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Finance Trustee

Home Start Birmingham Tameside
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
0.00 - This is an unpaid Trustee role
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Charity and not for profit, Social justice
Salary band
Part Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Home Start Birmingham Tameside is a local organisation, under the umbrella of Home Start UK. Home Start offer practical & emotional support to vulnerable families who have at least one child under the age of 5 years. We are seeking a Finance Trustee to help deal with strategic financial matters. 


What will you be doing?

We are seeking a Finance Trustee to help with strategic financial matters. We need someone who can support the manager to keep the accounts and report to the Board. Accounts also have to be prepared for the Independent Examiner each year. Becoming a Trustee is a chance for you to give something back to the community. By using your skills and experience you will be contributing to the strategic management of the charity, so we can continue providing vital support to families.


We are looking for

* Demonstrated financial awareness and knowledge gained through previous work activity.

* Ability to communicate and explain financial information to members of the Board and other stakeholders.

* Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.

* A willingness to learn.

* Good communication, team-working and interpersonal skills.

* Tactful, diplomatic and be able to build relationships.

We are seeking someone with a proven track record in Financial Management, Strategic Development & Planning.


Time Commitment

Approximately 1 day per month, with flexibility appreciated around the financial year end. There are 6 Board Meetings each year.


Travel limit

Volunteers should live within 15 miles of the centre.


What difference will you make?

The role of the Finance Trustee is so important to us - not only do we need someone to keep us on track financially and keep us viable, but even more significantly, we are looking for someone to help us formulate our vision for the future.


Before you apply

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a Home Start application form.

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