Finance Manager/ Financial Controller, The Reader

Based at: The Reader, Mansion House, Calderstones Park, Liverpool, L18 3JB

Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Director (alongside the Deputy Head of Support Services)

Salary: £25k – £35k

Hours: 35 hours per week (part time would be considered and flexible working patterns are available)

Duration: Permanent contract

Location: Liverpool

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Financial Manager to join our team.  We are looking for a special person who wants to put their financial expertise to use in an organisation that works hard to make a difference to people’s lives.

About this role

This is an exciting opportunity for a practically minded individual with a flair for co-ordination, management and maintaining standards. You will have held a similar role in the commercial, social enterprise or charitable sector or be able to demonstrate how previous experience translates to this new role.

You will need to be flexible and willing to work as a whole team to solve the problems we encounter as we grow.  You may not have experience of all the elements of this role, but you’ll be able to demonstrate your adaptability and willingness to learn.  You will value the opportunity to make the role your own and to bring your own leadership to this energetic and challenging area of work.

For full details on this role and how to apply download the Job Description below:




How to Apply:

Note: Please do not just send in a CV. We will only consider applications that adhere to the following process:

Visit and select the ‘Working with Us’ tab where you will be able to view the full job description and download an application form. Please complete the application form and submit a covering letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of this role, to

The Reader believes in flexible working to ensure that people can maintain a health work life balance, whilst achieving exciting and great things for the charity and community interest company.

Your covering letter is an opportunity for you to include any additional information which could not be explained within the application form.

Deadline for applications: 12:00 on Wednesday, 7th December 2016

NB: applications arriving after 12:00 will not be considered.

You will be notified if you are to be called for interview by Monday 12thDecember 2016. If you have not heard from us by then, you have been unsuccessful. Volume of applications may make replies to everyone impossible.

Interviews will take place on Friday, 16th December 2016 at Calderstones Mansion House, L18 3JB.

Please note you may be required to deliver a presentation or complete a task at the interview.  If this is the case you will be informed of this when you are invited to interview.

Role begins: As soon as possible thereafter.