Board Trustee - Financial Advisor


Global Girl Project

Remote (global)
  • Career category:Finance, Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Volunteering
  • Experience level:Not specified
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Remote (global)
  • Right to work requirements:Anyone can apply
  • Salary: Volunteer position
  • Work schedule:Part-time/ Pro-rata
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Location:Remote (global)
Generic (e.g. 'gender focal point' role
 Global Girl Project Board Trustee - Financial Advisor

Global Girl Project (GPP) is looking to bring on a new Trustee to join our Board. We are looking for an engaged, entrepreneurial and committed individual to join our Board and contribute to the mission of GGP. Our mission is to build an ecosystem dedicated to mobilising socially-minded and community driven girls to become leaders for their families, communities, countries and the world.
Our Trustees are highly-valued members of our team and play a huge part in the impact of our organisation. Seven women currently sit on our international Board, with members from or based in South Africa, Kenya, Dubai, US and the UK. We strongly value diversity and we are looking to fill this vacancy with an individual with a personal or family ties to the Majority World.
In addition, as identified by our recent Board Skills Audit we are looking for an individual with one or more of the following areas of expertise
●  Previous Charity Board experience, with a solid understanding of duties and best practices in governance and compliance
●  Accountancy skills and financial management experience
●  Understanding of mandated reporting requirements with the Charity Commission of England and Wales.

In addition all Board members are tasked with playing an active role in the strategic direction and governance of GGP as well as acting as an advocate for GGP in fundraising and profile raising.

In return, you will have the opportunity to be a core part of a grassroots organisation that is changing the lives of many girls globally by providing new opportunities. As GGP is a growing organisation, you will be encouraged to provide insight and see your ideas have impactful change within the organisation by working closely with our founder who works directly with our beneficiaries. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop by working with long-standing board members providing connections to ongoing professional development.

Specifics for the Role
To monitor the integrity of the financial and operational performance of the organisation; To provide trustees assurance of the in-year delivery of financial targets.

The key responsibilities will be;
●  The Annual Report and Accounts - submission to HMRC
●  Monthly budget and forecasting and sharing updates at Board meeting
●  The integrity of the charity’s financial reporting ensuring compliance in line with The Charity Commission guidelines
●  Cost and financial modelling for the strategy of the organisation
●  Tracking and reporting on Trustee’s give and get target
●  Partnering with external providers - payroll and auditors as required
●  Support the CEO with budget oversight, financial planning and forecasting

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