Finance Manager (Management and Control)

Inverness / Multiple
£32,811 - £35,703, plus benefits
21 Nov 2017
03 Dec 2017
Job Role
Finance Manager
Qualification Level
Part qualified
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Finance Manager (Management and Control)

Inverness, although other locations may be considered

£32,811 - £35,703, plus benefits


Background Information

Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) is an agency of Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) and its main task is to manage the National Forest Estate in Scotland. The FES Head Office is located in Inverness and is led by the Chief Executive. The preferred location for this role is Inverness, although other locations may be considered.

This exciting new post, which will report to the Senior Finance Manager (Management, Control and Systems), will play a key role in providing a high quality efficient and effective finance function and in informing financial decision making with a real impact on the organisation.

The key responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Provide support and deputise as required for the Senior Finance Manager (Management, Control and Systems);
  • Provide dedicated financial support and guidance to functional leads in order to provide a solid basis for business change and transformation;
  • Lead on budget setting and monitoring processes to providing accurate and timely financial reporting in accordance with agreed formats and timescales;
  • Leading on the financial support in delivering business cases to support change;
  • Provide financial guidance to all business areas on all financial aspects including business planning and budget monitoring processes, financial reviews and VAT matters;
  • Provision of financial analysis and interpretation of results to enable appropriate financial decision making and reporting aligned with the organisational strategies;
  • Lead on the continuous development and review of procedures for the allocation of overheads and cross-charging mechanisms within the organisation.

For more information and to apply, please visit our website:

0300 067 5300

Please quote ref 1563746.

Closing date: 3 December 2017 at 23:59

No recruitment agencies please.

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