Programme Accountant (part Time)

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Job Description

Part time - 17.5 Hours per week
Fixed term to 29.03.24
Blackwood Neighbourhoods for Independent Living (BNIL)
Remote work Available
Substantive place of work: Based at our Head Office or one of the three neighbourhood locations
Salary 33,541 - 36,260 per annum Pro rataWe have an exciting opportunity for a Programme Accountant. This key role supports the successful delivery of a ground-breaking, new and unique project. Blackwood Neighbourhoods for Independent Living. (Supporting people in communities to live healthier for longer).The overall programme will operate across three demonstrator neighbourhoods in Scotland, with industry and academic partners. It addresses five themes:

  • Sustaining Physical Activity
  • Designing Age-Friendly Homes
  • Managing the Common Complaints of Ageing
  • Creating Healthy and Active Places
  • Supporting Social Connections
The successful applicant will be responsible for the programme accounting within the BNIL Project. More specifically provide support to the Programme Lead with all the financial information on each of the workstreams. Work closely with the thematic leads in a Business Partner capacity to ensure financial inputs to project reports are accurate with financial risks clearly identified.Can you bring this to Blackwood?EUR?
  • Demonstrable experience of programme accounting?
  • Part qualified accountant or Qualified by Experience?
  • Demonstrable experience of budgeting, forecasting and business partnering?
  • Strong collaboration skills?
  • A flexible approach to ever changing needs as the project evolves?
If you are saying yes, then you might be the candidate we are looking for!We are seeking to appoint someone who is at minimum Part Qualified (Professional Accountancy Qualification) or has extensive experience in a comparable role. The successful candidate will be a confident, proficient and forward-thinking professional who can budget, plan and manage projects in this capacity.The successful candidate will demonstrate competency, experience and success in the areas of Programme Accountancy and Budget Management required for this role.Our Employee Benefits packageOur people are our greatest assets and we have been in awe of the fantastic work all our teams have continued to provide to our customers during the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, we provide:
  • Fully paid induction and personal development opportunities
  • Company sick pay scheme on completion of probationary period
  • 34 days?EUR(TM) holiday per annum, pro rata for part-time hours
  • Company mobile phone
  • Company pension scheme and Death in Service Benefit
  • Flexible and family-friendly policy and procedures
  • Access to employee wellbeing support networks such as a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program, Mental Health First Aiders, Wellbeing Hub and employee engagement forum
Guidance for applicantsIn accordance with the new immigration rules, employers must hold a licence of sponsorship to recruit all overseas candidates who do not have the right to work in the UK. It is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.We ask that all applicants read the Job Pack before completing the application form, available on the Careers section of our website. Successful candidates will be required to obtain a Basic Disclosure Certificate.Blackwood is committed to diversity and inclusion and as an accredited Disability Confident Employer, we will interview all candidates with a disability who meet the minimum requirements for the post.For further details please download the full candidate brochure by visiting; closing date for applications for this post will be 12/07/2021.Reference ID: FWBBWPAContract length: 30 monthsPart-time hours: 17.5 per weekApplication deadline: 12/07/2021Job Types: Part-time, ContractSalary: 33,541.00-36,260.00 per yearBenefits:
  • Company pension
  • Flexible schedule
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programmes
  • Monday to Friday

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