The following organisations are seeking an Honorary Treasurer:
Public Service Broadcasting Trust (Fixers)
Added: 20 April 2017
Fixers exists to inform and educate people on issues and voices that are not normally heard or valued:
- Our approach is to go looking for marginalised and vulnerable young people.
- We recognise young people as experts in their own lived experience and help them narrate their own authentic stories.
- We create a bigger footprint by opening up these stories to the general public across a web of channels – including face to face, social media, local and national media, including regular spots on ITV news, and other platforms - confronting them with unsought and unexpected human stories.
We are looking for a Treasurer/Trustee to:
- Monitor the financial standing of the charity and reports to the Board regarding cash-flow forecasting, income streams, out-going expenses and the overarching strategic management of the organisation’s financial resources.
- Oversee the charity’s financial risk-management process and report financial health to the board of trustees at regular intervals.
- Ensures that annual accounts are submitted to all relevant regulators in a timely fashion.
- Liaising with external auditors on financial issues and ensuring that the organsiation’s finances are responsibly managed/invested for the betterment of the organisation’s work and for the beneficiaries it serves.
Please see the Treasurer Role Description for more information or contact:
To apply send a CV and covering letter to:
Nathan Adams (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fixers' website: Fixers
Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP)
Added: 19 April 2017
Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Britain is a national charity and company limited by guarantee. We are part of an international organisation, and have been operational in the UK since 1989. Our mission is to support people, particularly those in hardship, to learn how to handle conflict, resist violence and build stronger relationships.
Working through a network of skilled volunteers based across the country, AVP Britain runs a programme of workshops for anyone who wants to find ways of resolving conflict without resorting to violence. We work in the community and also in prisons.
We have an office in London (Charles Square, LondonN1), but our Trustees and volunteers are based all around the country.
AVP Britain Trustees are currently reviewing and revising our national strategy, including plans for finance and fundraising in order to ensure the short- and longer-term sustainability of the organisation. We are looking for a treasurer who can lead on our national finance and fundraising strategy and work with our Finance Administrator to oversee our day-to-day finances and advise the Board on budgeting and financial performance, as well as producing our annual accounts.
We are looking for:
- A proven track record in budgeting and financial reporting including experience of overseeing annual accounts. Experience of charity accounting would be an asset.
- A commitment to the aims and values of the organisation. As a national charity promoting positive non-violent communication based on respect for self and others, we aim to ensure that these values are embedded in our dealings with one another at all levels throughout the organisation.
- An ability to attend 4 Trustees’ meetings a year, and to undertake the project management of the finance and fundraising plan, in conjunction with the Board of Trustees and our Finance Administrator.
Please see the Treasurer Ad for more information.
For more information or to apply, please contact:
Jane Harries (Chair of Trustees)
AVP Britain's website: AVP Britain
Closing date: 17 May 2017 @ 12 noon
Butterfly Conservation is a leading wildlife charity working across the UK to conserve butterflies, moths and the environment. BC’s conservation work focusses on saving threatened species from extinction, concentrating on over 130 species classified as priorities in UK legislation. BC currently employs over 70 staff and has a very active volunteer force organised through a network of 31 Branches across the UK. There is also a European Interest Group, which participates in survey projects on the continent.
The charity is based in East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5QP.
Along with the statutory duties of a Trustee the role of Treasurer is to maintain an overview of Butterfly Conservation’s financial viability and affairs as well as ensuring proper financial records and procedures are maintained. Working with the charity’s investment managers you will closely monitor our investment activity, ensuring it complies with the legal requirements.
Please see the Treasurer job pack for further details.
For enquiries about the role please contact:
Charlotte Davidson, Head of Finance and Administration
Applications can be made by submitting a CV and covering letter saying how you meet the requirements to be sent to: HR@butterfly-conservation.org
Butterfly Conservation's website: Butterfly Conservation
The Retreat Association
Added: 13 April 2017
The Retreat Association is a Christian-based organisation which seeks to enable people to explore and deepen their spiritual journey through retreats and reflective activities. No other national organisation is currently fulfilling our role in offering this kind of support to all those who are looking for ways of finding meaning in their lives. We are rooted in our Christian faith, which gives inspiration to what we do as we strive to be open and inclusive, offering advice to whoever approaches us, whatever their background or belief. Our key activities include advice, resources, training and events.
