Abernethy Trust
Work from Home
Finance: Salary/Allowance
Duration: Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Finance & Fundraising
Posted: 24 Nov 2021
Closes: 17 Dec 2021

Head of Finance

Abernethy Trust

OUR PRAYER FOR A HEAD OF FINANCE
We are seeking God for someone who can lead all aspects of financial management for the Abernethy Trust and can assist the CEO and Centre Directors, providing wise financial governance that  will ultimately enable our guests and staff to encounter the transformative power of God’s love at our Centres.

Our prayer is for someone who can offer the calling, gifts and experience outlined below:

CALLING

  • You have a growing Christian faith and an alignment with Abernethy’s vision and mission
  • You carry a conviction that faithfulness to the gospel requires us to share the good news in both word and deed

GIFTS & STRENGTHS

  • You will have an excellent understanding of accounting, business to business relationships and organisational development
  • You will be able to present financial reports, results and forecasts to the Abernethy Leadership Team and advise on the implications
  • You will assist the CEO and Centre Directors with project management, including building development projects and infrastructure improvements
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work closely with each Centre Director to ensure budgets are managed and good stewardship is exercised, supporting them and providing advice and guidance
  • You will be a great communicator with leadership and team management experience
  • You will play a part in shaping the direction of the Trust by being part of the Abernethy Leadership Team and working closely with and supporting the CEO

EXPERIENCE & QUALITIES

  • You will have a nationally recognised professional accountancy qualification
  • You will have at least 6 years relevant experience in finance and operations management and management accounting
  • You will have extensive experience with Xero and Excel
  • You will have experience in, and an aptitude for, financial planning, analysis and control and experience of supporting Trustees with financial information
  • You will have a proven track record in implementing change or development project management

WE WOULD ALSO LOVE YOU TO HAVE

  • An understanding of charity accounting
  • Previous experience of working with a church or Christian charity
  • An interest in outdoor adventure

WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU?

  • A monthly salary (plus allowances as required)
  • The possibility of part-time or flexible working (we would require you to work a minimum of 30 hours which would include spending one day per week at our Trust Office in Nethy Bridge)
  • Accommodation (if required)
  • 30 days paid annual leave (pro rata, increases with length of service)
  • Use of Centre facilities and equipment
  • Favourable rates for family on most Abernethy holidays and camps

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Abernethy Trust

At Abernethy, we believe that shared adventures in the outdoors create incomparable opportunities to transform lives.  Abernethy Trust provides adventure residential experiences through outdoor adventure centres in wild locations across Scotland. 
Address:
Abernethy Trust
Abernethy
Nethybridge
Inverness-shire
PH25 3ED
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: 01479 818001