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Accountant - member of Audit Committee

British Accreditation Council
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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Charity and not for profit, Education
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Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

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The British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC) seeks to appoint an expert non-trustee member of the Audit Committee.
The Audit Committee is a standing committee of the Board of Trustees (the Council) and reports to the Council regularly. It is chaired by the honorary treasurer and includes three other trustees. The Committee has the council’s authority to monitor BAC’s financial performance and that it is keeping to all legislation and regulations that apply. (Terms of Reference found at

We are looking for a fully qualified accountant with at least 3 years of professional experience to join the Audit Committee as a non-trustee member. Ideally you will also have experience of charity governance and/or in the education and training industry.

Location: The Audit Committee ordinarily meets online. The head office is based in London.
Time commitment: The Committee meet online three times a year with each meeting typically lasting one to two hours. You may from time to time be invited to occasional miscellaneous events and our Annual Stakeholder Event, but attendance is not mandatory.
Voluntary: While there is no renumeration for this role, reasonable expenses are paid.

Please send your CV along with an expression of interest addressing your reasons for applying and how you meet the following criteria:
• Fully qualified accountant with at least 3 years of professional experience
• Previous experience as a trustee or governor (or similar board level) of a UK charity or public body
• Knowledge of, or experience in, independent further or higher education/training providers
Please send to Lucy Fox, Governance and Business Development Manager ( by Thursday 31 March 2023.
We aim for the appointment to be formally concluded by the Council meeting in June 2023 for commencement of the role from 1 September 2023.


For over 30 years BAC have been responsible for setting standards within the independent further and higher education sector. Our accreditation is held by hundreds of colleges and training providers in the UK and overseas.

We provide the leading mark of educational quality for the sector, which is used by students, parents, agencies and beyond as a guarantee of standards.

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Wax Chandlers' Hall, 6 Gresham Street

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