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Charity Trustee with financial confidence to join board as Treasurer

Employer
Voluntary Action Doncaster
Location
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Salary
This is and unpaid voluntary role
Closing date
29 Oct 2022
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The role of the Treasurer is to provide oversight and assurance to the Board on financial matters.  The Board meets approx every 6 weeks (usually on a Thursday evening). 

Responsibilities

To work with the Chief Officer and Finance Team to:

• Oversee the financial affairs of the organisation and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.

• Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures are in place.

• Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation.

• Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.

Specifically

• Liaise with relevant staff and Board members to ensure the financial viability of the organisation (meeting with Chief Officer regularly).

• Make fellow Board members aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data to them.

• Regularly report in collaboration with the Chief Officer the financial position at board meetings (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance etc.).

• Oversee with the Chief Officer the production of an annual budget and propose its adoption at the last meeting of the previous financial year.

• Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures and controls are in place

• Appraising the financial viability of plans, proposals and feasibility studies.

• Approve appointment of auditors/an independent examiner as necessary.

Qualities

• Knowledge, experience or willingness to learn about current and fundraising finance practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations.

• Knowledge of or willingness to learn about bookkeeping and financial management 

• Good data and financial analysis skills.

• Ability to communicate clearly

 

 

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