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Non-Executive Director (Finance)
Salary: Voluntary Role
Job Type: Contract
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH15787
Added: 12 Jun 2019
Job Description
Non-Executive Director (Finance)

Time Commitment:Approximately 2 days per month
Remuneration:Voluntary (With Expenses)
Location: Board meetings are held in Cardiff; however, attendance can be via digital
platforms when needed.
Term of Office: 2 years

Role Summary
·Ensure Board decisions are taken with the financial stability of the organisation paramount
·Ensure the organisations financial resources are directed towards the strategic aims and
objectives of the organisation
·Ensure strong financial management processes are in place
·Ensure financial policies, procedures and controls are implemented, maintained and improved.
·Helping set the organisation's mission, vision, values and strategy
·Ensuring that internal controls are effective

·To provide strategic financial support and advice to the Board to ensure all decisions are made
with appropriate financial considerations.
·To consider and advise on financial risk and ensure appropriate risk management is applied to
the decision-making process.
·To provide appropriate challenge and support to the short and long-term financial planning
·To provide appropriate challenge and support to the financial reporting process ensuring the
Board receive appropriate, accurate and complete information on which to base their decisions.
·To advise on efficient use of resources and contribute to the organisation's investment strategy.
·To ensure the organisation adopts and adheres to robust financial procedures, controls and
·To assist the CEO in providing additional support and advice where requested.
·Chair the Finance and Risk panel (meets 4 x a year, attendance can be remote)
The Board member with lead responsibility for finance should have:
·A recognised financial qualification, either ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified
Accountants) or CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)
·An ability to advise on the process of establishing the annual accounts so that they present a true
and fair reflection of the organisation's actions and financial performance
·An understanding and experience of the roles of audit, both internal and external
·An ability to advise the Board on the integrity of the organisation's financial control and
management systems
·An understanding and ability to lead the Board on risk management.

The deadline for applications is Friday August 2nd Midday and interviews will take place with the CEO and Chair of the Board, on August 20th at Sport Wales National Centre, CF11 9SW. Please submit a CV with supporting covering letter which demonstrates your suitability for the role.

Welsh Netball is committed to recruiting a diverse, skills-based board, and encourages applications from people from under-represented populations.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact Sarah Jones CEO

For more detailed information please download 'Role Description'

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
Welsh Netball

The Wales national netball team represents Wales in international netball competition. The Welsh Netball Association, the governing body for netball in Wales, is responsible for Welsh squad selection, international matches and for the training and development of players.


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