Scotwest Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in the UK, with almost 36,000 members and over £88m in total assets. It currently provides services in respect of savings, loans and mortgages to its members. Scotwest is a UK authorised deposit taker, authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the PRA. This means that it operates within the highly regulated financial services environment.
Like all credit unions, Scotwest exists to improve the financial lives of its members by encouraging savings, and providing fair, affordable loans and mortgages all the while circulating the money and profit within the membership.
Scotwest recognises the important role it can play within society. In addition to being an approachable lender in our communities, Scotwest can help its Members financially support community groups and charities, it is committed to being part of a greener future and providing their Members access to financial education and advice to help them live better financial lives.
The purpose of the Finance Manager role is to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the financial systems of Scotwest and its associated companies and to lead the day-to-day operations of the finance team, including all line management responsibilities. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Finance Manager is expected to apply their financial knowledge and experience to contribute to the running of the business as well as demonstrate an understanding of the business as a whole. The Finance Manager must be capable of satisfying the regulatory test of fitness and propriety and of holding any regulatory approval under the SMCR if required and in accordance with the credit union’s internal governance framework. The vacancy has been created due to the upcoming retirement of the current Finance Manager. For more information please contact Jonathan Donnelly and to view a full Position Profile please click here.