We have a fantastic opportunity for an adaptable, enthusiastic individual in our Finance Officer role.
About the role
Publishing Scotland, a charity and the network, trade and development body for the book publishing industry in Scotland, are seeking to recruit a part-time Finance Officer. We are a small team of 6 people, based in central Edinburgh. The hours are flexible, and remuneration will be based upon skills and experience. Ideally, you should have experience of working with Xero software.
Reporting to – Chief Executive or new Operations role (pending)
The Finance Officer is responsible for the day to day accounting and financial management of the charity. Working with project managers, the Finance Officer is also responsible for preparing management account for the Board of Trustees and the Audit and Risk sub-committee.
Key responsibilities and main tasks
1. STATUTORY FINANCIAL REPORTING FOR AUDIT, IN LINE WITH SORP REGULATIONS
2. MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
3. BOOKKEEPING TASKS
4. MONTHLY PAYROLL TASKS
5. OCCASIONAL TASKS
About Publishing Scotland
Publishing Scotland provides support, training, funding and advocacy for the book publishing sector in Scotland. As a membership organisation and charity, we act as the voice and network for publishing, to develop and promote the work of companies, organisations and individuals in the industry, and to co-ordinate joint initiatives and partnership.
We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including working from home, compressed hours, and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 30 paid days (pro rata) excluding bank holidays, and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the pension scheme, Death in Service benefit, access to Employee Assistance Programme, and a new technology/cycle scheme.
Please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm, 4 December.
Shortlisting Date: 7 December 2023
Interview Dates: week beginning 11 December 2023
We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our team. Publishing Scotland is committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to our work and can improve the way we deliver services.
Publishing Scotland, Scott House, 10 Sth St Andrew Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2AZ