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Head of Finance and Procurement

Head of Finance and Procurement
£63,530 – £68,223 per annum
Hybrid working – Glasgow or Edinburgh


On behalf of our client, a national public body, we are seeking to appoint an experienced senior finance manager to deliver a challenging finance agenda in order to support and develop the core functions of the organisation to meet it its statutory obligations and the Board’s corporate goals, whilst mitigating risks appropriately.

The role will support the Director of Finance, Planning & Governance to create the organisation’s financial strategy which will include five year financial planning to ensure that sustainable financial balance is achieved. You will also be responsible for managing the Procurement activity for the organisation and the use of Service Level Agreements.

You will well versed in providing accurate, relevant and timely financial reporting and adhering to financial ‘best practice’ and regulatory standards at all times whilst maintaining high levels of customer service.

With responsibility for a team of eight and two direct reports, you will be a confident people manager with clear leadership attributes, capable of supporting and motivating a team to deliver results across multiple projects.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will hold a professional CCAB recognised accountancy qualification, demonstrate excellent communication and written skills and be a competent user of IT. Prior experience in a Government-funded organisation would be desirable, but is not essential for this position.

If you are keen to apply your technical, financial and people management skills to help the organisation continually drive improvement, we would welcome your application.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Danielle Cairney, Gillian Blackadder or Donogh O’Brien at Aspen on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8th February 2023

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter as one document, via the apply button.