Director of finance and ICT , Friends of the Elderly
Despite holding a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in urban (civil) engineering, Rui turned to accountancy during the recession in the 1990s and hasn’t looked back.
After a number of years training in commerce, he made a conscious decision to pursue a career in the not-for-profit sector, where he has been all millennium. He has been with Friends of the Elderly since 2010, bringing both charity and registered social landlords experience.
Professionally, Rui is an FCCA, is chair of the CFG’s Technical Accounting Forum, is a member of the ACCA’s Charity Panel and a finance committee member at BMS World Mission.
As well as being a husband and father of four children, he is also a deacon, church secretary, youth worker, webmaster and occasional preacher at his local Baptist church.
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CFG opposes the proposal in the new Sorp that charities ought to be required to disclose the job title and salary of the highest earner within their accounts.
With the Sorp consultation closing next month, now is the time to make your views heard, says Rui Domingues.
The Charity Commission for England and Wales and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator have today launched a consultation on a new draft Statement of Recommended Practice.
Rui Domingues thinks it’s time to adopt a more swashbuckling approach to financial leadership.