Vacancy – Finance Officer

Position:              Finance Officer

Contract:             Permanent

Location:             Inchinnan / Hybrid working

Full-time:            35 hours per week

Salary:                 EVH Grade 7: £36,860 – £40,475


  • 40 days leave (inclusive of statutory leave)
  • Flexible/Hybrid/Blended Working available
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme

Bridgewater Housing Association is a registered social landlord based in Erskine. We manage 860 general needs, sheltered and extra care properties, together with 500 lock up garages and provide a factoring service to 2700 owner occupiers.  We also manage the largest Care & Repair service in Scotland covering Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, and Inverclyde.

We are looking for a self-motivated, competent Finance Officer to work within our Finance Team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to work within a vibrant, modern, working environment with the opportunity to put your stamp on the role.  The successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day delivery of the finance function for the organisation. They will ensure successful the management of all organisational finances and will play a key role in ensuring high quality support is provided to customers and stakeholders. The Finance Officer will work closely alongside the Head of Finance and Finance Manager to be a key figure in helping the organisation achieve strategic objectives related to finance.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a role delivering finance services. A relevant qualification is essential.. Direct RSL experience is not essential although transferability to the sector must be demonstrated in the application. The ideal candidate will be customer-focused and comfortable working in a small team to deliver big outcomes.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be educated to Degree, HND, HNC or equivalent level in an appropriate professional discipline.
  • Be motivated and inspire team members to achieve excellent results.
  • Have excellent, effective communication and people skills with a positive outlook and commitment to our customers.
  • Show initiative and take ownership of tasks.
  • Have excellent IT Skills with an interest in improving IT systems for the benefit of customer services.
  • Proven track record of delivering positive outcomes

A forward-thinking and engaged housing association, Bridgewater aim for a level of high performance, continuous improvement and excellent customer service that will drive the organisation to new heights. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a great organisation, enthusiastic to make a positive change to the lives of our tenants and residents.

The post offers excellent terms and conditions, including flexible working, 25 days annual leave, 15 public holidays and access to the Scottish Housing Association Pension Scheme.  Normally based in Inchinnan, the post will accommodate home based working and will involve a blend of home and office working.

To apply, please complete the application form which accompanies the recruitment pack.  Both are found at  All applications need to be received no later than 12 Noon on Monday 27 November 2023.  Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 28 November 2023 and interviews w/c 4th December 2023.  Completed applications and any queries, please email

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Finance Officer Application Form

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