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Volunteer Finance Trustee to join board of cooking charity in Richmond

Cooking Up


Posted over 30 days ago...

Cooking Up supports people living in hardship by teaching them to cook healthy, affordable meals which they take home. We are seeking a Finance Trustee to join our Board. The role involves all aspects of the charity's finances.


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Teddington, TW11 0AB

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

We are seeking a Finance Trustee to join our Board. The role involves all aspects of the charity's finances, including banking, preparing budgets, invoicing and payments, preparing annual accounts and reporting to the board. 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced finance professional with previous governance experience with a charity.  Willingness to play an active role in areas such as forecasting, setting budgets (both internally and for fundraising bids), liaising with auditors A Clear communicator with the ability to bring financial information alive to non-finance specialists A strategic thinker with the ability to balance risk and opportunity A strong personal commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Enthusiasm for our vision and mission. A knowledge of charity finance is an advantage. Otherwise, an enthusiasm to learn, drawing from sound commercial experience and an understanding of SMEs. Experience in charity law and governance would be helpful (although not essential) as would experience in HR and Payroll (not essential).  

What difference will you make?

Our data to date shows that Cooking Up is having a positive impact on our clients who are facing challenging circumstances such as food poverty, disabilities. poor mental health and social isolation. After completing a 5-week course with us, clients report feeling more confident about cooking a meal from scratch and understand better how to eat healthily and shop on a budget. Our classes are fun and sociable and clients are supported on a 1:1 basis by our wonderful and growing team of local volunteers.  


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