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About the role

We're looking for a new Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees.

The Treasurer will oversee the financial matters of the charity in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements. The Treasurer is responsible for chairing the Finance Committee meetings and working with the Director of Finance to ensure that financial strategy is developed and followed to support our overall direction. You will determine the committee agenda and ensure that meetings are productive and report the recommendations of the Finance Committee to the Board.

Trustees are appointed to serve a three-year term and eligible for re-appointment for two additional terms. The Treasurer is elected annually at the AGM, based on nominations from the Trustee Board. The Treasurer also sits on the Board of the subsidiary trading company and two charities administered by London Youth.

We are delighted to present this wonderful opportunity to shape and support a significant youth charity with an amazing history. You will join our new Chair, Stephen Moss CBE, our President, Sir Ken Olisa OBE and our new Patron, His Royal Highness Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex and work with a committed and diverse Trustee Board.

Key Information

Remuneration: The role is an honorary, unremunerated role - although reasonable expenses will be paid.

Commitment: Ideally, 3 days per quarter

Important dates and how to apply

Closing date for applications: Friday, 12 June 2020

If you meet the person specification and you would like to apply, please start by downloading our “Guidance to Applicants” which will guide you through the process.

Please submit your application by providing your C.V., together with a covering statement outlining how you meet the role requirements and the specific qualities you would bring to the role. 

Your application and/or any queries regarding the role should be sent to: danyanne.quemper@londonyouth.org