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Canal House, G4 9SP
£65,000.00 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Scottish Canals are fundamental in delivering inclusive growth and economic success across the breadth of the canals in Scotland. Having recently become a Non-Departmental Public Body, we conserve canals as part of our heritage and transform them to play a vital role in Scotland today.

Scotland’s canals have a proud and rich history, having contributed to the country’s economy for over 200 years. Having enjoyed a renaissance over the last few years, we are now adopting and using these working heritage assets for 21st century purposes; reimagining the ways we value, protect and enjoy our canal corridors.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Head of Finance to join our senior leadership team to help ensure that our organisation operates efficiently, flexibly and as creatively as possible.  The Head of Finance will act as a critical advisor during Executive Meetings to aid corporate decision making. The role will require close working with senior colleagues across different partnerships, specifically Scottish Government. The successful candidate must be able to drive, motivate and inspire whilst leading the delivery of the strategic financial function of Scottish Canals supported by the Finance team.   The successful individual will be a proactive and collaborative leader with the ability to deliver commercially astute and solutions driven strategic financial business partnering across the business. Reporting to the Finance and Business Services Director, the Head of Finance will be responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of a cost-effective Finance Strategy that ensures effective financial controls whilst facilitating the achievement of Scottish Canals’ goals as outlined by the Corporate Strategy.

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