Tender has gone through a significant period of financial growth and is looking for a new Treasurer. You will have the opportunity to shape the future of the charity and to help us reach our goal of ending domestic abuse and violence.
Tender is an arts and education charity committed to preventing domestic abuse and sexual violence amongst young people by promoting healthy relationships. Founded in 2003, Tender has developed a wide range of award-winning arts education projects which empower young people, and the adults who work with them, to actively prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence, and promote gender equality in their schools, youth centres and communities. Through our work in London and our regional hubs, we have reached over 500,000 young people through our interactive workshops. We continue to expand; working with sixth forms, universities and corporate organisations to tackle sexual harassment.
What will you be doing?
We are looking for a Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees. As well as fulfilling the duties of a Trustee, the Treasurer maintains an overview of Tender’s financial affairs and runs the Finance & Audit Committee. The Treasurer ensures that effective and appropriate financial measures, controls and procedures are put in place and reports to the Board at regular intervals about the financial health of the organisation.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for:
- A finance professional. Knowledge of charity finance, ideally gained in a treasurer or finance role at a large or medium-sized charity is preferable. A strategic thinker with the ability to balance risk and opportunity. Clear communicator with the ability to bring the financial information alive to non-finance specialists. A willingness and ability to devote time each month to support the Finance & Audit Committee, CEO and Finance Manager with forecasting, setting and monitoring budgets, and liaising with auditors.
We aim to remove any barriers, bias or discrimination that prevent individuals or groups from realising their potential and contributing fully to Tender’s performance and to develop a culture that positively values diversity. We are committed wherever practicable, to achieving and maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities in which we operate. If you have the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with all different kinds of life experiences. We ask applicants to complete an equal opportunities monitoring form.
What difference will you make?
Tender has gone through a significant period of growth, with our current annual income exceeding £2m. We now need to ensure that our financial systems and processes keep pace, so that we can manage our finances confidently and proactively. This will be lead by our Finance Manager, reporting to the CEO. We would expect the Treasurer to work closely with the Finance Manager and CEO to ensure that systems and processes are working effectively.
The Board meets at least four times a year, for approximately 3 hours. For further details, please see the candidate pack.
Before you apply
Reach TrusteeWorks team are supporting Tender with their board recruitment. To apply please send your CV/LinkedIn profile or similar along with a 1 – 2 page supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the criteria for the role.
If you need more information, or would like to have an informal conversation with the Chair or the current Treasurer before applying, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange this.
Deadline: 17th July 2022.