The following organisations are seeking an Honorary Treasurer:
Added: 28 November 2017
For 20 years Shopmobility Stockport has been making Stockport accessible to disabled and elderly people through first the loan and now the hire of scooters, wheelchairs and sighted guides. It is currently managing the difficult transition from grant-funded charity to self-financing charitable company and has set up a CIC to run a gift shop and café to replace lost income. The service is currently offered Tuesday, Friday and Saturday by volunteers.
We are based on Level 2 of the Merseyway Car park, Stockport, SK1 1PD
We are seeking an Honorary Finance Director who will need to be able to attend board meetings once every two months on a Monday afternoon. He will also chair additional finance sub-committee meetings on an ad hoc basis. He will prepare income/expenditure reports for the board, be an authorised user of two bank accounts and ensure financial policy is followed concerning petty cash, bank reconciliation.
For more information please see the Job Information
Interested candidates should contact Darren Dalby-Oldham (chair) or Keith Dalby-Oldham (interim finance director) 0161 285 6362 for more information.
Shopmobility Stockport's website: Shopmobility Stockport
Added: 22 November 2017
Emmaus Salford is a progressive local organisation which provides a home, work and companionship for previously homeless people and which serves the community by collecting, refurbishing and, recycling surplus and discarded goods.
Based in Pendleton, by the Shopping City, we are part of the international Emmaus Movement, and a member of Emmaus UK, our national federation.
Emmaus is a secular movement with strong principles of non-discrimination, social inclusion and seeking to help those in the greatest need.
We wish to recruit a new treasurer. We need someone, a qualified accountant, who will join the trustee board and help direct Emmaus Salford towards achieving its mission and help ensure that the organisation is effectively managed.
You would need to have social concern, independent judgement, and a willingness to speak your mind.
The trustees meet as a board 12 times each year.
The community has competent admin and finance staff in post. The treasurer does not have to undertake routine book-keeping. He or she will have oversight of financial and accounting operations and will help with:
- providing regular reports to the board
- preparing annual budgets and longer-term financial plans
- annual accounts and ensuring compliance with accounting regulations
- liaise with our auditors/independent examiners
Being a trustee is a voluntary role, but we reimburse travel and other out of pocket expenses. We will provide a full induction to the Emmaus movement.
For more information please contact:
Don Simpson, Company Secretary, on 0170 650 950 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Emmaus Salford's website: Emmaus Salford
Crystal Palace Festival
Closing date: 09 December 2017
Join the Board of the Crystal Palace Festival as it becomes the largest combined arts festival in South East London, with our Free Saturday event in June 2017 attracting nearly 30,000 people to Crystal Palace Park. The Festival is currently a Community Interest Company and we are in the process of seeking charitable status.
We are looking for a Treasurer to contribute their expert financial skills and knowledge to help us create a sustainable arts and culture organisation.
You will join a board of dedicated and highly experiences professionals who have a passion for the arts, heritage and culture and who want to make Crystal Palace a Mecca for the arts, reviving a rich music heritage in the Park which has hosted gigs by Bob Marley, Pink Floyd and The Pixies.
The board meets monthly on weekday evenings and in addition holds one half day planning away days each year (on a week day). The Festival is currently a Community Interest Company and we are in the process of seeking charitable status.
The Treasurer Role would be taken by somebody with experience of charity financial management and structures and it would ideally suit an accountant or finance director. Knowledge of the charity sector's regulation and reporting regime is required, and a background in the arts and / or large event management is desirable. Please note that for day-to-day financial matters the Festival uses an external book keeping service and employs a full-time Festival Director with delegated authority for financial matters such as invoicing.
The Treasurer shares the Board's responsibilities regarding ensuring that resources are used effectively for the overall purpose of the organisation. The Treasurer also has a range of specific responsibilities related to being the 'financial conscience' of the Board and advising the Board and supporting the Festival Director on budgeting, accounts, financial duties and responsibilities, and financial implications of strategic plans.
We would welcome expressions of interest by Saturday 9 December – please email your CV or a summary of your relevant professional employment together with a statement explaining what you would bring to the role (no more than 300 words) to email@example.com
For a full role description visit https://crystalpalacefestival.org/get-involved.
For enquiries about the role please contact:
Graham Whitlock, Festival Chair - firstname.lastname@example.org
Crystal Palace Festival's website: Crystal Palace Festival
Institute of Fundraising
Added: 15 November 2017
The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) is the professional membership body for UK fundraising. Its mission is to support fundraisers, through leadership, representation, standards-setting and education, and it champions and promotes fundraising as a career choice. For further details about the IoF’s strategic framework visit: https://www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk/library/iof-strategic-framework-2017-2021/
The IoF was established in 1983 by senior fundraisers who recognised that the profession needed to develop a strong voice to drive up standards and to provide fundraisers with access to knowledge and learning. Today the IoF has 6,000 individual members and over 500 organisational members as well as growing corporate membership. The organisation is based in Westminster, London. Trustee and Committee meetings take place in London.
The current Honorary Treasurer’s term is due to come to completion and the Institute is now seeking to appoint a new Treasurer with a view to undertaking a staged handover in early 2018. The successful candidate will work with the Director of People & Resources to obtain an overview of IoF’s financial affairs, ensure the maintenance of its financial viability and make certain that the whole Board considers finances in its planning and decision making processes. The Honorary Treasurer chairs the Institute’s Finance and Resources Committee which has delegated powers to act on behalf of the Board in matters relating to facilities, people and culture and technology as well as finance.
The IoF has an active Board of Trustees which meets on a quarterly basis to lead the organisation’s strategic planning and development. The Finance and Resources Committee meets five times a year. The Treasurer will also be appointed as a Trustee and member of the Board of Trustees.
The IoF is an ambitious and forward thinking organisation. Having just recruited a new Chair the IoF is looking to further increase organisational impact and to take a strong lead in moving forward the UK’s giving agenda. As the standard bearer of fundraising best practice IoF leads the ongoing evolution of professional development for fundraisers as a key component of its membership.
Status of position: This is a voluntary position (travel and subsistence expenses are paid)
For more information please download the Job Description
Interested candidates may contact Joanne Smithson (Director of People & Resources) or Helen Elliott (Honorary Treasurer) for an informal chat about the role. To arrange this please email JoanneS@institute-of-fundraising.org.uk
To apply: please send your CV and brief note describing your suitability for the role to JoanneS@institute-of-fundraising.org.uk. Interviews will take place in January 2018.
The Institute of Fundraising is an equal opportunities employer. It is fully committed to ensuring that the only criterion that governs matters of recruitment is merit alone
Institute of Fundraising's website: Institute of Fundraising