Finance Non-Executive Director


About the role 

Are you passionate about football and its potential to positively impact lives? Do you have a strong financial background and a commitment to driving change? Liverpool County Football Association (LCFA) is seeking an exceptional Independent Non-Executive Finance Director to join our dynamic team and play a pivotal role in transforming grassroots football in the region.

Why choose Liverpool County FA?

At Liverpool County FA, we believe in the power of football to unite communities and create lasting memories. As the governing body for football in Merseyside for over 120 years, we are dedicated to making football accessible and enjoyable for all, regardless of age, ability, or background. Our values - Progressive, Respectful, Inclusive, Determined, and Excellent - form the cornerstone of our strategy, driving us to deliver excellence and embrace positive change.

The Role: Making an Impact

As our Independent Non-Executive Finance Director, you will be a champion of financial integrity and governance, overseeing the financial planning and risk management that underpins the success of grassroots football. Reporting directly to the Chair of the Board of Directors, you will be instrumental in shaping the Association's vision, strategy, and financial investment, propelling us toward our long-term business objectives.

This is a voluntary role, and your dedication will be rewarded by being part of a passionate team that positively impacts lives through football. Together, we'll shape the future of the beautiful game, and your financial expertise will be the driving force behind our success.

Embracing Our Values

At Liverpool County FA, we celebrate diversity and inclusion, ensuring that football truly belongs to anyone who wishes to participate. We value analytical thinking and emotional intelligence, promoting an open, collaborative, and respectful culture. With an unwavering determination, we challenge the status quo and strive for sustained excellence in everything we do.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as a Director of Liverpool County FA, actively shaping our strategic direction and promoting football for all.
  • Provide financial expertise and guidance, safeguarding the interests of our members and stakeholders.
  • Drive financial planning and risk management, ensuring effective use of resources and compliance with regulations.
  • Work closely with the CEO, acting as a sounding board and supporting the Association in strategic decision-making.
  • Foster a strong corporate governance structure, reflecting our commitment to excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Champion equality of opportunity, making football a game for everyone.


  • Proven experience as a Director of Finance or similar role, coupled with a passion for grassroots football.
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance, accounting principles, and financial analysis.
  • Positive attitude, highly self-motivated, and committed to promoting diversity and inclusion.
  • A trailblazer with a track record of embracing change and driving improvement.


Application process

To apply for this incredible opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of football in Merseyside, please send your CV and a compelling cover letter detailing how you embody our values and why you are the perfect fit for this role to Please include the role title within your email. If you require any amendments to the application process, or would like to discuss the vacancy further, please email Liverpool FA Business Manager on


Deadline for applications: Tuesday 17th October 2023.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, ages, genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, religions, and abilities. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for everyone involved in football in Liverpool.

Along with your application, please send a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.

Let's kickstart the future of football - together!