Who we are
Remap is a charity that helps people living with disabilities to live more independent lives. Through our network of skilled volunteers, we design custom-made equipment free of charge.
In an average year, we will help over 3,000 people through our national network of 70 branches and 800 volunteer engineer makers and support members.
We are looking for a Finance Trustee to maintain an overview of
REMAP’s financial affairs, ensuring its financial viability and
maintaining proper financial records and procedures. Our Finance Trustee
will play a vital role as part of our Board of Trustees, supporting REMAP’s governance,
providing financial oversight and strategic direction, and ensuring that
effective and appropriate financial measures, controls, and procedures are implemented.
We seek a strategic thinker who will use their financial expertise to
oversee our financial health and play an active role in forecasting, setting
budgets, and liaising with auditors. Good knowledge of charity finance is essential,
as your input will be critical as we look to the future and implement our new
strategic plan. The Finance working group will actively participate in the charity’s
We want to appoint experienced professionals with complementary skills
in finance and business across the charity and commercial sectors, to join our
Board of Trustees in leading and supporting the charity to deliver our goals.
It is an aspiration that the Finance Trustee would also act as the
If you want to join a charity to empower people with a disability to
achieve the quality of life, they aspire to have. Then this opportunity is
What are we looking for?
As well as sitting on the Board of Trustees, the Finance Trustee
Oversee the presentation of budgets, internal
management accounts, and annual financial statements to the Board of Trustees.
Ensuring that proper accounting records are kept and appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place.
Ensuring that robust and comprehensive financial
policies are in place, being implemented, and supporting the development of
policies covering financial reserves and cost management.
Monitoring and advising on the financial viability
of the charity.
Overseeing financial controls and system adherence,
regularly liaising with Chief Executive.
Advising on the financial implications of the
charity’s strategic plan, including overseeing the charity’s financial
Ensuring investments and assets are maximised.
Lead on the appointment of and liaison with
Oversee the development and implementation of
systems for appraising, mitigating, and reporting corporate risk.
Ensuring that the accounts are prepared and
disclosed in the form required by relevant statutory bodies, for example, the
Charity Commission and/or the Registrar of Companies.
Finance Working Group Responsibilities
To update, report and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees on
all financial and related risk management matters, including:
the annual budget and cash flow forecast.
the management accounts and cash flow
the signing of the statutory accounts
the annual independent examination
the risk register and reporting
all policies and procedures relevant to financial
What we are looking for
A finance professional. Knowledge of charity
finance is an advantage. Otherwise, an enthusiasm to learn, drawing from sound
commercial experience, and an understanding of SMEs.
Strategic thinker with an ability to balance risk
Clear communicator who can bring financial
information alive to non-finance specialists.
Willing to play an active role in forecasting,
setting budgets, and liaising with auditors.
What difference will you make?
You will join our charity during an exciting point in our development
and a period of real growth; your expert knowledge and experience will be
critical to our success. You will have a key role in ensuring we can maintain our
work. You will be a part of our small, extremely friendly, passionate, and
forward-thinking charity team.
The Board of Trustees is seeking a new Trustee passionate about our
vision. The role of Treasurer/Finance Trustee 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. We are looking for people willing to bring energy, enthusiasm,
and commitment to the role and who will broaden the diversity of thinking on
This is a vital role, helping ensure we (REMAP) continue supporting people
living with a disability to achieve their personal aspirations. As a
trustee, you will have a real opportunity to offer your unique skill set to
help the strategic progression of the charity on a national level.