Chair of Trustees for Community Accountancy Service

Job Title: Chair of Trustees for Community Accountancy Service
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Somerset
Salary: 0 - 0
Reference: Trustee
Contact Name: Debbie Risborough
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 13, 2019 12:14

Job Description

We are looking for a Chair of Trustees to guide the organisation forward to being a sustainable and effective capacity building service across the south west.. 
In order to meet our needs and those of our beneficiaries we have identified a number of skills that would be useful on the Board of trustees. These are:

  • Professionally qualified accountants
  • Those with experience and knowledge of working within the NGO sector
  • Those with experience and knowledge of training organisations

We would ideally like the chair to be a professionally qualified accountant.   Experienced in their own field and looking to pass on their knowledge to guide others 
- committed to the not for profit sector 
- flexible and able to work on both a formal and informal basis

Time commitment is:

Quarterly trustee meetings lasting 2-3 hours along with review of pertinent documents in advance of the meeting. Plus approximately 1hour per month reviewing and approving payments made by the organisation.  Email updates will also be given in the intervening time on any matters that are key to the organisation.