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Role

Treasurer, or Trustee with an interest in Finance

  • Location

    Wales

  • Sector:

    Children, Youth

  • Contact:

    Caroline Taylor

  • Contact email:

    caroline.taylor@childreninwales.org.uk

  • Role ref:

    TB 1

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    16-11-2018

  • Client:

    Children in Wales

Children in Wales is the national umbrella charity for those working with children, young people and families in Wales and also ensures that children and young people are heard through its Young Wales programme. The organisation’s principles are underpinned by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and it works closely with a wide range of the voluntary, statutory and professional sectors across Wales, UK and Europe.

The current Treasurer on the Trustee Board comes to the end of her term of office in October 2018, and recruitment of an experienced replacement is now needed.

The Treasurer is responsible for supporting the Trustee Board to oversee the financial running of the charity in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements. They report to the Board of Trustees at regular intervals to comment on the financial information produced by the Management team and interprets and provides guidance for the Trustees. The Treasurer plays an important role with the other Trustees in strategic planning as well as providing support and advice to the Finance Manager, ensuring that appropriate measures, controls and procedures are in place.

The position of Treasurer is unsalaried although travelling expenses can be claimed. Formal meetings of the Trustee Board and relevant Committees currently take place on a quarterly basis and the Treasurer should expect to make a commitment to at least 9 meetings per year.

How to apply: A full job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website at http://www.childreninwales.org.uk/job/treasurer-2/,  or you can contact the Cardiff office (029 2034 2434). If you would like to speak about the post before applying, please contact Catriona Williams the Chief Executive.

Applications should be submitted in the form of a letter with accompanying CV to Catriona Williams by post or by E-mail: catriona.williams@childreninwales.org.uk