Trustee with Financial Expertise | Orbis

Trustee with Financial Expertise

We are seeking to appoint a Trustee with substantial financial experience at senior or executive level and are particularly interested in hearing from qualified accountants with a recognised accounting and financial qualification.

Salary: Voluntary
Location:
Central London

As a Trustee for Orbis UK your role will involve:

  • Ensuring that Orbis UK is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit
  • Ensuring that Orbis UK is complying with its governing document and the law
  • Preparing for and attending board meetings and sub-committee meetings
  • Supporting the Orbis UK staff team
  • Attending occasional evening events


Trustee responsibilities:

  • Contribute actively to the Board of Trustees' role in giving strategic direction to Orbis UK, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance
  • Ensure that Orbis UK complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations
  • Ensure that Orbis UK pursues its objects as defines in its governing document
  • Ensure that Orbis UK uses its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects
  • Ensure that Orbis UK conducts its activities within a clear moral context
  • Safeguard the good name and values of Orbis UK
  • Ensure the financial stability and effective and efficient administration of Orbis UK
  • Oversee the management of Orbis UK’s assets ensuring the proper use of Orbis UK's funds
  • Appoint the Chief Executive and monitor his/her performance

We are building the board of the future to ensure Orbis UK is representative, skilled and equipped to meet future challenges. With our commitment to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation, we actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


Our Values and Commitment to Safeguarding

Orbis UK is committed to an environment free from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and financial misconduct. Orbis UK expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] or write to Orbis UK, 6th Floor, 10 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6AF

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