Trustee with financial experience

Closing date: 
31 Mar 2017
Praxis Care, registered as a charity in 1983, is a major provider of services for adults and children with a learning disability, mental ill health, acquired brain injury and for older people, including people with dementia. Praxis Care employs 1400 staff

We are currently seeking to attract a new member to our Governing Board specifically to sit on the Finance Committee to:


  • Further develop our financial strategy and IT based financial management systems.

  • Oversee budgets, accounts and financial statements.

  • Liaise with designated staff about financial matters.

  • Ensure that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place.

  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation.

  • Ensure recommendations of the auditors are implemented.

  • Ensure accounts meet the conditions of contractual agreements with external agencies.

  • Advise on the financial implications of the organisation’s strategic and operational plans.

  • Ensure that there is no conflict between any investment held and the aims and objects of the charity.

This individual must be an Accountant and have the ability to make sound judgements and critical appraisals and have  experience working at a senior level within a large organisation.


We are particularly keen to benefit from your knowledge and experience of one or more of the following areas:


  • Financial Strategy

  • Budget Setting

  • Financial Monitoring Review

  • Business Development

Approx. Time Commitment (ie Board meetings held quarterly with the option of Sub Committee membership)
6 hours per month

Closing date:
31 Mar 2017 5.00pm
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