At Better Leeds Communities (BLC) we aim to make Leeds a better place to live for everyone in the city's communities. We do this by delivering a range of services across the city including advice, social prescribing, community engagement activities and venue hire.


Our mission is to create opportunities that enable people in Leeds to achieve their potential by raising aspirations, removing barriers and developing abilities that lead to a better life. Please explore our website for more information.


We are currently looking to recruit to the following positions:


Finance Manager

Job Title                              : Finance Manager
Salary Scale                        : SCP 31 (£28,221) pro-rata
Hours                                   : 15 hrs. per week
Annual Leave                     : 25 days p.a. plus 11 BH pro-rata
Better Leeds Communities are an innovative local organisation. Our core values are excellence, collaboration, inclusion and sustainability; these run through all of our activities. We’re expert in creating opportunities for people to achieve their potential by raising aspirations, removing barriers and delivering sustainable community initiatives. 
We are seeking an experienced Finance Manager to manage the financial activities of Better Leeds Communities.
  • Providing senior level financial management support to the organisation.
  • Payroll
  • Preparation and submissions to HMRC
  • Reviewing and updating financial policies, procedures and documentation
  • Controlling Income
  • Ensuring control accounts are reconciled monthly
  • Ensuring creditor and debtor reports at month end are reconciled and creditors paid
  • Ensuring bank accounts are maintained at an appropriate level
  • Advising on ethical banking/investments
In return, we offer competitive salaries, 38 days annual leave (pro rata, inclusive of bank holidays) and a 5% employer contribution pension package.
For informal enquiries about the role please contact Taira Kayani, CEO, on
Please submit all applications via email to
Closing date: 9am Monday 11th June 2018
Interviews: Friday 15th June 2018


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Director (Charity Trustee)


We have exciting opportunities for new Charity Trustees with Legal, Health & Wellbeing, and Marketing related experience to join our Board!


Becoming a charity trustee on our board of directors is a great challenge and an exciting opportunity for you to apply your skills and experience in a new context. Our trustees find working as part of the team hugely energising and satisfying. As a trustee, you can help us to improve people’s lives; build your social and professional networks; broaden your CV experience and get you involved in something completely new and inspirational. 


Director (Charity Trustee) Application Form