Preston, Lancashire
£55,000 gross per annum (FTE £55,000 gross per annum)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Finance Director

Head Office, Preston (although flexible working arrangements will be considered)

37 hours per week

£55,000 gross per annum (FTE £55,000 gross per annum)

About us

n-compass was established in 2009 and is a not-for-profit organisation determined to improve the lives of vulnerable people across the region, delivering a range of Advocacy, Health and Wellbeing, Carers and Counselling services. N-compass’ values are what inspire us to make a difference and enhance life opportunities for adults and young people across local communities by being, professional, responsive, innovative, dynamic and empowering. They determine what we do, how we do it and what we are trying to achieve.

About the role

n-compass are looking to recruit a Finance Director who is responsible for financial planning, reporting, budgeting, IT, and statutory compliance in relation to the Charities Commission, Companies House, and any Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO) duties. Reporting to the CEO, the Finance Director will also be a member of the n-compass senior management team and have a reporting role to the Audit Committee and Board of Trustees.

About you

We are looking for someone with a professional accountancy qualification, with experience of leading teams and substantial experience in preparation of budgets, forecasts & management accounts and all aspects of financial programming. We are looking for someone with the ability to relate to, and work with, managers and decision makers at senior levels in public and third sector organisations with an Innovative and proactive approach to opportunities, issues and problems.


  • A local employer working with local people
  • 25 days holiday entitlement and bank holidays
  • An extra day off for your birthday!
  • 5% Employer Pension contribution
  • A protected companywide learning and development funding pot
  • A Health Plan Scheme
  • Buy and sell annual leave scheme

If you would like to apply for this position, you will need to submit your CV along with a two-sided cover letter to our jobs email address, outlining how you meet the Job Description & Person Specification.

For more information, please visit our website where you will find a copy of our Recruitment Pack, Annual Review and Accounts, Annual Plan and Impact Report.

The closing date is Monday 12th October 2020 at 12 noon.
Interviews are scheduled to take place on 27th / 29th  October.

n-compass is an equal opportunities employer.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check (formally CRB)
Registered Charity Number: 1128809

Refreshed on: 11 October 2020
Closed date: 13 October 2020
Tags: Finance, Senior Management

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