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Top job! Chief Financial Officer

  • Full time
  • £80,000 – £85,000
  • Hybrid: Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th July 2024

  • Advertised from 1st July 2024


At Age Scotland, our vision is to make Scotland the best place in the world to grow older. We focus on the issues that matter most to older people, working tirelessly to ensure everyone has the opportunity to live the best quality of life possible. We are keen to maximise our impact on the lives of all our older people, particularly those most in need.

Our values are to inspire, involve and empower older people in Scotland and to influence decision makers and others so that people can enjoy better later lives. We plan to double our income by 2029, and we are seeking a dedicated and strategic Chief Financial Officer who will be a key part of helping us address that challenge.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will develop and deliver an effective financial strategy which enables service delivery and growth. You will bring strong financial leadership, working closely with our senior management team and Board to ensure effective financial governance and enable informed decision-making. You will act as a trusted source of advice and insight to our CEO and to our Board, along with its Audit and Risk Committee. Given our ambitions to grow and diversify you will be a skilled strategist, delivering robust business cases for future investment, as well as critical challenge that will help drive Age Scotland’s strategy and operational plans. As a key member of the senior management team, you will play a vital and participative role in shaping both the strategic and operational decision-making processes and ultimately ensuring the long-term financial sustainability of the charity.

We are looking for a highly experienced and strategically minded finance professional with strong commercial acumen and the intellectual flexibility to move easily between detail and the bigger picture. Highly analytical with the ability to get “behind the numbers” and carry out financial analysis to allow well-informed commercial decisions you, will also bring a pragmatic approach, the ability to work at pace and a strong commitment to the aims and vision of Age Scotland.

Age Scotland embraces hybrid working and whilst our Headquarters are in Edinburgh, the successful candidate would not be required to be in the office on a full-time basis.

This role offers a unique opportunity for an ambitious and outward-thinking finance professional to influence future strategies and drive meaningful change within a dynamic organisation that serves as a key community partner throughout Scotland. To learn more please contact Douglas Adam at Livingston James, our retained recruitment advisors, via

Application notes

To apply, please send CV and covering letter, outlining interest and suitability, to

Age Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity