Non-Executive Director (NED) - Finance & Governance - arthr

Use your director-level finance skills and understanding of investor reporting requirements to improve everyday living for people with arthritis.
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Title: Non-Executive Director (NED)

Focus: Finance & Governance

Payment: Expenses only

Time Commitment: 6 hours per month (3 of which will be spent at the monthly Board Meeting which take place on a weekday between the working hours of 9am – 5pm)

About Arthr

We’re Arthr, a social venture with a mission to improve everyday living for people with arthritis. We bring together a passionate community of users, innovators and healthcare professionals to create ergonomic and elegant products to improve the lives and homes of people with arthritis.

More than 10 million people in the UK live with arthritis, and in the last few years we've spent time getting to know them to really understand what life is like. We know arthritis is painful and can make simple everyday tasks challenging.  That’s why we founded Arthr.

Arthr is powered by the Charity Versus Arthritis.

Description of the Role

To sit on the Arthr board, providing outside input to the direction of the business, ensuring governance and controls. The NED will be involved in policymaking and planning exercises. The NED will monitor the executive directors and act in the interests of the company stakeholders, such as investors, consumers and staff. As a member of the board, the NED will offer informed contribution on subjects such as:

  • Strategic direction
  • Performance management 
  • Remuneration
  • Communication
  • Risk
  • Audit

The bias of this NED role is towards financial and control measures. Therefore the NED will provide insights to deliver best practice in this area, offering guidance to board decisions to ensure:

  • Effective control processes
  • Transparent reporting to the Arthr, Versus Arthritis finance team and charity trustees
  • Effective decision making

Who Might be Ideal

This role would suit someone that is an experienced director-level finance leader. A working knowledge of a start-up or high growth environment, whilst understanding the requirements of investor reporting. The preferred candidate would have a passion for helping us succeed; An interest in doing work that is worth doing is a must. Arthr is a business established on the value of making every day better for our consumers. We would like to embrace your professional finance training and experience and build a business with sound fundamentals of finance and control at our core. 

We are excited to be progressing diversity and inclusion at Arthr and welcome a diverse range of applicants for the role.

How to Apply

Please click the apply button, attaching your CV with a supporting statement outlining why you are applying to the role i.e. your connection with arthr's mission and purpose.

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