Gerri’s Place: Non-Executive Finance Director

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Non-Executive Finance Director

Gerri’s Place is a non-profit social enterprise providing early intervention and support for people who are struggling with their emotional or mental wellbeing through the provision of holistic person-centred breaks and a supportive online community.

Our aim is to provide inclusive support to those with mild depression, anxiety, stress or burnout and provide access to a range of affordable and holistic therapies.

Over the course of a weekend, we provide a range of wellness tools that people can subsequently use in their everyday lives, to feel better, take control, become empowered and ultimately assist them in designing their own personal path to wellness.

We are currently seeking a leader from the world of audit or finance to join our board as a non-executive Director.

General Duties of Charity Trustee

  • To comply with Charities Governance Code
  • To comply with the charities governing documents
  • Ensure compliance with its charitable purpose for public benefit
  • Acting in the best interest of the charity
  • Act with reasonable care and skill
  • Manage the assets of the charity.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Ensure that financial controls are fit for purpose and in compliance with regulations.
  • Assess and advise on annual budgets and quarterly management accounts.
  • Advise on financial implications of strategic and operational plans.
  • Assist with/advise on the presentation of annual financial statements and relevant tax returns.
  • Ensure that expenditure is in line with agreed budgets.
  • Ongoing review and approval of all executive personal expenses.
  • Commitment to the ethos, vision, and objectives of Gerri’s Place.
  • Good communicator and team worker.
  • Willing to work with other Director colleagues on a voluntary basis.
  • Participate in Sub-committees as required.


  • Professional qualification / work experience in Accountancy or Financial Management essential.
  • An appreciation and knowledge of the charity sector
  • An understanding of the commitment to our mission and values
  • A commitment to a high level of corporate governance

The envisaged minimum commitment is to circa five meetings per year (four quarterly board meetings and the AGM. Additional meetings may be required if participating in board sub-committees). Meetings are mostly online with the aim of one Board meeting in person per year to be held in Dublin.

If you have the experience and have time to spare please contact Rebecca by emailing

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Region: Online / Dublin