Finance & Operations Committee

Finance & Operations Committee

The role of the Finance & Operations Committee is to:

  • Ensure that the financial basis upon which BERA operates is secure;
  • Ensure that the principles and practices of employment we offer to our staff are fair and uphold all the necessary standards of probity and good governance;
  • Ensure that HR functions within the organisation are in place and used appropriately
  • Monitor the allocation of resources against strategic objectives;
  • Review the arrangements for efficient control and management of BERA’s affairs, including finance, accounting and staffing policies;
  • Review regular management accounts and other financial and non-financial performance information in such form as it determines, ensuring that there exists on a timely basis, reliable reports and forecasts that provide a sound basis for decision-making;
  • Periodically review the systems through which financial and non-financial information is compiled and reported to BERA Council, to give assurance that the figures are of sufficient accuracy and reliability
  • Consider proposals for amendments to major operational systems
  • Review the external audit including the plan, engagement letter, staffing, costs, timetable and proposed fees and reviewing the external audit management letter and the responses of management to the issues raised, and monitoring subsequent agreed action by management

If you would be interested in joining this Committee please contact secretariat@bera.ac.uk