Vacancy: Non-Executive Director (FINANCE)

We have a vacancy for the position of Non-Executive Director (FINANCE)

Northamptonshire FA has a vacancy for the position of Non-Executive Director (FINANCE) on the Board of Directors (three-year term). This is a voluntary position.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Director will be responsible for ensuring the financial probity of the organisation through diligent accounting and financial management and is accountable to the Board of Directors through the Chair.

We are particularly looking for someone with the following skills: 

Exceptional financial accounting skills

An understanding of and ability to manage financial risk in business

The ability to present and explain financial reports and information to others with limited finance knowledge 

Strategic leadership and management skills. 

The successful candidate will work with the CEO in relation to policy setting, strategic direction, goal and target setting, and evaluate performance against targets, budgets and plans. 

Specifically they will work with the CEO and, where appropriate, Board Committees, to provide timely, accurate, meaningful financial information for presentation and approval by the Board of Directors on a regular basis.

Northamptonshire FA is committed to equality and inclusion across all aspects of its business and recognise the value of a diverse paid and volunteer workforce. As such it is important that the NFA Board also reflects the communities that we serve. We are therefore particularly interested in attracting people with disabilities and those from ethnic minority communities. 

All candidates will need to have a real empathy with the work of Northamptonshire FA, good business and communication skills and be willing to commit to attending regular Board meetings, as well as strategic and stakeholder events. Board meetings are normally held in Moulton Park, Northampton, however they are currently taking place over TEAMS. Once restrictions lift Directors will be able to attend either face to face or continue to join Board meetings via TEAMS.

For further information on the role please contact Sarah Bentley, CEO, on 07933 412311 or sarah.bentley@northamptonshireFA.com or download an application pack here.  

To apply, please return your application form to sarah.bentley@northamptonshireFA.com 

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 4 June 2021.