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Treasurer - Board Member

London, Greater London (Hybrid)
Unpaid role, expenses paid

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Job description

Main Responsibilities of the Treasurer

In relation to the Committee

  • Assist the Chair and management committee to formulate strategic plans and regular review of long-term strategic aims of the organisation.
  • Inform organisational financial polies
  • To present financial reports to the board, including the organisation’s end of year accounts.
  • Advice on the financial implications of the organisation’s operational plans and strategies
  • Advise on the organisational fundraising strategy
  • Ensure that there is no conflict between investment and CIHA’s mission and values.

In relation to the CEO

  • Assist the Chair to appoint the CEO and contribute to the process of appraising and constructively guiding the performance of the CEO.
  • Assume guardianship of the legal and financial integrity of the organisation.
  • Advise the Chair and CEO on matters of financial strategy.
  • Oversee the CEO’s activities in the context of financial responsibility
  • Together with the Chair maintain careful oversight of any risk to reputation and/or financial standing of the organisation.
  • Receive regular informal progress reports of the organisation’s financial performance through the CEO and Chair.

Board Member

As a member of the Board, you will be responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the organisation, developing its aims, objectives and goals in accordance with company guidelines, legal and regulatory guidelines, you will help to protect the wealth and assets of the organisation.


Ensuring that the organisation complies with internal policy and legislation.

Making sure that the organisation pursues defined goals in line with its stated objectives.

Monitoring the financial position and ensuring that the organisation operates within its means and that there are clear lines of accountability for financial management

Ensuring that the resources of the organisation are used only to pursue legitimate objectives. Contributing to the Board's role of providing strategic direction and supporting the development of policies, goals and targets.

Maintaining the good name of the organisation. Ensuring the financial stability of the organisation. Participating in working groups as necessary.

Attending seminars and networking events when required.

Leading discussions and providing guidance on new initiatives, particularly in areas where the member has specific skills, knowledge or expertise.

Maintaining confidentiality about any sensitive or confidential information Regularly attending and taking a full part in meetings.

Skills and qualifications:

Commitment to the goals and aims of the organisation.

Dedication to the role and a willingness to devote the required time. Understanding the importance of carrying out required legal duties. Proven strategic abilities that can be used to create effective plans.

Strength of character coupled with the ability to voice concerns and opinions. Proven experience working as a member of successful teams.

Integrity and objectivity which can be applied to all aspects of the role.

We are particularly interested in applicants who have professional backgrounds in Performance and Insight, LGBT Housing and Governance but welcome applications from anyone with the passion and commitment to our cause.

Meetings are held either in a Central London venue or over Microsoft teams, on weekday evenings once a quarter.

The AGM is held in October and we usually have one strategy day a year in the spring.

To express an interest in the role and to be considered, please submit the following:

  • A detailed and up-to-date CV.
  • A supporting statement that addresses the criteria in the skills and experience section and also outlines your motivation for applying.
Application resources
Posted by
Causeway Irish Housing Association View profile Company size Size: 11 - 20
Posted on: 11 June 2024
Closing date: 11 August 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Housing Management, Governance

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