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Chief Finance Officer

Location: Aberdeen
Vacancy Reference Number: 3479
Closing Date: 16 Nov 2018, 12:00

Cornerstone is one of Scotland’s largest charities and providers of social care. With a turnover of £40 million it is a sizeable business and one that works in partnership with 19 local authorities and employs over 2,200 people. Their charitable aim is to enable the people they support to live a valued life – a life they choose. Alongside their core values – to be caring, customer focussed, professional and pioneering – their charitable purpose guides all that they do.

As a member of Cornerstone’s Leadership Team your main role will be to have overall responsibility for ensuring that the Board, the CEO, other members of the Leadership Team and the Branch Leaders have access to timely financial information to assist them to undertake their duties effectively. You will work closely with the Finance Lead within Cornerstone Central to ensure that she provides the highest level of expertise, advice and support to ensure that colleagues can do their jobs well and can provide excellent service to the people Cornerstone supports. You will be responsible for certain areas of designated expertise namely Finance, Legal, Property and Procurement.

The successful candidate will have sound financial management skills including the ability to analyse and interpret financial data. He / she will also have knowledge of finance related technology and how it can maximize efficiency and customer satisfaction. Experience of working at senior level in an organisation of comparable size is essential as is a professional qualification in a related discipline (CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CIPFA).

Cornerstone is currently going through significant change as it adopts a new way of working which aims to address some of the challenges faced by the social care sector. Their new model – Local Cornerstone – is receiving worldwide attention. It is an exciting time to be joining the organisation.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Debbie Shields at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

For more information on the role, organisation and how to apply please visit www.aspenpeople.co.uk/cornerstone

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 16th November 2018.