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Finance trustee

Citizens Advice East End (CAEE), an independent charity that is a member of the Citizens Advice network, is one of the largest providers of free, impartial advice on issues affecting peoples lives in London. We play a vital role in supporting our communities in Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets, especially now with the ongoing cost of living crisis.

In 2023 to 2024, our annual turnover was £2.3 million. We helped almost 17,000 people, generating over £25 million for households through increased income or reduced debt, across the three boroughs we serve.

Our active and dedicated trustee board are now looking to recruit a finance trustee. You will lead the board’s finance sub-committee, and work with our experienced finance manager to scrutinize CAEE’s finances.

Good finance, accounting and/or treasury experience is essential.

If you are interested in joining our trustee board and would like more information, in confidence and without obligation, contact: James Peters (who is the chair of our governance subcommittee) by email,

You can download a recruitment pack here.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to
Interviews will be held online in the first two weeks of July, so please let us know if there are any dates when you would not be available. Successful applicants will be invited to the next trustees’

Send your completed application to James no later than 23:59 on Friday 30 June 2024.