Finance Manager

Job Reference : ATR3279
Location : Ocean Point
Job Closing Date : 21/03/2018
Salary : Grade H: From £40,000 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed-Term
Department : Finance
Directorate : Corporate Services
Hours of work : 35
Contract Duration : 18 months


The Finance Manager is responsible for the organisation’s planning, budget setting and monitoring processes ensuring alignment of the activities with the goals, objectives and the risk appetite of the organisation. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that all statutory, regulatory and financial reporting requirements are adhered to, and will act as the finance lead on projects. Working with the Financial Accountant, the post holder will have significant input into the preparation of the annual financial statements in line with IFRS.

Knowledge/Skills and Experience:

  • A recognised professional accounting qualification with a minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience
  • Experience in preparation of financial statements under IFRS
  • Experience of creating budgetary control systems and reporting at a senior level
  • Experience of staff management, training, appraisal and motivation with good interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


VisitScotland actively promotes the Gaelic language and an interest in the language or possession of Gaelic Language skills would be considered a desirable attribute in any prospective employee.

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This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.