Finance and IT Manager

  • Position: Finance and IT Manager
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £39,915 - £43,185
  • Hours: 35 per week
  • Grade: EVH Grade 8
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 2 November 2020

Glasgow West Housing Association Ltd is a voluntary, not for profit organisation and a registered charity.  With history dating back to 1978, we have a vision of shaping thriving communities.  With over 1500 rented properties: Homes are our purpose, service and sustainability our priority.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to lead our Finance and IT Team.  The vacancy has arisen following the appointment of our existing Finance and IT Manager to the Corporate Director role.

The successful candidate will be performance driven, and will demonstrate role flexibility, proficient IT skills, excellent communication, multi-tasking and interpersonal skills.  An accounting qualification and experience of preparing financial management reports is essential.

Core Responsibilities:
Responsible for the management of a small staff team (finance, IT and debt management)
Fostering a proactive team culture that demonstrates ownership and ensures the successful delivery and achievement of operational and performance standards in support of the corporate objectives of GWHA and its commercial subsidiary Glasgow West Enterprises.
High level of technical knowledge and experience, focus on compliance, risk management and co-ordination of team performance.

Key Tasks:
Operational leadership and direction of Finance and IT Team activities and performance.
Financial management and planning; compliance with internal financial controls
Treasury management policy implementation.
Annual Accounts/Audit preparation
Budget Preparation
Risk Management including fraud and cyber risk.
Contributing to the development of the Corporate strategy and leading on policy/procedures/KPIs, mitigating risk and ensuring compliance with governance, regulatory and legislative requirements.
Promote innovation in ICT, contribute towards strategy and overseeing systems/software implementations.
Office management solutions

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 2 November 2020.

Provisional Interview Date:  Thursday 19 November 2020

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure Scotland check.

For further information and an application pack, please visit our website:

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