Charity Accountant: Kirkhouse Trust and Edina Trust


The Kirkhouse Trust is seeking to employ a part-time Accountant to maintain the accounts of the two charities.


Primary objective of the post

To efficiently support the work of the Kirkhouse Trust and Edina Trust.

  • To maintain each charity’s accounting systems and processes

  • To ensure each charity complies with FRS 102, HMRC and the Charity Commission requirements.


The role is for approximately 2.5 days (17.5 hours) per week (some flexibility in working hours)


Salary: Pro rata salary dependent on experience with a 6% pension contribution.


The role is employed directly by Kirkhouse Trust and services charged to KT’s sister charity, the Edina Trust. Both charities are registered in Scotland. The Kirkhouse Trust SCIO supports crop research to improve the food security and livelihood of the rural poor in sub-Saharan Africa and India. The Edina Trust funds resources for hands on science activities and experiences to enhance primary science education.


The successful applicant will be experienced with excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently to deadlines.


The successful candidate will be required to complete background checks.


For further particulars about the role and to apply please contact Helen Holt-Davis 01993 220080 



Closing date: 4th January 2021