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Treasurer of a Country Markets Society or Individual Country Market

Employer
rosemary.burt@country-markets.co.uk
Location
Hampshire, Dorset, North Yorkshire, Essex, Nottingham
Salary
Volunteer plus expenses
Closing date
6 Apr 2023

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Sector
Charity and not for profit, Community
Salary band
Unremunerated
Hours
Part Time
Where will they be working?
From home

Are you interested in encouraging gardening, home baking, and hand made crafts?

Country Markets are co-ops of small producers selling high quality, home produced bakes, preserves, honey, eggs, plants, vegetables and hand crafted goods. 

Each market is part of a regional group. All follow the handbook and rules set out by Country Markets Ltd , who also protect the branding and provide support, advice and insurance. www.country-markets.co.uk

Various Country Markets require a  Society Treasurer who can collate the markets results within thier soceity and present them at the quarterly management meetings. The Treasurer will also present the annual accounts at the AGM and ensure that they are submitted to the FSA Mutuals Register and HMRC. 

Other duties would include

-preparing the budget for approval at the AGM

-paying invoices and expenses

-maintaining the register of members (often carried out by an appointed Registrar

-Liaising with auditors if an audit/examination is required at year end.

-supporting the individual market treasurers if needed

-Helping with financial arrangements for any group events.

The accounting statements of the individual markets all follow the same format, which is laid out in the Handbook.

Country Markets Ltd is not for profit social enterprise.  The role is simply to facilitate markets and selling opportunities for home producers. 

This could be a very satisfying role which helps small local suppliers and communities. Your accounting and commercial skills would be very appreciated.  If you are also interested in cooking, gardening or crafting, or in local suppliers and low food miles it is a good opportunity to meet like minded enthusiasts and friends. 

 

 

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