Financial Planning Manager

The Wise Group is an inspiring and innovative social enterprise that makes a positive difference to people, communities and society. We work across Scotland and the North East of England, supporting thousands of people each year through our action.

The work that we do spans three key areas. Our skills and employment programmes support people to transform their lives, gaining new skills and confidence, and securing and keeping jobs. Our sustainability projects make thousands of households warmer, safer and more secure every year. And our community justice programmes reduce offending across Scotland and support people to make a fresh start. Last year alone 5,000 people accessed our employability projects; around 2,000 people accessed our community justice services, and 30,000 households were made warmer and more fuel efficient because of our work.

The Wise Group has a proud history – since 1983 we’ve helped almost 40,000 people to find work. We are currently looking for a Financial Planning Manager to join our Finance team.

The post holder will be responsible for providing robust financial insight to drive decision making. They will be the lead business partner expected to build excellent relationships across all functions and levels to support in identifying opportunities to grow the enterprise, create efficiencies and produce cost savings.

Key competencies include:

  • Leading
  • Motivating and developing people
  • Communicating and influencing
  • Working together
  • Managing change and solving problems
  • Delivering effective outcomes

Please see the job description for full details of the qualifications and experience required for this role.

Financial Planning Manager – Feb 2019

Position:              Financial Planning Manager

Reference:           FPM/CS/S/17

Location:              Glasgow

Hours:                  35 hours per week

Status:                 Permanent

Salary:                 Circa £35k + excellent benefits


We believe that to achieve our vision, all Wise Group colleagues must demonstrate on a daily basis, the behaviours which underpin our core values. We therefore invest and take time to recruit the right staff, knowing that this impacts on our culture which in turn delivers excellent results and outcomes for our valued customers.

The Wise Group provides an inclusive and supportive working environment and an excellent benefits package, which includes the following:

  • 33 days’ annual leave (including Public Holidays) plus one additional day for every completed year of employment up to a maximum of an additional five days
  • Generous Salary Exchange Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle Scheme
  • We are a family friendly employer and we actively try to ensure a positive work life balance and we welcome applications from employees requiring flexibility.


The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 21 March.

To apply please complete the online application form available here.

For further details please contact Suzanne McWilliams on 0141 303 3131.

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online please call 0141 303 3131.

Disability Confident Employer

The Wise Group is committed to equal opportunities and is a proud member of the Disability Confident scheme. As users of the scheme we guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.