Vacancy in the CLC: Co-opted Finance Committee member

We are looking for a co-opted committee member with recent financial / accounting expertise, with a good understanding of financial matters and accepted good practice in the areas of risks and controls to join our Finance Committee.  The Finance Committee plays a vital role in providing assurance to the Board of Trustees in the areas of financial management and risk.

In line with the Finance Committee Terms of Reference, the co-opted member will:

  • Review financial performance against plans and budgets.
  • Advise on the appointment and reappointment of external auditors.
  • Ensure that an effective risk management framework is in place.
  • Advise and oversee the management of an effective system of internal controls.
  • Attend six Finance Committee meetings a year, some of which are at CLC’s office near Waterloo station and others virtually, as well as any ad hoc Finance Committee meetings as may arise.

You’ll demonstrate the below essential skills:

  • Qualified accountant with financial / accounting expertise.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • CLC is a Christian organisation and although it is not essential to be a Christian, you will be willing to work in accordance with our ethos and values.

The role is unremunerated, expenses relating to committee work such as travel expenses will be reimbursed.

To find out more or if you would like to discuss the role before applying please contact our Finance Manager via the email address (  To apply please send your CV together with covering letter that outlines your motivation for the role to the email address (

Please find the full role description here.

Closing date for applications is 12th October 2023.

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