VACANCY Finance Officer

We’re changing lives through football and we’d like you to be part of our journey.

Are you our next Grassroots hero?

We’re changing lives through football and we’d like you to be part of our journey.

Are you a qualified accountant looking for a strategic role within football? Can you produce management accounts and financial reports on request? Do you want to be part of a forward thinking and innovative county FA with a clear objective to change lives through football? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

A bit about us:

We govern Football across Cheshire and have been doing that since 1878 (yes, that long!) and now we are changing our approach to put our clubs, leagues, players, coaches and referees at the forefront of our thinking. These are our volunteers. These are our people. We help to grow the game in Cheshire and develop each and every area of Football.

A bit about the role:

We want a hardworking and reliable individual who can diversify their work load and help us to improve our financial processes and reporting. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who can provide us with strong leadership and insight into all financial and commercial matters. Working alongside our successful team, we’d like to find a colleague who can help us to diversify our income streams and lead us into a new era with our exciting Vision 2020 project on the horizon.

What’s in it for me?

We’re looking for the best candidates who can support the work of our outstanding grassroots volunteers and be a strong addition to our team. You will get the chance to work with our nationally recognised leaders and help us to improve the work we do. You’ll be part of a forward thinking and progressive County FA and if that wasn’t enough, we’ll pay you to! We’d like to offer the successful candidate:

  • A permanent, full time (35 hours per week) contract.
  • Competitive remuneration, depending on experience.
  • Flexible working in a positive and constructive environment.
  • Development opportunities in a fast paced County FA.

How do I apply?

We’re glad you asked! Simply read through the Job Description found below and send a covering letter stating your suitability for the role along with a copy of your most recent CV to

In the subject field in your email please use – REF – CFA FO Application