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Interim Finance Director

Michael Page Finance
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Closing date
Feb 22, 2022

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Job Role
Finance Director/Head of Finance
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Qualified, CIMA
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Job Details

My client, a leading charity in Scotland is seeking to appoint in an interim Finance Director for a 9 month period to cover a period of transformation and change. The role is seeking a suitable level candidate who is available at short notice and can commit for a minimum of 9 months.

Client Details

Progressive and growing charity in Scotland who are a leading voice in their space.


  • Review, develop and implement financial policies and procedures for the organisation.
  • Prepare the annual budget and 3 year financial plan and constructively challenge and engage with budget holders.
  • Oversee day to day management of the organisations finances, ensuring that monthly management accounts and other reports are prepared to agreed timetables
  • Prepare annual statutory financial statements, liaise with external auditors and contribute to the Annual Report
  • Manage relationships with professional advisers and external agencies including bankers, investment manager, insurers and HMRC.
  • Work with the fundraising department to maximise unrestricted income and secure sufficient restricted income to support the delivery of charitable objectives.
  • Provide internal audit services to ensure compliance with key controls and continuous improvement
  • Ensure the organisation has effective governance processes around key strategic areas and is in compliance with all legislation.


  • Qualified Accountant - ICAS/ ACCA/ CIMA etc
  • Excellent communicator, both orally and in writing, with the ability to present complex information in simple terms to a variety of audiences
  • Experienced in preparation of business & financial plans, budgets, staff structures and committee procedures
  • Experienced staff manager with the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of effective staff management including team cooperation, performance, delegation and managing staff and resources from a variety of disciplines
  • Strategic and analytical thinker with sound judgement who can make clear and well-considered recommendations in uncertain circumstances

Job Offer

Salary/ day rate is flexible DOE.

To be discussed with review on application.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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