Salford Credit Union Recruitment opportunities


Salford Credit Union is helping local people get better off- we help people build savings and offer affordable loans.

We’re a cooperative so money stays local and benefits our community- not distant shareholders. This is an important time for the Credit Union- we know that many people are struggling with money so we want to help more people access our services.

We are looking for a new Finance Managercould you use your skills to help others?

The role includes strategic planning and project work as well as budget setting and management, accounting and overview of daily financial processing. The Finance Manager has to ensure regulatory standards and targets are met and the Board and management are kept up-to-date on all relevant financial policy and practice matters. They have to contribute to continued customer service improvement, including of IT systems and processes.

Finance Manager role – 80% FTE- £22,621- £24,000 FTE- £28,276 to £30,000

Because of the nature of the role the successful candidate will need a credit check, DBS check and to become a member of Salford Credit Union.

Closing Date: 12 midnight Thursday 11th March 2021 Interviews: Friday 19th March 2021

Who we’re looking for
  • Do you have strong accounting skills and experience, good with Excel and other IT?
  • Are you positive, a good team player who likes a challenge?
  • Are you flexible- able to work on both strategy and detail?
  • Can you share our ethical values

If you want to use your skills to make a difference to the lives of others this could be the role for you.

For more information see the Role Description: SCU Finance Manager Role

Please send CV and cover letter (no more than 2 sides A4) which sets out how you fit the job description and why you are right for the role to or by post to: Salford Credit Union, Brotherton House, 1 Loganberry Avenue Salford M6 5UX

For further info or informal chat email: Sheila Murtagh on

TREASURER (voluntary post)

We are recruiting for a Treasurer (voluntary post) to sit on our board of directors. If you have financial services expertise and an interest in helping local people thrive and prosper then we would love to hear from you. Please see the job description for treasurer for more information.

Please complete an application form and email this along with your CV to Miranda Clarke at

We look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible.

If you would like to discuss the role please get in touch with Miranda on the email above, we are very happy to answer any questions that you have.

Please note – all candidates must be either a current member of Salford Credit Union or willing to become a member. In practice that means that all candidates must live or work in Salford or be a member of Unite or Unison North West.