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Finance Trustee, FACT Liverpool

FACT Liverpool is looking to recruit someone with an accounting or finance background to a voluntary position to our Board of Trustees to provide oversight and advice to our finance team. 

As a Trustee, you will bring your financial knowledge and experience to help guide the financial decision-making of our charity, working closely with the other members of our Board to safeguard FACT’s finances and future. Ideally, you will be a person of integrity with a keen interest in our mission – to enrich lives and shape the future through art, film and creative technology – who is able to ‘translate’ financial information to assist other trustees to understand FACT’s finances.

Job Description

If you would like an informal conversation about this role before applying, please contact our HR Administrator on –

Job Requirements

Time Consideration

Approximately 25 hours per year.

Trustees are expected to attend four in-person board meetings per year, with additional time required as part of the finance sub-committee. Trustees will also be expected to attend an annual general meeting and an annual away day which is held in Merseyside. Whilst the roles are unremunerated, reasonable out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure that FACT Liverpool applies its resources appropriately and exclusively in pursuing its objectives as defined in its governing document.
  • Ensure FACT Liverpool has appropriate risk management processes, accounting procedures, and internal controls and systems – and that these are audited and reviewed within all regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Ensure FACT Liverpool’s balance sheets, budgets, management accounts, cash flow and annual accounts are accurate.
  • Critically analyse FACT Liverpool’s business proposals against business objectives and make recommendations.
  • Attend all Finance Sub-committee meetings.
  • Represent the organisation at appropriate events and meetings.
  • Advocate for FACT Liverpool with supporters and stakeholders and act as a spokesperson for the organisation where appropriate.
  • Keep informed about the activities of FACT Liverpool and wider issues which affect its work.
  • Regularly attend exhibitions and events.



How to Apply

FACT Liverpool is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds.

To apply, please complete the following two forms:
– Application Form
– Confidential Monitoring Form
Upload your CV and Cover Letter (maximum of 2 pages each if in written format). We accept word/pdf documents, video or audio files.
Please label the attached files as: Your Name_CV/CoverLetter_Job Title.

FACT is committed to providing equal access to everyone, so if you require any adjustments or help with the application or interview process, please contact:

FACT Liverpool cares about diversity in the workplace and sector. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and particularly from candidates who have Black, Asian or Global Ethnic Majority heritage, who identify as disabled, LGBTQIA+, and/or who are from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

DEADLINE: 5th April 2024