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Corporate Services Officer-Finance

Employer
Scotland Excel
Location
Paisley, Renfrewshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Scotland Excel is an award-winning Centre of Procurement Expertise providing a wide range of procurement, commissioning, consultancy, and learning and development services for our members.

Since 2008, we have helped to establish procurement as an effective driver for local and national economic growth and wellbeing. Our £2bn portfolio of collaborative contracts supports the delivery of savings, social value, community benefits, fair work practices and environmental policy, and covers a wide range of public services including construction, roads, transport, environment, corporate and education.

Scotland Excel also develops and manages arrangements which support the commissioning of care services for children and adults. Our national care contracts are developed in partnership with care professionals, including care providers, to support person-centred outcomes embedded within national policy.

We also provide procurement and consultancy services to help our members get the most from their procurement resources, ranging from ad-hoc tendering support through to transformation programmes and strategic procurement partnerships.

The Scotland Excel Academy offers applied learning programmes leading to accredited qualifications in procurement, leadership and management, coaching and mentoring, project management and business analysis, as well as short courses and workshops.

Scotland Excel is a non-profit organisation working with members from across the public sector including local authorities, health and social care partnerships, housing associations, and other public and third sector organisations.

About the role

Following a review of Scotland Excel’s Corporate Services structure, we are now looking to recruit a permanent Corporate Services Officer to join our busy and expanding team who provide support to the wider organisation.

Reporting to the Income & Finance Specialist the main remit of the postholder will be to support a range of finance-related services and systems including:

Work as a member of the Corporate Services Team to lead, support and provide a range of administrative and support services under the guidance of the Income & Finance Specialist.

Maintain effective relationships with colleagues across Scotland Excel to gather their requirements for support and ensure services are delivered to a high standard and on time.

Be responsible for maintenance of a range of internal and external business support services and systems

Support the delivery of planning and monitoring services which ensure effective use of Scotland Excel’s financial resources.

Maintain policies, procedures and processes which underpin the efficient delivery of finance services on behalf of the organisation.

Ensure the effective delivery of processes that control petty cash, staff expenses, purchase orders and amendments to payroll systems as required

Support the delivery of accounts payable including generation of invoices as required.

Support the delivery of accounts receivable, including generation of associated purchase orders as required.

Liaise with Renfrewshire Council to ensure compliance with Financial regulations and accounting standards

Full details of the post are on the job description available on the vacancies page of our website.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds, whether it is public or private sector.

What we can offer you

As well as a competitive salary, you will have access to all the benefits of working for a public sector organisation including a defined benefits pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, hybrid working (1 day office, 4 days remote working at present) and other flexible working options. You will have access to staff discounts and a range of other initiatives which reflect our commitment to creating a positive work-life balance for all our employees.

Visit our website to find out what makes Scotland Excel an employer of choice and what benefits we can offer you.

How to apply

In order to be considered for this post we ask that you submit a CV (not more than 3 pages) and a covering letter in which you should describe how your work experience to date and personal qualities would make you an excellent fit for this position. Please note that submissions without a covering letter will not be considered.

Please quote reference: BS-CSO-0424-10.

We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and guarantee an interview to those candidates who meet the essential requirements for the position. If you have a disability, please make us aware of it in your covering letter.

Please note - all applicants will be asked to provide proof of their right to work in the UK, and any offer of employment will be conditional upon verifying documentary evidence before employment commences.

Closing date is midday on Friday 17th May 2024.

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