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Board Director with Financial Experience

Amber, is a long-established Organisation working to empower women and children of all cultures and backgrounds to live abuse-free lives. As a specialist domestic abuse service our professional team works alongside others to safeguard women and children against domestic abuse, including coercive control. We provide safe, supportive, client-centred services, from early intervention to recovery, both in the community and at the refuge.

Our core values are those of empowerment, respect, diversity & inclusion, social justice, and integrity & transparency.

We are currently seeking a Board Director with a proven knowledge in financial management or accountancy.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • To have a deep insight into all our financial policies and controls and propose any recommendations for change.
  • To evaluate and monitor the adequacy of Financial and Risk Management controls and procedures and ensure the organisation is compliant with best practice principles.
  • To have previous experience in change management processes in guiding organisational change including planning, implementing and solidifying changes in an organisation.
  • Have an overview of the finances to advise the Board on financial implications of proposals, cash flow problems etc.
  • Contributing to the financial performance for the organisation in an evolving sector, by providing oversight on goals, strategy, finances, activities, and opportunities.
  • To be an authorised signatory of the Charity.
  • The Director will be appointed to the Finance Sub Committee of Amber Womens Refuge CLG.

About the role:

  • Term:  We currently anticipate Board Directors being appointed for a period of three years.
  • Location: Amber Kilkenny Womens Refuge CLG, Lacken, Dublin Road, Kilkenny, R95 NY04.
  • Board meetings: are currently held via hybrid option every six weeks.
  • Application Process: Please send a copy of CV by COB Friday the 3rd of May 2024 to Chairperson: katherinebyrne@amberwomensrefuge.ie
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview.

Board Director with Financial Experience

Published on 08.04.2024

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