Finance & Administration Officer

  • Contract type: Full-time
  • Salary: £23000 (circa) per annum, dependent on skills and relevant experience
  • Location: Camanachd Association, Inverness
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week with a flexible work pattern
  • Additional Benefits: Pension contribution

The Camanachd Association is the Governing Body for shinty and our objective is to protect and enhance shinty as a vibrant and integral part of Scottish life. As part of that vision the post holder will be responsible for working with local partners to grow the game of successful candidate will be a key member of the organisation’s Team, responsible to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors for all finance, administration and office systems.

This is a full time post and will require occasional weekend working for specific planned CA activities which will be compensated for by time off in lieu. Ensuring our values, our operating principles, equality and inclusion continues to be a core aspect of the role. If you are interested and passionate about making a difference, if you are keen to support local communities enhancing the opportunities available in shinty then we want to hear from you.

For full details please down load the job description and candidate specification and submit your application today.

Finance Administration – JD 2023

The purpose of the post:

In line with the wider Strategic Plan for Shinty, the post holder will take lead responsibility for a range of business areas including finance, membership administration, office administration and general communications.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead responsibility for finance
  • Provide monthly management accounts to the CEO and relevant budget reports to staff upon request demonstrating up to date income and expenditure and communicating its impact on the association.
  • Work with the CA’s appointed accountants to prepare end-of-year returns.
  • Prepare HMRC information and VAT partial exemption quarterly
  • Maintain asset registry and security of assets.
  • A member of the Finance Committee responsible for preparing finance board report and signatory to the CA bank account.
  • Administration of all invoicing and supplier payments, the purchase order system, Debtor & Creditor tracking and monthly bank reconciliation – all via SAGE
  • Provide front line response to general office enquiries from Members or the wider public and provide administrative advice and support to the wider staff as appropriate.
  • Develop, implement and embed efficient office processes and procedures to meet current legislation, data protection requirements and best business practice.
  • Lead responsibility of administration for club, association and individual memberships and the main contact point for all membership and insurance enquiries.
  • Provide administrative support for the CEO at meetings and general staff administration and company HR support.
  • Responsible for maintaining an efficient working environment and with preparation of board papers
  • Provide progress reports as required, plus recommendations for future improvement upon request.

General responsibilities include:

  • Profiling Shinty through Camanachd Association social media channel, website and other publications on a regular and proactive basis
  • Any other duties as may be delegated.

Application Process

Interested individuals should submit a CV (including two named references) and covering letter detailing why they would like to be considered for this position. Applicants will be considered on an ongoing basis until the role has been filled. Please ensure you address your experience in relation to the areas outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification. Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Completed applications should be marked ‘Private & Confidential’ with the role you are applying for clearly marked and sent to: If you have any queries about either of the two roles please contact Derek Keir via email on or via telephone on 01463 715931