Our organisation:

The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England. We are responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels; from grass roots through to the professional game, The FA Cup and the England International teams, and has two core assets: Wembley Stadium and St George’s Park.

The role:

Reporting into the CFO, this role has responsibility and accountability for:

  • Financial Reporting, Treasury, Internal Audit, Tax, Payroll and Financial Operations (Accounts Receivable and Payable);
  • Maintaining and improving the overall control environment ensuring efficient and effective day-to-day operational and financial management;
  • Leading and managing change to improve existing systems, processes and controls;
  • Business owner of the financial reporting systems; and providing support to the Group CFO where appropriate.

Essential skills:

  • Qualified accountant with appropriate technical skills, and up to date with relevant best practice and legislation.
  • Previous experience of financial control work.
  • Significant experience operating at a senior level, including board exposure.
  • Experience building, leading and managing a team, delivering high standards of performance.
  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a wide range of stakeholders.

What we can offer:

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary for the right candidate.