Trustee - Finance

Job Title: Trustee - Finance
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: 0 - 1000
Reference: PIU282
Contact Name: Carly Cheeseman
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2019 15:53

Job Description

Plan International UK is a global children’s charity. We work to give every child the same chance in life. We strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We are currently looking for a trustee with significant recent financial experience and ideally an accountancy qualification to join the Trustee Board and the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee of the Board.

You will share our values and our vision and have a strong desire to advocate for children’s rights and equality for girls. You will bring to the Board both your specific finance expertise and your leadership experience to help guide us to reach our strategic goals and to champion our objectives.

You will be able to demonstrate your commitment to our mission and values and to equality, diversity and inclusion. A supporter of innovation and able to communicate at all levels, you will contribute effectively to board discussions and challenge established thinking constructively. You will also need to have recent experience of financial management or control, knowledge of the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) on Accounting and Reporting by Charities and ideally be CCAB qualified (or equivalent).

This is a voluntary position and expenses will be reimbursed. You will be expected to commit to attending quarterly board meetings (usually held in the evening) and up to two Away Days per year.

The deadline for applications is 9:00am on Tuesday 21 May 2019

Interviews will take place during week commencing 10 June 2019

Due to the nature of our work with children, we follow rigorous child protection policies and procedures in our recruitment process. As a result, some of our roles are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as an employee or volunteer; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences.

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