Board Role Available
Board Director – Finance
Wexford Arts Centre delivers a vibrant arts programme in county Wexford including visual arts exhibitions and performance arts events and workshops for all ages with emphasis on contemporary arts practice and participation. Wexford Arts Centre is Ireland’s oldest regional arts centre in operation since 1974. Wexford Arts Centre is situated in Cornmarket Wexford but also manages Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Creative hub studios Wexford and manages a Living Arts education programme in schools, Emergence artist award and off site exhibitions and events including support for festivals across the county. Wexford Arts Centre is a registered charity part supported by grant funding including Arts Council Ireland, Wexford County Council and Pobal.
The Board of Directors of the Wexford Arts Centre is currently recruiting a new Board Director with financial expertise. The Director will Chair the Finance Committee.
The role of the Finance Committee is to oversee the effective financial and risk management of Wexford Arts Centre CLG, including the raising, collection and outlay of all monies required to fund its activities, and to report and make recommendations to the Board thereon. The Finance Committee works closely with the Board, CEO, Accountant/Company Secretary and Fundraising Committee. The Director as Chair of Finance Committee, presents quarterly finances to the board and works with the finance accountant and CEO to prepare and present annual budgets to the board and present progress against these budgets and provide assurance to the board that the robust financial control environment remains in place. Desired Preference for a Director with accountancy qualifications.
With an upcoming capital extension project, now is an exciting time to get involved with this innovative and dynamic cultural organisation.
The Director will be required to attend approximately five board meetings during the year usually held Monday evenings at 7pm Wexford Arts Centre or by Zoom. The Director will be required to chair approximately five Finance meetings and report to board on these meetings. Board governance pack and opportunity for board director training will be provided.
Further information on Wexford Arts Centre on what we do and on Board and governance including annual report and audited accounts may be accessed on https://www.wexfordartscentre.ie/what-we-do/ and https://www.wexfordartscentre.ie/board-and-governance/.
Expressions of interest for the role highlighting relevant experience for the role along with a CV should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and note in subject of email: Attention: Chair of Wexford Arts Centre – Board Director Finance. Deadline for receipt of applications of interest Monday 1st February, 5pm, 2021. Wexford Arts Centre is an equal opportunities employer.