This role is an opportunity to make a difference in a small but dynamic charity.
We are seeking to appoint a treasurer to join our board of trustees and perform the following duties:
Overall preparation of budgets / management figures and advising on financial matters. This includes:
- Preparing annual accounts and annual report, together with necessary working papers prior to independent examination.
- Keeping the payroll using HMRC software system. Processing monthly payments to staff and HMRC, preparing payslips and pay relating to new staff appointments.
- Setting up payments by direct debit and online and general correspondence with the charity bank account.
- Preparation of figures for quarterly VAT return and processing through HMRC system; preparing figures for gift-aid claims twice a year.
Although most of the duties can be undertaken at home, the role also involves monthly visits to the charity offices in Saunderton to update accounts, respond to queries, manage data protection.
The board of trustees meets four times a year in London. The Treasurer would also normally join the operations committee which also meets four times a year in London or Birmingham. Trustees usually serve for a three-year term although we also welcome those offering their skills to a specific project for one or two years.
At least 3 years experience in accounts and/or financial management, including previous experience as a charity trustee.
- Sympathetic to the work of the RA and able to share the vision of offering support to those looking for stillness and silence in their lives.
- Able to commit time to the Retreat Association both to attend meetings and to take issues forward between meetings.
- Able to work collaboratively with the Retreat Association’s Director and trustees
- Able to communicate effectively in writing and in person.
Contact Alison MacTier for further information:
T: 01494 569 056
The Retreat Association's website: The Retreat Association
Closing date: 5 May 2017
Healthwatch Croydon is the local consumer champion for health and social care in Croydon. It works to get the best out of local health and social care services responding to the voice of Croydon patients and residents.
Can you spare 6 hours a month to oversee the finances of Healthwatch Croydon - the People’s Champion for the improvement of Heath and Care Services in Croydon?
This is an interesting opportunity to support us in making a difference to Croydon’s health and social care services in response to residents’ experiences.
You would need to be financially aware and willing to become a committed volunteer trustee, who can approve payments, review monthly spend and prepare forecasts for a £200,000 budget in consultation with the CEO. Working with our accountants, you would also prepare the trustees report and approve year end accounts.
We would expect the role to take an average of 6 hours a month, including attending bi-monthly board meetings. There is also the requirement to attend our annual meeting.
We are in the final year of our contract with Croydon Council and we are looking forward to tendering to continue or work into 18/19 and beyond
For more details of the role and the work we do: www.healthwatchcroydon.co.uk
The full Role Description and Person Specification is shown below.
Applications can be made by submitting a CV accompanied by a personal statement saying how you meet the requirements by Friday 5th May 2017 to email@example.com
Please see the Treasurer Role Description or contact Yinka Alowooja for further information
T: 0208 6635648
Healthwatch Croydon's website: Heathwatch Croydon
Citizens Advice Lewisham
Closing date: 5 May 2017
The charity Citizens Advice Lewisham provides advice to some of the most vulnerable groups in our area, and helps to gain access to justice, prevent homelessness, tackle discrimination, resolve debt problems, and maximise incomes. We campaign to bring about improvements for local people, from tackling illegal money lending to compiling evidence on domestic violence.
As Treasurer, and Chair of the Finance Sub-committee of our charity, you'll be helping to make the decisions about how we make sure our work responds to the needs of local communities, is always of the highest quality, and makes the best use of the resources we have available.
We need people who can help direct Citizens Advice Lewisham towards achieving its mission and ensure the organisation is effectively managed. You would need to be able to make a significant commitment to Citizens Advice Lewisham and devote the necessary time; have strategic vision, independent judgement, an ability to think creatively, a willingness to speak your mind and a commitment to enable our leadership team to thrive and excel.
Please see the Treasurer Role Description for more information or contact:
Citizens Advice Lewisham's website: Citizens Advice Lewisham