Victim Support at Court: Voluntary Director (Finance)

Voluntary Director (Finance)

The board of directors at Victim Support at Court, or V-SAC, seek expressions of interest from individuals with relevant financial expertise seeking to become a director.

The main duty of the financial director will be to advise the board on budgeting and expenditure matters and to speak to monthly accounts prepared by the V-SAC General Manager and our part-time accountant.

About V-SAC:

Victim Support at Court, or V-SAC, is the only voluntary service in Ireland dedicated solely to court accompaniment for victims of crime, their families and witnesses. We are at the forefront of delivering a high-quality court accompaniment service within the Irish judicial system and are currently piloting an expansion project which would see V-SAC become a truly national service.

In line with legislation, V-SAC directors are unpaid with out-of-pocket expenses reimbursed. V-SAC board meetings usually take place in Dublin city centre.

Duties of the Financial Director include:

Advising the board on matters of good financial governance and ethical standards

  • Advising the board on matters of expenditure and budgeting
  • Monitoring and speaking to monthly reports of financial activities (prepared by the General Manager and accountant)
  • Assisting the General Manger in preparing an annual budget and funding application
  • Liaising with the General Manager, accountant and auditor on financial and annual reporting
  • Acting as a co-signatory on cheques and/ or Electronic Fund Transfers
  • Treasurer time commitment: 3-6 hours per month approx.

V-SAC is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity and we welcome expressions of interest from appropriately qualified candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Expressions of interest may be made in confidence to the Chairperson at Please submit a Curriculum Vitae, and a brief statement outlining relevant experience and interest before 4pm on Thursday 28th of February 2019.



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