Rutherford Cross Retained by Social Investment Scotland to Appoint Fund Accountant

Rutherford Cross is delighted to be retained by Social Investment Scotland to appoint a Fund Accountant into the team.

Social Investment Scotland (SIS) are a social investment finance intermediary (SIFI) operating across Scotland and beyond. Their mission is ‘to connect capital with communities, to make a real, measurable and sustainable impact upon peoples’ lives.’

Social Investment Scotland’s strategy to 2030, Building an Impact Economy, highlights their approach to enabling social and environmental impact through society and economy. By 2030, they aim to provide 5,000 enterprises with the tools, support, inspiration and connections to create greater social impact; and to connect 5,000 social entrepreneurs, enterprises and third sector organisations with mission-aligned investment and support.

At the heart of the organisation lies the finance team, who play a pivotal role in ensuring the health, stability and growth of SIS. Reporting into the Head of Finance and Operations, this role as Fund Accountant will business partner a range of key stakeholders within the organisation with a key focus on the investment team as they deploy capital.

With a large and varied portfolio of customers within the organisation, you will ensure fund accounts are prepared for third parties, lead on communicating this information to investors and track fund performance. You will also be the ‘go to’ when developing models to support with new fund opportunities.

You will have previous fund experience either working in a similar environment or within financial services, or perhaps working for another social enterprise investment platform where you will have a full understanding of preparing management accounts, quarterly forecasts and ability to liaise with a range of key personnel.

View the position profile below to find out more about the role.

Social Investment Scotland – Fund Accountant Position Profile