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East Lothian Housing Association
18 - 20 Market Street
East Lothian

Tel for applications - 01620825032

Email for applications - recruitment@elha.com

Contact for applications - Gary Fortune, Finance Manager or Paula Oliver, Director of Finance


Finance Officer

Scotland Region | East Lothian Housing Association
£32,111 - £35,260

Closing date

4th March 2019, at Midnight

Salary and Employment Details

35 Hours per week (Monday-Friday)
Salary £32,111 - £35,260 (Pay award pending) + final salary pension scheme.
EVH Grade 7, PA 22 - PA 25

Job Description

Working within our Finance Team, you will be responsible for assisting the Finance Manager in the managing of the financial affairs of the Association and its subsidiary company. Key tasks include maintaining ledgers, preparation of budgets and management accounts, payroll, VAT returns, reconciliation of bank and control accounts and analysis of performance.

You must be enthusiastic, highly organised and self-motivated. You will have sound experience of working in a busy finance office and of preparing management accounts and will have a good understanding of administering financial ledgers and of developing and implementing procedures. This post requires a minimum HND or equivalent in an accountancy/finance related subject and at least a partial professional accountancy qualification (e.g. CA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA).

A Disclosure Scotland check will be required for this post.


For an application pack, please go online at www.elha.com, telephone 01620 825032 or e-mail recruitment@elha.com (CV’s will not be accepted for this post).

For an informal discussion about this role please ask for Paula Oliver, Director of Finance or Gary Fortune, Finance Manager.

Closing date for applications: Monday 4 March 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 26 or Wednesday 27 March 2019

Scottish Charity No: SC028900.