Finance & Administration Manager

Organisation: The Abbotsford Trust

Salary: £40,000-£45,000

Location: Melrose

Finance & Administration Manager

Work somewhere where a job is not just a ‘job’, where you can be part of a team with a passion for sharing Scotland’s heritage and making a real difference to local lives. Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott, is one of Scotland’s most important heritage sites and easily accessible from Edinburgh by road and rail. Now cared for by an independent charity, we are seeking a highly effective finance manager to work with us.

In this interesting and varied role you will be essential to the success of our charity. The Finance & Admin Manager plays a lead role in ensuring all financial and accounting procedures are robust and comply with best charity and fundraising practice. They are the lead within the Trust on the management and implementation of finance IT systems, financial procedures and administration, and support auditors with the production of annual accounts. As a small team run by staff and volunteers, you should be personable and flexible in your approach to others, and be prepared to be bitten by our passion for Scott and Abbotsford.

Full time, salary of £40,000 – £45,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Application Process

For more details of the role, please download the Job Description.

To apply, download and complete the Application Form from the website link. Candidates are asked to send the completed document, and if they wish an additional CV, to

Enquiries: 01896 752043

Interviews are scheduled for Tue, May 28th.

Application Deadline: Monday 20/05/2024