Deputy Head of Finance (Part Time – 20 Hours)
Lowland RFCA

Lowland RFCA is an enabling organisation supporting the Reserve Forces and Cadet Organisations across the region.  Funded by the Ministry of Defence, we provide a number of key functions including maintenance of properties across 137 sites.  Another of our key, and expanding, functions is to provide Administrative and Logistic support to the Army Cadet Force – a vibrant national voluntary youth organisation.  This is an opportunity to be a key part of a highly motivated, strong performing, and small and friendly finance team based in Maryhill, Glasgow.

You will play a crucial role in the department fulfilling a range of duties. This includes responsibility for Purchase Ledger, carrying out low volume credit control duties on an ad hoc basis, issuing sales invoices, dealing with queries from customers/suppliers on invoices issued/received, Managing banking, including regular reconciliation of bank accounts, the preparation of nominal reconciliations, the set up and reporting on individual Resource Manager Budgets and deputising, where required, at meetings for the Head of Finance. 

You should have relevant experience of working in a finance environment (ideally public sector). A formal qualification in Accounting would also be an advantage. Applicants are required to have strong IT skills including familiarity with MS office applications with a minimum intermediate proficiency in Excel, and proven experience in IT accounting packages

The salary is £25,383 pro rata which equates to pay band D in the MOD Civil Service.  Annual leave, excluding public holidays, is 25 days rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service. Previous service in the public sector will count towards qualifying years’ service. There is an excellent RFCA Pension Scheme, entrance to which is subject to the rules of the scheme.  We can be flexible with the pattern of hours, though we would require them to be agreed prior to employment beginning.

Application packs can be downloaded here or if that is not possible requested by email to [email protected] or telephone to 0141 945 4951. 

Completed Applications along with CV should be submitted by email to [email protected] by 15.00 on Wednesday 25 September 2019.  

Reserve Forces