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Director with experience in Finance

Feach has recently registered with the CRO and this will be a brand new "start up" board. Prior to this, Feach was run for several years as a totally voluntary organisation made up of parents of blind & visually impaired children. Our focus is equality in access to education. We have a very active and engaged committee that meets on a bi-monthly basis during the school year. We are primarily a support group, however, as a result of shortcomings in the services available to our children, we have been involved in lobbying varying Government agencies on their behalf.

General Trustee duties of a Charity Trustee:

• Comply with the Charity’s governing document

• Ensuring charity is complying with its charitable purpose for the public benefit

• Acting in the best interest of the charity

• Act with Reasonable Care and Skill

• Manage the assets of your charity

Feach is seeking an individual with proven knowledge in financial management or accountancy.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • To have a deep insight into all Financial policies and controls and propose any recommendations for change.
  • To have oversight of compliance and risk management in the organisation. 
  • To evaluate and monitor the adequacy of Financial controls and procedures and ensure the organisation is compliant with best practice principles.
  • Have an overview of the finances to advise the Board on financial implications of proposals, cash flow problems etc. 

Essential Skills/Qualities required for these roles:

• A deep appreciation and knowledge of the Community & Voluntary sector

• At least 2 years’ experience operating at a senior level

• An understanding of and commitment to our mission and values

• Commitment to highest levels of corporate governance

Note: Expertise in visual impairment is NOT a requirement for this role.

Board Meetings: There will be 4 board meetings annually. Meetings are held via Zoom. 

Director with experience in Finance

Published on 09.09.2021

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