Who we are
Cardiac Rehab is a charity based in Alton, Hampshire which has been operating since 1992 to provide specialist exercise-based rehabilitation services to people across Hampshire, who have had heart attacks, cardiac or circulatory surgery or have heart or pulmonary disease. We are a community led service, not part of the NHS or funded by it. We also provide cancer rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation and falls prevention services.
What will you be doing?
As a member of the Board of Trustees you will advise the Board and the Chief Executive on the strategy to manage the charity’s finances in an optimum way to ensure we can continue to deliver our services now and in the years to come. This includes stewardship of our resources but a vision for what we could achieve in the future.
Your will also provide guidance to the charity staff, and be a mentor/sounding board, as they manage the day to day financial processes and be close enough to the figures to be able to explain them to colleagues and act as an ambassador for the charity in financial terms.
Cardiac Rehab is a charity providing specialist care in partnership with the NHS but independent of the NHS in terms of funding and relies on fundraising for over 50% of its income. You will want to help ensure we find new ways of engaging more supporters who wish to contribute financially to our important work and to ensure we gain the funding from individuals, local and regional organisations and grant making bodies to ensure the continuation and expansion of our service.
What are we looking for?
- Either a fully qualified chartered accountant or equivalent financial qualification and experience
- Some experience of charity finance, fundraising and pension schemes would be beneficial
- The skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences
- Being prepared to challenge and make unpopular recommendations to the board
- A willingness to be available to staff for advice and enquiries on an ad hoc basis
- Good communication and people management skills
What difference will you make?
The role of Treasurer is so important to us – not only do we need someone to keep us on track financially and keep us viable, but even more significantly, we are looking for someone to help us formulate our vision for the future. Your knowledge of finance will support the CEO and staff as decisions on expenditure are made but also support your Board colleagues who have a wide variety of backgrounds and need an expert who can make financial matters clear.
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