Trustee and Honorary Treasurer

Job Title: Trustee and Honorary Treasurer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Papworth Everard
Salary: 0 - 0
Reference: J70244
Job Published: February 08, 2021 12:34

Job Description

Varrier Jones Foundation manages £50m of assets for the benefit of Papworth Trust and other disability charities. We are seeking an additional trustee who will strengthen our financial management by taking on the important role of Honorary Treasurer.

The Honorary Treasurer will be a member of the VJF Board and will work with the VJF Director of Finance/Company Secretary to ensure that VJF's overall financial management is of an exemplary standard and that the Board has the appropriate financial information to fulfil its responsibilities and charitable objectives.

As required the Honorary Treasurer will also be the lead Trustee for the appointment of, and liaison with, VJF's auditors. 

What’s in it for the volunteer?

This is an opportunity to apply Board-level financial management skills, honed in substantial commercial or public sector organisations, to a demanding charitable setting and in so doing ensure that the Papworth Trust and the other disability charities that benefit from VJF donations can continue to deliver long term support to those they care for.

Time Commitment

  • Mostly during office hours.
  • Estimate of time needed: 0-5 hours / month.
  • The Board meets four times a year. On average Trustees provide 8-10 days per annum for the Foundation's business.

Please make contact in the first instance through Reach. We will then be happy to arrange for informal information discussions with the Chair of VJF and/or the VJF Director of Finance/Company Secretary as required. Formal applications will be through a covering letter and detailed CV. Deadline: 26 Feb 2021