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Board Treasurer

Over The Wall Children's Charity
Either Pro Bono or Paid Role if required [salary TBD]
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Charity and not for profit, Health and medical
Salary band
Contract type
Long term role
Part Time
Where will they be working
From home

Over the Wall is a fun, forward-thinking and creative UK charity that has been transforming the lives of seriously ill children and their families for 25 years. Our free-of-charge programmes are designed to address the loneliness, isolation and sense of being different that affects the quality of life for children living with serious illnesses.  The charity is about to embark on an exciting and transformational phase in its growth and development, having acquired a former private boarding school near Derby both as its new Headquarters and, from 2026, the base of operations.   

Job Purpose:                     

  • Improving Board oversight of the charity on financial matters
  • Provide expert input to the Finance Director as we transition to a permanent site at Ockbrook
  • Adding organisational value by helping mitigate financial risks and proactively ensuring best value

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work with the Board Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Finance Director, to further develop and oversee financial reporting to the Board (particularly reflecting changes as we move to a permanently leased site at Ockbrook),
  • Provide expert input to support structural decisions in relation to Ockbrook (e.g. VAT registration, establishment of a trading company),
  • Assist trustees with the financial governance of the charity,
  • Assist with formal board reporting to Companies House, Charity Commission etc.,
  • On behalf of the Board, review the financial risks outlined in the charity's Risk Register and, where appropriate, work with the Finance Director to further develop mitigation,
  • Review the charity's activities and make recommendations to ensure best value (productivity, quality improvements and savings),
  • Support the Finance Director, and Other occasional duties by mutual agreement.

To discuss this role further, please contact our Board Chairman, Joe Cronly, by emai to


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