Finance Board Committee Member

25 Oct 2019
14 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced senior finance and investment professional to join the world's leading chartered professional body for people responsible for safety and health in the workplace on their Finance and Investment Committee, to help the Board of Trustees fulfil its role as the ultimate decision-making body of the Institution.
Position: Finance and Investment Committee Member
Location: The role will require a commitment to attend four committee meetings a year near Leicester, UK, in addition to preparation time and occasional additional meetings where circumstances require it.
Salary: The role is unremunerated; however reasonable expenses will be paid.
Duration: Committee members are usually appointed for a period of three years.
Closing Date: 13th November 2019
Interview Date: 13th December 2019
Our client has four Board Committees which support the Trustees in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities to the Institution. The committees have delegated responsibilities and tasks to fulfil, regularly reporting to the Board and providing assurance that their key purpose is being achieved. The committees are made up of IOSH Trustees, IOSH members and independent (non-lOSH) members.
The Role
The Finance and Investment Committee Member will:
- Ensure alignment of the use of resources with the strategic direction of the organisation.
- Support the Board of Trustees by overseeing and advising on financial management, strategy, policy and treasury matters.
- Approve significant investment decisions under delegated authority from the Board of Trustees.
- Oversee the budget.
- Seek assurance from external investment managers on investment performance and advice from investment advisors on investment performance, policy and strategy.
- Review medium term financial plans.
- Declare any potential conflicts of interest while carrying out the duties of an Independent Committee Member.
In addition to the duties of all committee members, each Independent Committee Member should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the committee reach sound decisions.
About you
As an Independent Member of the Finance and Investment Committee, you will also be able to demonstrate and provide evidence of the following:
- Experience of reviewing resource implications at a strategic level.
- Experience at senior levels of considering matters of financial management, investment appraisal, financial strategy and policy.
- Knowledge of investment management including investment strategy and performance review, an understanding of investing reserve funds in equities, bonds and other investment asset classes.
- Experience of reviewing budgets and ensuring spend alignment with strategic direction.
- An ability to think in a strategic, innovative, modern, agile and flexible way.
- Experience of contributing regularly, constructively and with respect for other views to strategic planning or project meetings.
- An interest in the work undertaken by the Institution.
- A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to fulfil the duties of a committee member, to take part in any relevant appraisal scheme and to use email and video conference technology (supported by training if necessary).
About the Organisation
Our client is the world's leading chartered professional body for people responsible for safety and health in the workplace - with over 47,000 members in more than 130 countries.
You may have experience in areas such as Financial Management, IFA, Independent Financial Advisor, Finance Advisor, Banker, Investment, Finance Strategy, Investment Banker, Investment