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Director of Finance

The Role

Director of Finance
£75,000 ETA (30hrs per week)

The role of the Director of Finance at St Columba’s Hospice is a vital one that ensures the safe, steady running of operations, services, and staff on an everyday basis. They are accountable for the Hospice’s strategic financial management and leadership as well as maxmising costs to invest in the organisations purpose and driving efficiency. Additionally, the Director of Finance will be an integral member of the Senior Leadership Team and contribute to the corporate strategy and business plans.

Who you are:

This is an exciting time to join St Columba’s Hospice and we are looking to speak to individuals who can bring strong leadership skills and passion for helping others. You’ll be a degree qualified accountant and member of one of the six recognised bodies.

Knowledge of the third sector, social care or charitable sector would be preferrable, but you will have a track record of leading a team and working closely with a board at a senior level.

You need to be able to effectively articulate financial terms for the broader team, and being a strong people manager is vital to developing and nurturing the talent of the finance team at St Columba’s Hospice.

Further details can be found in the person specification.

The logistics:

St Columba’s Hospice operate out of their beautiful Edinburgh office on Boswall Road, overlooking the Forth in Leith. The role will operate on a hybrid basis with expectation to be in the office to lead the team at least two days a week with an option to work at home the other two.


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