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Oak Tree Housing Association (OTHA) is a successful community based Association, owning and managing 1761 rented homes and providing services for over 1,000 home owners in Inverclyde. In addition, OTHA has 2 subsidiaries:

  • Cloch Housing Association (CHA), which owns and manages 1410 rented homes and provides services to over 320 home owners in Inverclyde.
  • Oak Tree Housing Initiatives, which provides residential letting and development services. 

Due to a retiral within our Finance Team, the Association requires to recruit a highly motivated and committed individual to help us deliver our service and performance objectives.

Senior Finance Officer (Permanent) - 35 hours per week - Mon – Fri

Working from both OTHA & CHA premises

EVH Grade 8 PA28 – PA31 

£38,403p.a. - £41,549p.a. 

The Senior Finance Officer’s role is to provide professional and effective day-to-day management of the finance function within OTHA, which also provides services to CHA, (joint turnover of circa £18M).  The Associations have different financial strategies, cultures, business systems, staff teams and distinct local identities and the role represents an exciting opportunity for an individual who thrives on variety, challenge, job satisfaction and working with a great staff team.  The role requires having the ability to deliver day-to-day financial management and accounting activities, with a focus on continuous improvement, excellent customer service and value for money, which underpins the organisations’ business objectives and customers’ needs and aspirations.

In addition, over the next year the finance team will be working on several key projects and because of this, OTHA is also looking for an additional 17.5 hours per week temporary resource to support the team with debt recovery, (small claims), budgeting, management accounts and updating operational procedures.

Finance Officer (Temporary) – 17.5 hours per week 

Working from both OTHA & CHA premises

EVH Grade 7 PA22 – PA25 

£32,111p.a. - £35,260p.a. pro-rata

For both posts: candidates will need to be highly motivated and enthusiastic with an accounts qualification and be able to demonstrate a commitment to improving organisational performance through people management, process reviews and robust financial management skills and knowledge. Having excellent verbal and written skills, candidates should also have strong hands on experience of the suite of day to day financial tasks and relevant experience of management and statutory accounts, the budget process and report writing.  With a quarterly reporting committee cycle for both Associations, the ability to meet deadlines and prioritise workloads is essential along with flexibility, excellent numeracy, excel and general IT skills, attention to detail and problem solving skills.  

In return, the Association provides excellent conditions of service.  

If you meet the requirements of either of these posts, please download using the links below or request an application pack from:

Oak Tree Housing Association Ltd

41 High Street


PA15 1NR

Tel:  01475 807000



Closing date for applications is Monday 18th February 2019 at 12noon

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Informal enquiries are welcomed, please contact Alana Durnin, Finance Director on 01475 807000.

Interviews to be held week commencing 25th February 2019. 

Employers in Voluntary Housing (EVH) Conditions of Service apply to this post.  Oak Tree Housing Association is an Equal Opportunities Employer, welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, is an Investors in People organisation and is a charity registered in Scotland, registration number SCO45300.

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