Accountant, Stirling

35 hours per week
£40,284 – £44,034

The Children’s Hearings System provides the operational setting in which SCRA and our partner agencies work.  The aim is to provide a safety net for vulnerable children and young people and deliver tailored solutions which meet the needs of the individuals involved, while helping to build stronger families and safer communities.

We are looking for an Accountant to join our small Finance team.  The post involves budget monitoring, reporting to management and the Board, liaising with auditors and the preparation of statutory financial statements.

You will be qualified to degree level with a recognised CCAB professional qualification.  Together with excellent communication and financial administration skills, you will have experience and knowledge of financial systems and be highly skilled in Microsoft Excel.  Excellent numerical skills and the ability to work on your own initiative are essential.

If you wish to find out more about this job please download a job description, person specification and application form which can be found at the bottom of this page.  For further information please contact

All SCRA posts are subject to a probationary period of 6 months or the term of the contract if shorter.

Closing date:  Thursday 13 May 2021                                   Ref:  EST1059/21
Interviews will be held on Thursday 3 June 2021

This post is subject to PVG clearance by Disclosure Scotland.  It is normal practice to appoint at the minimum point of the salary scale.

How to apply

Save the application form and separate Diversity Monitoring form to your drive, fill in the relevant sections and click here to submit these via email.  When the email opens you must attach both of your completed forms to it. The Diversity Monitoring form enables us to monitor equalities throughout the recruitment process.

Due to the current circumstances, the selection process is likely to include an interview in which the panel and candidate are attending either physically with physical distancing measures in place, virtually or a combination.  If you require any particular arrangements to support either our application or participation in any selection process as a result of the pandemic, please contact HR at

Alternatively, postal applications can be returned to:

Nadia McIntosh
Asst HR/OD Officer
Springkerse Business Park
Stirling FK7 7XE

SCRA is a socially inclusive employer and welcomes applications irrespective of gender, gender reassignment, race, ethnic origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital / civil partnership status, disability, care experience or socio economic status.

Job Description 
Person Specification
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Diversity Monitoring Form



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