Finance Director Vacancy

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced volunteer to maintain our financial records and to help us develop our financial reporting systems over the next 3 years. 


Applications are sought from interested individuals by Saturday 25th August 2018

27th Jul 18

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Role Description: Finance Director 

Appointed by: SOA Membership (to be approved at EGM, 22nd September 2018)
Period of tenure: Three years
Reports to: SOA Chair 

This is a voluntary position to administer the financial business of the SOA in collaboration with the Board.

Duties and Responsibilities
o Keep in regular contact with the Chief Operating Officer at the National Centre over financial matters
o Attend quarterly SOA Board meetings (normally 4 per year); provide budget statements and forecasts.
o Annual General Meeting: liaise with auditor and prepare report and accounts
o Liaise with SOA Squads (ScotJOS, SEDS, Vets) regarding financial matters.
o Attend the 6-Day Co. AGM as a shareholder; receive copies of the minutes of the AGM and Directors’ Meetings.

Quarterly tasks: 
o    Collect quarterly revenue form 6 day Company 
o    Review accounts and financial information provided by COO/National Centre 
o    Review Stirling Surveys map printing contract

Annual tasks: 
o    February/March: with COO, prepare accounts for previous year
o    April: manage professional staff pay increases, make recommendation to SOA Board and advise sportscotland of changes
o    June: with COO, prepare annual reports for Companies House and the Charity Regulator
o    July: update insurance schedule
o    October/November: contribute to submission to sportscotland for investment by preparing financial information for the current year and proposals for the new year
o    November: attribute budget lines to Directors and prepare next annual budget for approval by SOA Board.

If you are interested in applying for the Finance Director position on our Board please send a note of interest to include a CV or support statement outlining your skills, experience and suitability to the role to the Company Director, The closing date for applications is Saturday 25th August 2018. Should you wish to submit a paper application, please send to Company Secretary, Scottish Orienteering, National Orienteering Centre, Glenmore Lodge,Aviemore. PH22 1QU

Posted on 27th Jul 18
by Fiona Keir