Finance and Audit Committee Member

London Marathon Charitable Trust

Location London

Position Part time

Application deadline 9 September 2019
The application deadline for this role has passed

The London Marathon Charitable Trust is an independent grantmaking charity. Our mission is to inspire activity. We provide grants for facilities and opportunities that remove barriers to participation in physical activity and that encourage and enable more people to be more active, more often. Founded alongside the London Marathon in 1981, the majority of our income comes from the surplus generated by our trading company, London Marathon Events Limited, which organises some of the biggest and best mass-participation sports events in the UK, including the Virgin Money London Marathon and Prudential RideLondon. The trading company has a turn-over of ca. £43m. In addition, the Trust has investments of ca. £20m. The Trust’s income is growing and we will be distributing more than £10m in grants per year. The total value of grants awarded by The Trust since its founding is now over £81 million to more than 1,330 projects. Information about The Trust may be found on our website:

We are an equal opportunity organisation and value diversity at our charity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

Skills and Experience

  •      Experience of financial investment management

  •    Sound knowledge of the principles of accounting and financial records and transactions

  •    Knowledge of audit procedures and modern audit approaches

  •    Thorough knowledge of a range of risk management approaches with the ability to identify the most appropriate to support the successful delivery of The Trust’s strategy

  •            Experience of risk at Board level in a commercial sector; the not for profit sector; financial investment management.

To apply

Please apply with your CV together with a covering letter explaining why you’re the right person for the role to  

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