Trustee

3 days left

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£0.00 - voluntary
Posted
21 Dec 2018
Closes
21 Jan 2019
Ref
J60452
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Pan Intercultural Arts is a dynamic London-based arts company using intercultural performance work to help facilitate self-expression and promote deeper understanding of our changing cultural identities.

We work with a diverse range of communities across London and internationally: empowering people to use the arts as a tool for change in their lives. Our participants include:

  • women who have survived trafficking into the UK
  • victims of torture and trauma-affected young refugees
  • unaccompanied minor asylum seekers
  • young people living close to crime and violence
  • those affected by natural disasters, conflict and social prejudice (overseas projects)

Join our board as a Trustee and use your financial expertise to help us in our mission of empowering people to use the arts as a tool for change in their lives

Responsibilities of the finance trustee

  • To assist the strategic development of a growing organisation and provide financial oversight.
  •  Oversee the charity’s financial risk-management process.
  •  Ensure that the organisation’s finances are responsibly managed/invested for the betterment of the organisation’s work and for the beneficiaries it serves.
  •  Lead the Board’s duty to ensure proper accounting records are kept, financial resources are controlled, invested and economically spent in line with governance, legal and regulatory requirements.
  •  Advising on the financial implications of the charity’s strategic plans and overseeing the charity’s financial risk-management process.
  •  Assist in the development and implementation of financial reserves, cost management and investment policies.

Person Specification

  • A commitment to the vision and aims of Pan Intercultural Arts.
  • Qualified accountant with demonstrated commercial awareness and knowledge.
  • Knowledge of charity SORP and impending changes.
  • Proven ability to communicate and explain financial information to members of the Board and other stakeholders.
  • Analytical and evaluation skills, demonstrating good judgement.
  • Strategic vision and good, independent judgement.
  • A willingness to speak your mind.
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.
  • Commitment to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

Time Commitment

Quarterly meetings at 6.30pm for c2 hours.

Trustees may choose to attend events or be available to advise staff or to attend development meetings.

Location

Brunswick Centre, 32 O'Donnell Court, London WC1N 1NX

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