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About the organisation

Bromley Mencap is an independent, self-funded charity supporting disabled people since 1951. Each year, they provide support for over 1,400 families through their telephone helpline, over 200 adults make use of their adult care and leisure services, 180 families benefit from their children and family services and they provide employment support to over 250 disabled adults.

About the role

Chairing the Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GP) which reviews and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees on:

  • Budgets and financial plans

  • Statutory accounts and audit

  • Cash management, investments and reserves

  • Accounting policies and procedures

  • Presenting and explaining F&GP recommendations to the Board

  • Making a formal presentation of the accounts at the Annual General Meeting

  • Providing advice and support to the Finance Manager, as necessary

Our ideal candidate

  • Commitment to Bromley Mencap

  • Strategic vision, independent judgement and creative thinking

  • Seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership

  • Financial qualifications and experience 

Desirable but not essential

  • Some knowledge of charity finance

What’s in it for you

You will be joining an award-winning charity which is on the cusp of launching a new Centre for Community Living. You will be helping to arrive at decisions which will impact upon people's lives and making a difference to the local community as a whole. 

You will be joining a group of people who are determined to make sure that Bromley Mencap grows strongly and continues to provide high quality services and support to disabled people of all ages, carers and families.

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Bromley Mencap

Apply by

26 Oct 2022







Time commitment

1-3 hours per week
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