Finance Trustee

This is a key voluntary role on the Board of Trustees helping to ensure that The Charity remains on a sound financial footing as the organisation moves forward through a period of growth and change. This is a unique opportunity for an individual to play a pivotal role in ensuring the success of the organisation as well as to make an impact on the lives of those affected by brain tumours.
Supporting the Chair of the Board and the Chair of the Finance Committee, and in partnership with the Director of Finance and Governance and Chief Executive you will ensure that The Charity is run on a sound financial basis and act as a high level representative for The Charity.


The Brain Tumour Charity wishes to encourage applicants from a wide variety of backgrounds who will bring considerable senior leadership experience. They will be an experienced qualified accountant. They must be able to provide oversight and a balance of support and challenge as well as ensure high standards of probity and governance for the Finance team. Perhaps most importantly, they will be passionate about The Brain Tumour Charity’s vision, mission and values and will be an effective ambassador for the organisation.

S/he must be able to demonstrate:
 A strong track record in finance roles within leading complex and growing organisations.
 Previous experience of the third sector and charity accounting is desirable.
 The ability to communicate financial concepts to non-finance trustees.
  A strong empathy for the aims, objective and activities of The Brain Tumour Charity.
  A good sense of humour with the desire to be part of a high energy and dynamic organisation that often addresses difficult issues but is equally committed to having some fun doing it.


  • Age restrictions
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Reasonable expenses
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Recruitment Process
    Application Form Interview References
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

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Availability Details

The Board meets four times a year with Committee meetings three times a year and occasional events. The Trustee would also be expected to be in regular email and phone contact with the Director of Finance and Governance and CEO and meet as necessary. The time commitment for this trustee is likely to be around one day per month. The term of office is three years renewable for a further term. Most meetings are held in London.


Hartshead House
61-65 Victoria Road
GU14 7PA

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