Finance and Administrator Officer - Scotland Malawi Partnership

Finance and Administrator Officer - Scotland Malawi Partnership

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £25,299 (£15,179.40 pro rata for 3 days - 22.5 hours)

About the Organisation

The Scotland Malawi Partnership (SMP) is the national civil society network coordinating, supporting and representing the people-to-people links between our two nations. We have over 1,100 members and we represent a community of 94,000 Scots with active links to Malawi.

Role and Responsibilities

The post-holder will assist the Chief Executive in the management and maintenance of office, administrative and financial systems within the Scotland Malawi Partnership in order to sustain the ongoing smooth and cost effective running of the organisation. This will include: management of all accounting/bookkeeping/financial and management reporting; managing all receipts and payments of funds; preparing for annual accounts, managing annual returns; managing the independent examination of accounts; managing the budgeting process; servicing the Audit and Finance Committee; supporting SMP’s sister organisation MaSP with financial reporting and budgeting; taking responsibility for health and safety systems; and maintaining general office administration systems.

Person Specification

The post-holder should have demonstrable prior experience in bookkeeping, statutory reporting, financial management and oversight, and have proven experience in business administration:

  • Good numeracy, literacy and oral communication skills
  • Good organisational skills and ability to manage oneself and others in a small team
  • Demonstrable financial accounting experience using Sage or similar accountancy software
  • Demonstrable experience of financial reporting to management, stakeholders and funders
  • Experience of using IT and web-based technology
  • Skilled in the use of MS Office applications, particularly Excel and Word
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, be proactive and offer a solution-oriented approach
  • Determined and committed to high quality standards

How to Apply

Please complete an application form and follow the instructions on how to apply here.

Closing date: 9am on 12th February 2018.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 15th February.

For more information please visit the website.

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