Fixed term contract until June 2021.
Part time: 21.75 hours per week
Who are we?
Equate Scotland is the national expert organisation on women’s under-representation in science, engineering, technology and the built environment. We are hosted by and partner with Edinburgh Napier University.
We are based in the heart of Edinburgh city centre in the Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart campus. We work with industry, academia, the Scottish Government and public bodies to make tangible and sustainable change, enabling more women to study and work in these key sectors.
You can find out more information about us here.
We believe in creating an inclusive and enjoyable place of work and are therefore happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. You will be joining a proactive team, dedicated to the cause of women’s social and economic equality.
We are looking for a Finance and Operations Co-ordinator to join our team for 21.75 hours per week on a fixed term contract. You will lead the Support team (currently consisting of this role, a Project Administrator and Events Organiser) in providing financial and administrative support to Equate Scotland. You will work closely with the Director of Equate Scotland to optimise the organisation’s financial strategy and ensure continued financial sustainability.
To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please click here for the role description.
Who we are looking for
This role is ideal for someone with a proactive and organised approach with extensive experience in financial administration and experience in line managing a team. You will have an eye for detail and be able to manage your time effectively.
Applicants must demonstrate:
- Practical experience of financial administration, evidencing their experience in procurement processes, budget analysis and financial reporting
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- Good organisational skills, with the ability to manage their own time effectively and prioritise tasks whilst working to deadlines
- Excellent team working
The ideal candidate would have a working knowledge of accounting software (e.g. Agresso) although training would be provided.
Benefits we offer
In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.
Salary: Grade 4 GBP 26715 pro rata
Closing date: 2nd April 2020 (midnight GMT)
Interviews are expected to be held Friday 17th April 2020
Please note due to COVID-19 interviews will take place via phone or video conferencing.
The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.