Interim Assistant Finance Director

7 days left

Inverness, Highland
14 Mar 2023
27 Mar 2023
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

UHI Inverness is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. UHI Inverness has locations at Inverness Campus and also the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215 acre site. 

We are seeking an Interim Assistant Finance Director to provide an interim support to the Finance Director in maintaining and developing our organisational financial and management accounting services, in line with audit requirements.   The role holder will support change management and the continuous improvement of policies, procedures and practice in relation to the provision of efficient and effective financial and management accounting services.

Our finance team operates as part of a shared finance service within the UHI partnership.  This interim post will report to the Principal & CEO and will support the role of the Shared Service Finance Director in maintaining and developing the service.

The successful post holder will be a CCAB qualified accountant.

For full details of what the role entails, please see the attached job description and person specification. 

There is no set closing date for this vacancy and we will accept applications as they come in. We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time once a suitable candidate has been found. 

For informal queries related to this post, please contact the UHI Inverness Recruitment team on 01463 273210, or

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.