Equate Finance and Ops Coordinator - Part time, 12 mth FTC

Updated: 20 days ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 08 Oct 2020

Equate Finance and Ops Coordinator - Part time, 12 mth FTC
£26,715 pro rata, Grade 4,

Finance and Operations Co-ordinator – Part-time (21.75 hours per week) Fixed term contract until September 2021.

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 like many employers we are working from home due to the ongoing Covid situation. You will be joining a proactive team, dedicated to the cause of women’s social and economic equality.

The role

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 work closely with the Director of Equate Scotland to optimise the organisations financial strategy and ensure continued financial stability. You will lead two members of the Support team in providing financial and administrative support to Equate Scotland.

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 systems and administration as well as experience in line managing a team. You will work closely with the project officers in the financial management of their projects. You will have an eye for detail and be able to manage your time effectively.

Applicants must demonstrate:

• Practical experience of financial systems and administration, evidencing their experience in budget review and analysis, financial reporting, and procurement systems.
• 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 management skills and working


The ideal candidate would have a working knowledge of accounting software, preferably 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, £26,715 pro rata

Additional Information

Closing date: Thursday 8th October (11:59pm GMT)
Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 19th October 2020

Please note due to COVID-19 initial interviews will take place via webex

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. More details can be found here.


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