Deputy Financial Controller

Organisation: Glasgow Science Centre

Salary: £33,594 - £37,672 per annum

Location: Glasgow

Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is an educational charity and leading science centre and visitor attraction with a 5-star status. Our mission is to inspire everyone to explore and understand the world around them and to discover and enjoy science.

We are a place of learning, creativity, curiosity, and fun, inspiring and empowering around half a million people every year, both inside and outside our amazing centre in Pacific Quay, on the banks of the Clyde.

Our state-of-the-art centre contains more than 450 interactive exhibits, a digital planetarium, a science show theatre, Newton Flight Academy, a teaching laboratory, an IMAX cinema, and a maker space. We also take science out of our centre and across Scotland with our On Tour programme and our Community Engagement Programme works closely with people in our local communities.

Our staff are vitally important to us and play a key role in achieving our mission. We value diversity in our workforce and want our workforce to reflect the diverse communities we serve bringing a range of skills, experiences, knowledge, and ideas to help towards our mission.

Our company values are important to us as they underpin who we are and how we work, what we believe in and stand for:

We strive for excellence

We are inclusive

We innovate

We collaborate


Are you committed to seeking excellence, creativity and innovation? Do GSC’s mission and values excite you? Do you want to work in a positive, vibrant and collaborative environment?

We are recruiting for a Deputy Financial Controller to deputise for the Financial Controller in their absence, and support them in delivering accurate, timely and high-quality financial information to internal and external parties. The post holder will provide support to all department and project managers with financial issues, and will be responsible for the management and development of the Finance team.

You will be qualified/newly qualified with a recognised accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA) and will be highly proficient in using Microsoft office packages including Teams and SharePoint. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills whilst dealing with non-financial departments, and excellent organisational and problem solving skills. You will have a high degree of commitment to GSC’s vision, mission and values.

If this sounds like you then we would love you to get in touch!

Application Deadline: Thursday 03/08/2023