Foundation Scotland
Foundation Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC022910

Foundation Scotland is an independent charity that strengthens local communities by providing a source of funding to community led projects the length and breadth of Scotland. It was established to help people and organisations give to good causes effectively and inexpensively.

Current vacancies

Assistant Accountant

  • Full time
  • £23,845
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd August 2019

Foundation Scotland [FS] is part of a global network of 1,800 community foundations which encourage philanthropy and other independent funding and which strengthen voluntary and community sectors where they operate. A quality accredited, independent registered charity, FS is the only community foundation in Scotland. With a national role, we enable independent funding to improve the lives of individuals and communities.

Reporting to the Chief Finance and Operations Officer [CFOO], the role will

  • Ensure that Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, and Banking transactions are timeously and accurately processed.
  • Carry out weekly payment runs for Grantees, Suppliers and Staff Expenses.
  • Carry out reconciliations on bank accounts and review Sales and Purchase Ledger balances for accuracy.
  • Undertake data imports from SalesForce into SunSystems and carry out related reconciliations.
  • Support the CFOO in the production of timeous and accurate financial and statistical information for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Adopt a continuous improvement approach and support the CFOO to streamline and automate processes.
  • Adhere to the team Service Levels Agreement with stakeholders.

Working with

  • Colleagues
  • Suppliers
  • Customers
  • Grant Applicants [assisting with payment queries]
  • Donors [assisting with donation queries]
  • Banks
  • External Audit