Paths For All is a registered charity, with the aim of significantly increasing the number of people who choose to walk in Scotland – whether that’s leisure walking or active-choice walking to work, school or shops. The organisation is seeking to create a happier, healthier Scotland, where increased physical activity improves quality of life and wellbeing for all. They work to develop more opportunities and better environments not just for walking, but also for cycling and other activities, to help make Scotland a more active, more prosperous, greener country.
Paths For All was founded as a Scottish charity in 1996 and forms a partnership with 28 national organisations who share their vision for a happier, healthier Scotland. Its core funding comes from the Scottish Government with additional support from The Life Changes Trust, Macmillan Cancer Support and Scottish National Heritage .
Paths For All is looking to recruit a capable and committed Finance & Corporate Services Manager to run the charity’s finance function day to day, and manage a small corporate services team. This is a newly created position The organisation’s accounts have to date been prepared by an external accountancy firm, however this will be brought in-house, in order to gain more control of the charity’s finances and to support key decision-making. The post-holder will be responsible for producing reports for the chief officer and board of directors.
The organisation represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated accountant who wants to work in an organisation focused on making a positive contribution to society. The employees at Paths For All are passionate about their cause, creating a positive working environment. Paths For All’s office is set in an idyllic location and there is also scope for flexible and home-working.
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