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Finance Trustee - Imperial College Union

Trustees Unlimited
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Closing date
3 May 2024

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Charity and not for profit, Board trustees
Salary band
Part Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

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Finance Trustee - Imperial College Union


Imperial College Union is looking for a Trustee to join the Board of Trustees with strong financial experience and who is also able to commit to Chair the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee. This is an incredibly exciting time to join Imperial College Union. This year it launched its new strategic plan, designed to guide the charity to become a highly effective, impactful and sustainable organisation.  The Board is responsible for the strategic direction of the charity. Being a trustee in a students’ union is an extremely rewarding experience. You will get the opportunity to work in close partnership with student representatives, many of whom are just embarking on their leadership journey. This is a fantastic opportunity to mentor and support future leaders, imparting your own experience and industry knowledge to help them develop and thrive.

Applicants will be experienced in these areas:  

•    Strong financial acumen including financial planning, management, and strategy
•    Familiarity with financial reporting requirements and regulatory compliance
•    Knowledge of financial and broader risk management and the ability to identify and mitigate potential risks
•    Proven ability to communicate and explain financial information to members of the Board and other stakeholders
•    Understanding and acceptance of the role’s legal duties and responsibilities
•    Collaborative mindset to work within a team environment
•    Commitment to the charity’s objectives, aims and values and willingness to devote sufficient time to carry out responsibilities

More information about Imperial College Union can be found at


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