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Finance Trustee

The Organisation:

CRY (Ireland) was incorporated on 5 October 2001. The CRY Mission is to provide access for families in Ireland, north and south, bereaved by the sudden cardiac death of a young person, to free screening and emotional support services, in an empathetic environment and to support research into the prevention of sudden cardiac death.

All services provided by CRY are free. CRY is a self-supporting registered charity and the bulk of funds come from various fundraising events.

The current Board of Directors are:

  • Noelle Condon  (Chairperson of the Board)
  • Michael Greene
  • Marie Greene
  • Don O’Brien 
  • Dr. Deirdre Ward
  • Brendan Mulligan
  • David Greene
  • Deirdre Hanley
  • Liam Herlihy
  • Jonathan Ireland
  • Catherine Fegan
  • Dr. Maria Morrissey
  • Margaret Andrews

General 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 the charity

The Role:

CRY (Ireland) are seeking an individual with proven knowledge in financial management and accountancy.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • The successful candidate will work in supporting the Treasurer in the financial management of the Charity including offering advice to the Board on financial implications of proposals, cash flow matters etc.
  • Oversight of compliance and risk management in line with usual board responsibilities
  • Ensure that the financial resources of the organisation meet its needs

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • The candidate must be a qualified Accountant ideally with at least 5 years senior management experience
  • Have the time and the commitment to fulfil the role
  • Have a desire to implement the highest standards of governance
  • Have good knowledge of Corporate Governance and Risk Management
  • Have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working as part of a team

Board Meetings:

There will be quarterly board meetings and a number of sub-committee meetings a year. Meetings are held in the Dublin area.

Finance Trustee

Published on 16.06.2022

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