Current vacancies

Head of Finance

21 Hours per week (negotiable)

Salary £53,272 – £58,236 pa

Based in either Edinburgh or Glasgow and with hybrid working 


As the Head of Finance, you will be working with the Chief Executive, Senior Management Team and Board of Trustees to implement Corra’s long term finance strategy, particularly in relation to cash flow and reserves to ensure we have the resources we need to deliver our charitable objectives. As well as this, your role will entail working alongside the Finance Manager in their role of supporting, managing and training the wider finance team, and improving systems and processes where necessary.

The successful applicant will have a detailed knowledge of accounting principles and relevant qualifications, and a track record of successfully leading and managing a finance team. You will have strong analytical skills and be able to demonstrate strategic thinking. You will have a proficiency in accounting software, and an awareness of the strengths and weaknesses of different accounting packages.

Additionally, you should have excellent communication and presentation skills, and experience of presenting complex financial information to Trustees, Senior Management Team, and non-finance managers.

You will have experience of working in the charitable sector and handling charitable accounts, as well as having a high level of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.

You must be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CIPFA or equivalent) and have a minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience.

This role would be suitable for someone who has extensive experience as a previous charity Head of Finance who has a strong mix of financial accounting, business partnering, and staff management.

As with other Corra staff, there will be the requirement to be flexible and to provide support for other aspects of Corra business as and when required.

The role will be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow, alongside Corra’s hybrid working policy which enables a high degree of flexibility.

As an inclusive employer, we welcome conversations on flexible working and any reasonable adjustments that may be required.

The role offers an exciting opportunity for someone who shares Corra’s vision and is a chance to contribute to real change in Scotland.

Closing date for applications:

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 13 October 2022

Interviews are scheduled to be held weeks commencing 24 and 31 October 2022 in Edinburgh.

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Please download the application pack documents for this role

Head of Finance - Job Description
Head of Finance - Person Specification
Head of Finance - Terms & Conditions
Job Application Form
Application Guidance Notes
Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form

  • Corra is happy to talk flexible working with all employees and those enquiring about a role at Corra.
  • Corra is a Living Wage employer .
  • Corra is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and continues to listen and learn. Including looking at what this means for Corra’s responsibilities as an employer, a charity and independent foundation, a funder, a partner (including delivering funding on behalf of others) and as an organisation that seeks to influence change more widely in Scotland.
  • Corra is a Healthy Working Lives organisation, and has been awarded the bronze certificate and is now working towards achieving the silver as Corra works to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of staff.