Macarthur Green
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Practice Area
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
MacArthur Green is a carbon negative environmental consultancy operating in the west end of Glasgow. We work predominantly on renewable energy projects in Scotland.

Job Description

We need a Billing and Time Recording Database Manager to take on our database – BillQuick. You must have previous experience of being a superuser of a similar type of time recording and billing database (but not necessarily BillQuick, as full training will be provided).  
The successful candidate will be our go-to person to get things done in BillQuick in an easy and efficient way. This role is well suited to a positive person, who can provide unflappable support to our Project Managers. A key part of this role will involve helping ensure that projects are set up correctly and invoiced accurately, so financial experience is essential.  
If you love databases, Excel and enjoy problem solving, this could be the job for you!  
Responsibilities will include:

  • Project set up – entering data accurately
  • Manage the invoice process and assist PMs with queries 
  • Calculate write ups/downs on invoices
  • Produce reports & KPI figures for Project Managers and Directors
  • Enter mileage and cross-check data
  • Check and approve employee expenses
  • Purchasing and credit card transactions

You will be based at MacArthur Green’s office in Glasgow (once government guidance permits return to working in the office). The role will be performed via home working until such time, so a good internet connection is a must.  
The work pattern will be five half days per week, Monday to Friday, during office hours (times to be agreed between 8.30am and 5pm), 20 hours per week. Please consider carefully whether you can commit to this working pattern before applying, as these requirements are mandatory.  
The successful candidate must be proactive and confident working with a range of people in the team as the successful candidate will work with and support our Directors and our onshore and offshore ecology and ornithology Project Managers.  


  • At least one year of experience as a superuser of a project management or CRM database
  • Knowledge or experience of finance including the sales invoice process and VAT 
  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Word, Outlook etc
  • Advanced Excel knowledge (formulae, conditional formatting, pivot tables, basic macros)
  • Great interpersonal skills 
  • Detail-orientated 
  • A natural problem solver with a flexible and proactive approach to work 

Salary £28,000 – £34,000 pro rata, dependent on experience, plus company pension contribution. 
Successful applicants will be short listed for interview. You will be asked to undertake a practical exercise involving VAT calculations and excel prior to interview. Depending on your performance during these exercises, we will write to you with the interview details.  

Interviews are based on our competency framework. We will look for evidence from you to support your level of competence for the role. 
Appointments are confirmed by letter after all our pre-employment checks on references have been satisfactorily completed. 
MacArthur Green welcomes applications from all nationalities and as such we ask that all applicants have the right to work in the UK. If you require a visa work in the UK, we ask that you ensure the conditions of your visa, such as the expiry date, working hours etc. meet the criteria for the post you with to apply for. Please note that we do not offer sponsorships for visa at this time.     

Please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining how your skills and experience can be applied to this role to  
We are looking for candidates who have clearly researched MacArthur Green and what we are about, so please let this shine through in your covering letters!

Applications should be submitted by Monday 21st September 2020. 

A bit more about us

MacArthur Green specialises in the provision of ornithology, ecology and peat consultancy services for renewable energy and transmission projects, and specialist advice to government bodies such as SNH and Marine Scotland. Our work covers the terrestrial and marine environment.   
The work we do helps to create a positive environmental legacy by supporting research projects and investing in our own native woodland planting scheme at Lochgair, which not only deliver biodiversity benefits, but help to make MacArthur Green, and the services we deliver to our clients, carbon negative. 
Our team of ecologists and ornithologists combine a strong mix of scientific, commercial, and regulatory knowledge and experience. This ensures high quality and pragmatic service and advice is consistently delivered to our clients.   
The values at the core of MacArthur Green are a belief in consistently delivering high quality service and advice, supporting each other in our day to day lives, ensuring that the health and safety of our team is critical to what we do and having a positive impact on the environment. 
MacArthur Green is an equal opportunities employer. We have a riverside office with front row seats looking on to the River Kelvin. If you have any questions about access or how your requirements may be met whilst working at MacArthur Green, perhaps adaptations or equipment, please get in touch with Kirsty MacArthur for a quick chat to put your mind at ease. We can also show you a virtual tour of the office and access facilities for when we get back to working from the office.  
No recruitment consultants, please. 

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