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The role and responsibilities of the chair of the finance committee can vary, but there are some core skills every finance chair should have. Save time and download our role description to clarify your chair's duties.

Academies please note that:

  • Your finance committee chair's duties and responsibilities will be set out in your trust's articles of association and your finance committee's terms of reference - be sure to check these first
  • Where your finance committee and audit and risk committee are separate, the chair should not be the same (see paragraph 3.10 of the Academy Trust Handbook (ATH))

Role description: chair of the finance committee 

Download our role description to see the key duties of finance committee chairs: 

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