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Director with Finance experience

Suicide or Survive (SOS) are now seeking a volunteer board member to lead and support in the Finance area 

This is an important and exciting time in SOS’s development following the appointment of a new Chair and CEO who aim to lead a new chapter in the organisations development with the goal of continuing to expand on the success, growth and impact of the  strong and well respected programmes that have been developed over the years.

General Trustee duties

  • Comply with the organisation’s governing document
  • Ensuring the organisation is complying with its constitution for the public benefit
  • Act in the best interest of the organisation
  • Act with Reasonable Care and Skill
  • Manage the assets of the organisation

Responsibilities of the Director with Finance experience will include the following:

  • The Director will lead the Finance and Audit Sub-Committee ensuring SOS’s financial practices are in line with regulations and legislation
  • Provide guidance on the development and enhancement of the internal financial control framework
  • Assist in the identifying and mitigating risk
  • Review monthly reconciliations, financial reports and provide financial analysis and advise to the Board on the financial implications of any proposals received

Ideal Experience Required

  • The ideal candidate will join a committed Board of Trustees to achieve SOS’s vision and to continue to develop the organisation
  • The candidate must be a qualified Accountant, ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified, ideally with at least 5 years senior management experience

Board Meetings:

  • There will be 4 Board meetings a year. Meetings are held in Dublin, or online until the restrictions ease. Meetings tend to last approximately 90 minutes and require 3-4 hours preparation
  • This member will also Chair the Finance and Audit Sub-Committee which is also expected to meet 4 times each year.


We respect the value that diverse life experiences and backgrounds bring to our board. We are committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment where all board members, staff, contractors and volunteers feel respected and valued regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation or identity, disability, education, or any other bias.

Director with Finance experience

Published on 07.06.2021

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