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Volunteer Treasurer

The Chancery Lane Project


Posted over 30 days ago...

We are seeking a treasurer to join the board of this dynamic and fast-moving project as it becomes an independent charity and begins to scale globally.


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Lewes, BN8 6BY

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Our Trustees will play a vital role in making sure that TCLP achieves its core purpose. They oversee the overall management and administration of the charity. They also ensure that TCLP has a clear strategy and that our work and goals are in line with our vision. Just as importantly, they support and challenge the executive team to enable TCLP to grow and thrive, and through this, ensure that every contract enables solutions to climate change. As well as fulfilling the duties of a Trustee, the Treasurer maintains an overview of TCLP’s financial affairs. The Treasurer ensures that effective and appropriate financial measures, controls and procedures are put in place and reports to the Board at regular intervals about the financial health of the organisation. The Treasurer also ensures that the charity complies with relevant financial regulations and governance requirements.

What are we looking for?

The successful applicant will be an individual with a track record of board or executive leadership, who is passionate about sustainability and making a difference on climate change.  You will have the following attributes:

A qualified accountancy professional. In-depth knowledge of UK charity accounting practices, regulations and reporting requirements.   Clear communicator with the ability to bring the financial information alive to non-finance specialists. Willing to play an active role in areas such as forecasting, setting budgets, liaising with auditors. Passion for taking action to deliver real change in the climate crisis, and enthusiasm for our vision and mission. A strong personal commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, and a willingness to lead according to our values of being a:

Learning organisation, Cultivating a supportive environment to work in, that Delivers the greatest possible positive impact on climate change.

Ability to think creatively and strategically, exercise good, independent judgement and work effectively as a board member. Willingness and ability to understand and accept the responsibilities and liabilities of a trustee and to act in the best interests of the TCLP. Proven record of leadership in business, government or non-profit sector.

This is an unpaid role. We will expect a time commitment of c.1-2 days per month, with involvement including attendance at board and subcommittee meetings as well as flexibility to respond swiftly to occasional ad hoc issues.

What difference will you make?

The Treasurer will play a vital role in making sure that TCLP achieves its core purpose - to make climate contracting commonplace and deliver rapid decarbonisation. The Treasurer will oversee the financial health of the organisation, ensuring that the charity complies with relevant financial regulations and governance requirements and that resources are used to maximise impact.


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