Head of Finance

The role

Are you an experienced finance professional who can use your skills to help Leuchie House to deliver more of our purpose to more people? If you want to join a purpose driven team, with clear ambition and you want to broaden your range of influence across a whole organisation this might be the ideal role for you.

About you

As a qualified accountant, you will be interested in using your well-developed analytical skills alongside your persuasive and excellent verbal and written communication skills to help drive our organisation forward. You will care about causes and you will understand or be keen to learn about and apply your knowledge of the context in which a charity operates.

Whilst you will be able to use finance systems to produce and analyse data, we are more interested in your ability to translate that knowledge into information which your leadership team colleagues and management team can use to make decisions.

About the role

All members of the leadership team have shared responsibility to ensure that Leuchie delivers high quality of care, as measured by the Care Inspectorate, within a financially sustainable operational model.

This role works closely with the CEO and has lead responsibility for ensuring organisational delivery and growth takes place in the context of a sustainable financial model. With good attention to detail and through constructive challenge and advice, you will contribute to overall leadership, strategy design, planning and reporting.

Preparing budgets and accounts, accurately and pro-actively monitoring and reporting our income and expenditure and supporting decision making with financial planning information will be important features of the role.


We offer a wide range of staff benefits including hybrid working, cycle to work scheme, an excellent pension scheme and 35 days paid holidays. Our offices are in a beautiful mature estate, just over a mile from North Berwick. We are the best at what we do in the country and we offer an environment in which people can expand to fulfil their potential, whilst making a difference which matters.

About Leuchie

Leuchie House is a unique, independent charity working in Scotland. Our professional care, nursing and therapy teams enable guests with long term conditions to have a great holiday which in turn, gives their carers a break. What we do makes a real difference to the lives of thousands of people. Beyond this we provide important health and technology resources and training which returns some independence to those with whom we work.

In these and other ways we are re-imagining respite for a future generation. We are a warm and welcoming organisation, with regular and active involvement of our Royal Patron. We are led by a very committed Board, with strong ambitions. We have emerged from COVID resilient, thriving and eager to make the next leap in our evolution, as an organisation which impacts people’s lives and our sector. We have a small leadership team which is committed to improvement through transparency and consultative, evidence-based decision making. Our very dedicated staff team of around 80 employees are essential to our operation.


At Leuchie House we welcome and encourage applications from everyone.

To apply please complete the online application below or email your CV and covering letter to HR@leuchiehouse.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 22 June 2022

For further information about this post please contact Jaime Calder – HR Manager on 01620 892864.

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