Citizens Advice Wirral is looking for a finance professional. The role of a trustee is vital in supporting the work of the organisation by ensuring they have the strategy, direction and resources that underpin its delivery.
The purpose of this role is to monitor the financial administration of Citizens Advice Wirral and advise the board of trustees on financial matters, in line with best practice and in compliance with the governing document and legal requirements.
Main duties and responsibilities include:
The ideal trustee will have the following:
Our trustees are vital in supporting our work by ensuring we have the strategy, direction and resources that underpin its delivery. Our trustees ensure that the work we do meets the needs of our communities. Our trustees are ambassadors for the service and everybody who works within it, both volunteers and paid staff.
As a member of our Board you will play a key role in helping us deal with the following headline issues:
Being involved at the centre of a leading local charity that makes a difference to the lives of people, getting involved in a cause they believe in and giving something back to the community, gaining understanding into the issues that affect people today, challenging themselves by applying their skills and knowledge in a new environment, enhancing their CVs by gaining new skills and non-executive board experience, meeting new people, being part of an organisation supported by a national network that provides guidance, support and developmental opportunities and trustee events, working with people from diverse backgrounds and being part of a friendly and professional team.
Citizens Advice Wirral is committed to equal opportunities and diversity and we want our board to reflect the community we serve. We would particularly welcome applications from women, people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, who are under-represented on our board.