Peebles Golf Club: Club Secretary and Accountant

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Peebles Golf Club is seeking a part time club secretary and accountant to assume executive responsibility for the day-to-day management, financial control and operations of the club.  The position, which will report to the Captain and Board, is part of a broader office restructure which will replace the existing club management contract.

The role will include responsibility for:

  • Overseeing the Clubs service offerings and facilities, ensuring these are presented to the highest standards for members and visitors at all times;

  • The recruitment, performance, management and motivation of the club’s employees

  • Managing arrangements with, and working in close liaison with, the Club Professional and Caterer;

  • Health and safety and other legal and regulatory matters;

  • Organisation and administration of Committee meetings in liaison with the Captain and Board;

  • Acting as a negotiator and agent in respect to all new material contracts the club enters; 

  • Reviewing all activities of the Club and advising the Board of any key matters requiring their attention;

  • Ensuring that proper accounting records and systems of internal control are efficiently maintained;

  • Preparing the annual budget, investment plan and other financial forecasts, in liaison with the Finance Convenor;

  • Monitoring and reporting on the Club’s cash flow position, and monthly income and expenditure relative to budget; and

  • Oversight and support for the year-end annual reporting processes

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong leadership, motivation, diplomacy and communication skills;

  • Knowledge of employment laws and other relevant regulation;

  • Flexible approach to working hours including weekends

Hours and Remuneration:

It is anticipated that the candidate will work 10-15 hours a week.  A competitive package commensurate with experience is on offer.

Application Process:

To apply candidates should send a letter highlighting their motivation for the role, plus an up-to-date CV specifically detailing your relevant skills and experiences as per the Personnel Specification.

Please send your application to:

Closing date for applications is Friday 24th May