Charity Trustee - Finance

Our Charitable Objectives are:

  • to improve physical, social, mental and emotional health and well-being through education in the practice of Mindfulness across the age spectrum.

  • to support practice and research into Mindfulness having regard to the evidence on what is effective.

Tenterden Mindfulness Group are seeking to recruit a suitably experienced Treasurer (Trustee) to guide and support financial control and growth as the charity moves into its next stage of development.

The overall role of the Treasurer is to:

  • Maintain an overview of the charity’s affairs and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.

  • Oversee the charity’s ongoing financial viability and alert the Trustees to potential issues.

  • Ensure that proper financial records and procedures are maintained.

  • Work with TMG’s administrator who manages the day to day finances to oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.

  • The Treasurer will also be expected to attend Operational Management Group online hour-long meetings which are approximately monthly.

Ideally the new Treasurer will have:

  • Knowledge and experience of current and fundraising finance practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations.

  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and financial management (as necessary).

  • Good financial analysis skills.

  • Ability to communicate clearly.

  • Previous experience in a similar role within the public or charity sector.

Applying for the role:


For an informal chat please email Dr Neil Pillai, TMG Chair at 

Candidates who feel they meet the above criteria are invited to apply having first registered their CV with First Flight Non-Executive Directors (if they have not already done so – there is no charge) by using the “Apply for Role” tab for role Number 1108 and by completing the application form explaining how they match the key criteria we have set out for the role. 

A DBS check and declaration of interests will be required for the successful candidate prior to appointment.

PLEASE NOTE: interviews are provisionally planned for the week commencing 7th December 2020.

The role will close on: Friday, 4th December 2020

© 2020 Tenterden Mindfulness Group

Tenterden Mindfulness Group is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered in England and Wales

Charity Number 1181209

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