Head of Finance and Governance

Location – Central Belt / Hybrid

Salary – £67,492 - £75,402

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland, helping the people of Scotland get the most from the sporting system. An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead, motivate and develop the strategic direction of our organisation’s finance and governance functions as our new Head of Finance and Governance. 

This is an ideal role for a senior-level finance professional who possesses a proven track record of effectively leading, managing and developing a team. A credible and influential leader with a clear vision, you will seek out innovative ways to drive continuous improvement across the organisation and sector, whilst promoting a positive team ethos and collaborative ways of working.

With a responsibility for managing annual audits, producing accounts and ensuring that budgets are prepared and managed effectively, you will be a strategic thinker adept at balancing benefit against risk and will use principles, sound values and business sense to make forward-thinking decisions. Strong commercial awareness and an ability to drive productivity and efficiency will allow you to confidently create procedures and structures that enable the achievement of corporate goals. 

If you are passionate about playing a key role in delivering the benefits of sport to the people of Scotland and have the high standards to ensure we continuously improve as an organisation, we would like to hear from you.

Applications in the form of a tailored CV and a covering letter (no longer than two pages), highlighting your skills and experience pertinent to the role, should arrive no later than midnight on Sunday 3 March.

For a confidential, informal discussion about the role, or to request a Candidate Information Pack, please contact LHH directly on +44 (0)141 220 6460 or email scotlandexecutive@lhh.com

Date published: 12 February 2024
Date updated: 12 February 2024

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