Manchester gets it – that finance matters. Our Finance Team is key to the city’s non-stop rise out of tough times to a fairer future for residents, businesses and the region we’re proud to be capital of.
Thanks to promotions and moves to exciting new projects we’re recruiting right across the grades from new starters heading for their first accountant qualifications to post-qualification veterans ready for their next career move.
The Economist, Time Out, Lonely Planet … they’ve all cottoned on that 2020s Manchester is a top-ranked world city. Whether it’s culture, sport, night-life, transport, livability, eateries, green spaces or the sheer buzz of the place – we'd love you to be part of it.
I was an ambitious apprentice – but I didn’t think I’d become Head of Finance at a top UK council.”
Sam McCardle, Head of Finance.
“This forward-thinking, progressive service helped me develop and diversify my financial and other skills.”
Stacey Cookney, Principal Finance Manager.
“The opportunity given to me by this great council, makes me not give up on my dream of trying to become a seasoned finance consultant’’
Kareem Mahmud , Finance Manager
‘’I am really enjoying working in Financial Management, the people and variety of work make it enjoyable. I feel I can develop and grow my skills’’
Adil Ahmed Principal Finance Manager
We do our best to look after you. We want you and your team to be safe, happy, healthy and successful.
We seriously want you to use your three paid volunteering days. The team’s helped out Manchester Dog’s Home, a homelessness centre and a library for housebound residents. Plus:
You’ll find a fair, inclusive workforce here – striving to be as diverse as the communities that make our city. We want you confident and comfortable bringing your true self to work, talking openly and making the most of your talents to grow and succeed.
All our staff join Let’s Talk About Race training to help us better understand the nature of systemic racism, feel more confident to have respectful conversations about race at work, and to create a workplace where everyone is comfortable and where everyone feels included.
We currently have vacancies for Graduate Finance Trainee the closing date is 01 August 2023.
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2022 winner: CIPFA Public Finance Award for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion.