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Treasurer

Feedback
Remote working with occasional travel to Feedback's office in Tottenham Hale.

Posted: 27 Jul 2022

Deadline: 31 Aug 2022

Compensation: Unsalaried

Unpaid Volunteer Part-time Remote working

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Job description

Feedback is at an exciting time in its development. We are looking for a financial expert to join our Board of Trustees, someone who can bring passion, experience and insight as we continue to help further our mission of a food system that regenerates the natural world while sustaining people on a fair basis.

Overall Purpose

To be a financial expert on the Board of Trustees, leading the financial strategy and ensuring the financial stability and governance of the organisation.

Key responsibilities

  • To ensure that the financial resources of the organisation meet its present and future needs and are within the organisation’s objects, in collaboration with the Finance and Operations Director
  • To ensuring appropriate financial and reserves policies are in place and adhered to
  • To review and approve budgets and financial reports to the Board of Trustees in collaboration with the Director of Finance and Operations

Main duties

  • To liaise with the Director of Finance and Operations on strategic financial matters
  • To ensure the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objectives
  • To contribute actively to the Board of Trustees’ role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets
  • To provide oversight of Feedback’s financial processes and controls, ensuring appropriate adherence to legal and accounting requirements
  • To advise on the financial implications of the organisation's strategic plan
  • To ensure that the organisation has an appropriate investment policy
  • To serve on the Finance and Audit Committee

Person specification

Essential

  • Passionate about food which is good for the planet and good for people
  • Board level experience with a good understanding of governance
  • Experience of successful business/organisational management and leadership
  • A good team leader and player
  • Self-confidence, standing and independence, coupled with tact and diplomacy
  • Sound judgment and integrity
  • Organised, efficient and responsive
  • Relevant accounting qualification and experience

Desirable

  • An understanding of managing financial risks and opportunities in a rapidly expanding organisation
  • Attuned to the culture and dynamics of an evolving NGO seeking radical change

This is an unsalaried position. Appropriate expenses associated with travel, etc will be reimbursed. Visit https://feedbackglobal.org/ for more information about the organisation and the role.

Read our Strategic Framework and 3 Year Plan.

Application information

To apply please write a statement of no more than 500 words detailing why you'd like to be considered and how you think you are suitable for the role. Please send this with your CV to Azalea Harley, our Operations Manager - azalea@feedbackglobal.org

If you would like to know more about any aspect of the role, depending upon the nature of the your enquiry, please email Azalea in the first instance to request a call with Justin Warhurst, Our Operations and Finance Director, or Carina Millstone, our Executive Director. 

Closing date for applications is 31st August 2022.

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About Feedback

Feedback is an environmental campaigning charity working for food that is good for the planet and its people. To do so, we challenge power, catalyse action, and empower people to achieve positive change.