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We’re Looking For A Head of Finance (Maternity Cover)

Location: Hybrid – King’s Lynn, Norfolk 
Salary: £54,000 (pro-rata for part-time) 
Type: Part Time, Temporary (12 months) 2 days a week. 

The Charity & The Vision

Scotty’s Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting military children and young people (0 to 25 years) who have experienced the death of a parent who served in the British Armed Forces.   

Inspired by the experience of Army widow Nikki Scott, following the death of her husband Corporal Lee Scott in Afghanistan in 2009, the charity, which was set up in 2010, provides support and guidance to hundreds of bereaved military children and young people throughout their childhood.   

In 2023 Scotty’s supported 659 young people but aims to be supporting 1,000+ bereaved military children and young people annually by 2030.  Having established a key role within the Armed Forces charitable sector over the past decade, Scotty’s is now embarking on a growth phase to build a charity capable of delivering its 2030 goals.  

View our full list of current UK military charity job vacancies here.

The Head of Finance (Maternity Cover) Role:

This role is a temporary, part-time position of Head of Finance (Mat Leave Cover), taking responsibility for the charity’s day-to-day financial management. The successful candidate will be covering the responsibilities of the current Head of Finance during her maternity leave. 

  • Management of the finance function
  • Preparation of budgets, forecasts, and cash flows
  • Maintenance of financial ledgers and accounting processes
  • Preparation of Monthly Management Reports for Chief Executive & Trustees
  • Cash management and treasury duties, including credit control
  • Stock control
  • Management of Grant income and spending
  • Ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls are maintained
  • VAT and Statutory Accounts 
  • Audit work

Job Requirements

We're looking for someone:

Who has energy and drive, who moves quickly and shares our entrepreneurial spirit! Who is a team player, can manage their own time but also work collaboratively. Who really cares about the impact of their work. Who owns their weaknesses and learns from their mistakes, using them to help Scotty’s to grow and move forwards.

The Scotty’s Way and our non-negotiables. 

At Scotty’s our personal performance is only 50% of what success looks like. Our culture is as important to us as anything else. If you agree to join the team, you are signing up to the Scotty’s Way. 

At the heart of the Scotty’s Way are our four core values as created by the whole team.

  • Families Come First
  • Everyone A Supporter, Every Supporter A VIP
  • Love What You Do
  • Remember, Every Day
We can offer:

Unlimited holiday

Flexible working

Hybrid remote/office working

A flat structure where everyone has a voice

Wellbeing first aiders

Birthday day off

Free fruit Mondays

Bike to work scheme

How to apply

To apply for this role, please note that we will require the following:

A completed application form – Download our application form here.

A covering letter detailing why you think you’re a good fit for this role.

An up-to-date CV.

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