Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Unknown
Salary: unsalaried
Reference: MTC FinDir
Contact Name: Catherine Luke
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2021 14:51

Job Description

Mountain Training Cymru is recruiting for three new Directors, including a new non-executive Finance Director. Details of the organisation and our work are given on application link. The specific job description for the Finance Director is below:

Job Description

Who are we looking for?

Essential skills and experience:

A good understanding of company finance and/or experience of a treasurer/finance director role in a similar organisation

Desirable attributes:

  • Strategic vision
  • Sound judgement
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Ability to work effectively within the Board and collaborate with external partners
  • Financial experience and/or qualifications
  • The skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences

What are the responsibilities and tasks of the finance director, in addition to those of all directors?

Please note that in all tasks listed the finance director is supported by MTUK&I’s finance manager and administration team, who manage all day-to-day business transactions and book-keeping records on behalf of MTC

  • The finance director will oversee the financial matters of MTC in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements of the Companies Act and will report to the directors and also to the members about the financial health of the organization
  • The finance director will ensure that effective financial measures, controls and procedures are put in place as appropriate for the organization
  • The finance director will liaise with MTC’s executive officer and MTUK&I’s finance manager in overseeing and presenting budgets, accounts and financial statements to the directors and board members
  • The finance director will check and sign off all accounts and records, ensuring financial resources are managed in line with MTC’s policies, good governance, legal and regulatory requirements
  • The finance director will be responsible for preparing a draft business plan to present to the board and the executive officer
  • The finance director will review targets of the business plan and report on progress of achievements, income and expenditure against predictions at board meetings
  • The finance director will liaise with the independent examiner and MTUK&I’s finance manager to ensure that the annual accounts are compliant with current recommended practice
  • When possible, the finance director will present the annual statement of accounts to the members at the AGM
  • The finance director will ensure that MTC has sufficient liquidity to meet its future commitments