Finance Director

Finance Director

  • Job Title: Finance Director
  • Hours: 18.5 per week
  • Salary: £40,400 (FTE) pro rata per annum
  • Application closing date: Monday 19th April 2021
  • Interview date: Monday 26th April 2021

The Advonet Group is a Leeds-based charity which delivers a range of advocacy services and which exists to empower people facing disadvantage to have their voices heard, their rights respected and to be able to live their lives, as they choose.

As an organisation, we have expanded the scope and scale of our work considerably over the last 10 years and have ambitious plans to develop over the period ahead.

We currently have a turnover of £2m, 80 staff and over 100 volunteers

We are looking for a qualified accountant to help us to develop an entrepreneurial culture by engaging the whole organisation to become more financially aware.

In addition, if appointed, you will:

  • Oversee The Advonet Group’s financial management and accounting
  • Ensure legal compliance and efficacy of the charity’s governance arrangements
  • Take overall responsibility for Information Governance
  • Lead the development of the organisation’s finance and resources strategy
  • Oversee and supervise the Finance Team

The role is based at our offices on Roundhay Road on the outskirts of the City Centre.

What’s on offer:

  • Free parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff counselling and assistance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave (pro-rata for part-time hours) and flexible working

We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with experience and knowledge of the voluntary and community sector. Although this is not essential, you will need to demonstrate a desire to work in this sector.

How to apply: For a detailed job description, person specification and application form, please click on the buttons at the end of this page to download them. Once completed, please email them to (please note that CVs will not be accepted).

For an informal conversation about the role and the organisation, please contact Chief Executive Philip Bramson by calling 0113 244 0606.

Download the forms by clicking on each button. Then, once completed, please email them to

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