Finance Business Partner - Charity

Hutcheon Mearns is delighted to be recruiting a Finance Business Partner for a charity based in Edinburgh City Centre. The charity is a well-known Scottish brand that has recently embarked on a new 5-year strategy and is seeking a talent finance professional to support it to meet key objectives. The role is offering up to £45,000 per annum + additional benefits. 

The Opportunity 

The role of Finance Business Partner is a newly created role reporting directly to the Head of Finance and will work closely with the wider organisation. As Finance Business Partner, you will be charged with driving both income and cost efficiencies; presenting key financial findings to senior management to aid decision making and drive performance. Moreover, you will manage an Assistant Finance Business Partner and play a key role across finance - supporting the wider finance team around month and year end. 

Your role will include: 

  • Line management of 1 direct report 
  • Management accounts and reporting 
  • Budgeting and forecasting 
  • Business partnering with finance and non-finance colleagues alike 
  • Systems and process development 
  • Regulation, compliance and governance controls
  • Supporting financial accounting deadlines 
  • Deputising to the Head of Finance

Background and Experience

Our client is keen to speak to individuals with the following profile:

  • Experience of working in a similar role within a charity or not-for-profit organisation
  • Hold or working towards an accountancy qualification (desirable NOT essential) 
  • Experience of managing or supervising staff
  • Experience of business partnering with and influencing senior management
  • Strong data skills (MS Excel) with an eye for process improvement 
  • Strong presentation skills (PowerPoint)

Flexibility and Benefits 

The role of Finance Business Partner is offering the following package: 

  • Up to £45,000 per annum (DOE) 
  • 32.5 hour working week 
  • Flexible working policy (start / finish times + home working)
  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Other benefits and details available on request

The office is based in Edinburgh City Centre and is easily accessible via public transport. 

Next Steps

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career or feel a change of environment or sector is your next path, this could be the ideal job opportunity for you! To apply, please send a full CV. For a confidential discussion or more information, please reach out to Jack Ramage at Hutcheon Mearns on Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered for this role as no sponsorship is available.