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Yarli Allison In 1875 We Met At the Docks of Liverpool 於梨花埠遇上 2021 Image by Drew Forsyth

Opportunity: Finance Trustee

by FACT

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We are 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.

If you would like an informal conversation about this role before applying, please contact our HR Administrator on recruitment@fact.co.uk

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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.
  • All Trustees should use their specific skills, knowledge or experience to help the Board of Trustees reach informed decisions in the best interest of FACT Liverpool. This will involve scrutinising Board papers, leading discussions and providing guidance as requested by the
  • Board on new initiatives or other issues relevant to the area of FACT Liverpool’s work in which the trustee has special expertise.

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.

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:

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.

Closing date: Friday 5 April 2024, at 23:59

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: recruitment@fact.co.uk

EVERYONE IS WELCOME

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. You can read our policy for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here: fact.co.uk/edi

DISABILITY CONFIDENT EMPLOYER

We are proud to be a disability confident employer which is a government scheme supporting employers in ensuring disabled people, and those with long term health conditions, are able reach their full potential within their organisation. The scheme will help us to ensure we are doing our very best in increasing our reach when recruiting and giving as many people as possible the opportunity to be a part of our team. All candidates will be asked if they wish to declare a disability on the application form for a vacancy at FACT Liverpool. You can read our Disability Confident Commitments in more detail here: fact.co.uk/disabilityconfident

Image: Yarli Allison, In 1875 We Met At the Docks of Liverpool 於梨花埠遇上 (2021). Installation view at FACT. Image by Drew Forsyth