Meet the team – Jill Barrow
Jill is our Financial Controller and oversees the finance function at Social Investment Scotland. Jill will be looking after day to day finance and governance – running the Audit & Risk and Capital & Finance Committees. She will also be working closely with Thomas on project work and managing relationships with key external stakeholders.
Jill is a qualified Chartered Accountant after doing her traineeship while working at Baker Tilly, now RSM in Edinburgh. Her focus was on internal and external audit for the third sector across Scotland, dealing with big national charities and smaller charitable organisations, groups and academic associations. She has a solid understanding of the third sector’s financial position and brings that knowledge and attention to the detail to our finance team. She also worked with a variety or corporate clients and has strong commercial awareness and business acumen.
Jill loves the great outdoors and is an executive committee member and on the Finance Committee for the South East Scotland Scouts where she combines her financial know-how and desire to helps kids learn new life-skills and gain confidence. She also volunteers with Sported as a financial mentor for small community sports groups. She loves skiing, having worked as a Chalet Manager in the Alps during her sabbatical year. Jill is also a budding triathlete, doing triathlons in the Scottish Borders and around Scotland whenever she can.