Public sector and not-for-profit

Michael Page Finance has been working with the public and not-for-profit sectors for over twenty years. We have a national network of over 50 consultants that are dedicated to recruiting qualified finance staff across these markets. Our reach, scale and track record make us the clear market leader in this field, and the number one destination for many pursuing an accounting career which balances commercial focus with social purpose.
We recognise the vital role that effective recruitment has in shaping the instrumental and purposeful work that the public and not-for-profit sectors deliver. Our experience in these markets ensure that our consultants have the in-depth, specialist and detailed knowledge and an understanding of these markets, enabling us to work in effective partnership with our clients. We do not differentiate between candidates and clients, and are proud of the number of people that come back to use us on multiple occasions.
Michael Page Finance has a proven track record in delivering ongoing interim requirements, permanent recruitment, client advertising and retained multi-vacancy campaigns across the following markets.

From national research charities and international development organisations, to prestigious professional membership bodies and internationally renowned arts institutions, we work with a range of not-for-profit clients to secure top finance talent that are motivated by more than just the bottom line’s impact on profit.
Social housing

Michael Page Finance are the leading accountancy recruiter for social housing organisations with a long established network of clients. Given the increasing commercial demands on the market, our strategic partnerships have hinged on our ability to attract talent from commercial organisations external to social housing.

We are proud to have worked with some of the most influential education institutions in the world. Alongside supporting established university brands deliver their commercial objectives, we also work with schools, colleges and academy groups to hire finance professionals across the changing landscape of the education sector.

As the fifth largest employer in the world delivering the most politicised area of Government policy, the NHS is an extremely varied, challenging and complex market. We provide a range of interim solutions for hospitals and commissioning bodies, and are increasingly supporting their longer-term strategic objectives in securing quality permanent talent.
Central and local government

As a strategic partner to the Government Finance Profession, we work across Whitehall to secure quality finance staff for temporary and multi-vacancy permanent campaigns. Our profile also transcends to policy delivery agencies and non-departmental public bodies, as well as at the coalface of public services delivery in local government.

If you are looking for your next move in the sector or considering making the move across from the private sector, please get in touch with your local office. Alternatively, browse and apply to our current vacancies.