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Head of Finance and Operations

Social Investment Scotland

Head of Finance and Operations

Edinburgh, with flexibility

Salary: c.£70,000

Social Investment Scotland (SIS) are a social investment finance intermediary (SIFI) operating across Scotland and beyond. Our mission is ‘to connect capital with communities, to make a real, measurable and sustainable impact upon peoples’ lives.’ This connection happens in two ways. We help social enterprises and mission driven businesses access the finance and support they need to support delivery of their own missions; and we support a growing community of social investors, looking for both a financial and a social return on their investment – access opportunities.

The Head of Finance and Operations is a key member of the SIS leadership team providing strategic and operational oversight of the finance function. On an ongoing basis, this role will hold responsibility for monitoring, reporting and controls to ensure compliance with internal and statutory policies and procedures, but also provide strategic input to the organisations investment relationships.

You will have extensive strategic level finance experience and be confident in presenting at Board level, working with and supporting a finance team as well as a recognised professional accountancy qualification.   The Head of Finance and Operations attends the Audit & Risk Committee and Capital & Finance Committee meetings.  This role works closely with the CEO and provides overall support and financial expertise to the organisation and has a key part to play in the overall running, strategic planning and best practice of the business.

For a confidential discussion please contact Debbie Shields or Donogh O’Brien at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

More information on the organisation, role and how to apply can be found at

Closing date for applications: Friday 27th August 2021