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Treasurer and Non Executive Director

Organisation : Transparency International Australia (TI Australia)

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 56 board / strategy meetings

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill Area : Finance & Accounting

Sector : Community Development

Posted on : 9 Jun, 2019

About the Role

Overview

Transparency International Australia (TI Australia) wishes to appoint a Treasurer, Non-Executive Director to enhance the skills of the existing board.

Organisational context

Transparency International plays a leading role globally in combating corruption, which is widely recognised to be a serious impediment to economic development and a destabilising social force.

TI Australia is one of more than 100 national chapters worldwide. TI Australia has been operating as an accredited Transparency International chapter since 1995, focusing on ways in which Government and Australian based companies and institutions can address corruption issues.

Ensuring a sustainable funding base for the long term is a critical success factor for TI Australia in delivering its objectives. TI Australia draws its funding from its members and the corporate sector. Maintaining and expanding this funding base will be essential to the future development of the organisation.

TI Australia is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity with the ACNC. The Board is elected by the members of the company.

Board responsibilities

The TI Australia Board guides the organisation’s strategy, growth, and direction and ensures compliance with its duties and obligations. The Board is responsible for operating in a manner that is consistent with, and contributes to, the global Transparency International movement.

The role

To be successful in this role, the Director will:

Have strong finance and risk management skills to guide the Board through its obligations of finance and risk oversight, strategy and compliance

Have CP/CPA qualifications and significant experience in preparation of corporate accounts, auditing, financial compliance and providing financial advice to boards and senior management teams

Understand and be able to apply a Director’s legal and fiduciary responsibilities

Contribute to board strategy development and decision making and fulfil board level legal, ethical, fiduciary, risk, and financial duties

Work in a collaborative way with a highly engaged and collegiate board and a range of other stakeholders

Have significant experience and knowledge of business, government and stakeholder relations (expertise from the perspective of a not for profit organisation would be highly regarded)

Participate in and contribute to 56 board / strategy meetings. Some interstate travel is anticipated for meetings.

The appointee will be motivated by the challenge and opportunity of making a positive difference by combating corruption in Australia and on the world stage.

The role is not remunerated but reasonable travel expenses to attend meetings will be reimbursed.

More information about TI Australia and the existing board can be found at: http://transparency.org.au/

If you wish to apply for this Directorship, please email a full CV and covering letter outlining your interest and credentials to the Chair of TI Australia at a1admin@transparency.org.au .

Applications will be acknowledged within 2 to 3 working days of receipt.

Applications close COB Monday, 8 July 2019.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Transparency International Australia (TI Australia)
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Chair of TI Australia

Email : a1admin@transparency.org.au


Please quote in application: Treasurer and Non Executive Director via Pro Bono Australia.


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