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London Football Journeys is looking for a Treasurer to join our board. This is an exciting time as we implement LFJ’s strategy to strengthen and scale our core Schools and Ambassadors Programmes.

 

Overall purpose

The board of trustees are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of London Football Journeys, developing the charity’s aims, objectives and goals, and monitoring progress against these, in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.

 

About the Treasurer role

Our current Treasurer has been on the Board of Trustees since inception and has done a fantastic job supporting the charity to develop a robust financial framework and procedures. As he is now nearing the end of his 7 year cycle London Football Journeys is looking for a new Treasurer to join the Board. This is an exciting time as we implement the charity’s new strategy to strengthen our core Schools and Ambassadors Programmes and embed our work in the communities we operate in. We would particularly welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to ensure our Board reflects the diverse groups we work with.

While all Trustees have ultimate responsibility for the charity, including finance, organisational strategy and staff, the role of the Treasurer is to help the Director and Trustees carry out their financial responsibilities and strengthen the charity’s financial systems and procedures.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Responsibilities specific to this role

 

Accountable to

As the board are responsible and liable for the governance and functioning of the charity, they are accountable in varying degrees to a variety of stakeholders, including: service users, members, funders, the Charity Commission, and Companies House. Close attention must be given to the governing document to ascertain the type of organisational structure and the range of interested parties.

 

Term of office

Trustees are appointed for at least 3 years initially but there is an opportunity to pursue re-election with a maximum of serving 7 years on the board.

 

Remuneration

Trustees serve as unpaid volunteers; however, reasonable expenses such as travel costs will be reimbursed.

 

Person Specification

 

Expectations specific to this position

 

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please email your CV and a covering letter no longer than one side of A4 describing why you want to be the Treasurer, and what makes you suitable for the role to: info@londonfootballjourneys.org. The deadline for submissions is 5pm on Monday 21st June 2021.

If you would like to speak to us to find out more about the role then please contact us at the same email address to arrange a call.