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Treasurer

Employer
Reach Volunteering
Location
London/Remote
Salary
Volunteer
Closing date
10 May 2024

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Sector
Charity and not for profit
Salary band
Unremunerated
Hours
Part Time
Where will they be working
Flexible

Job Details

To strengthen our Board and governance, we are looking for additional Trustees including a Treasurer.

The Treasurer will chair the finance committee and will focus on our financial and accounting controls as well as ensuring the ongoing financial security of the charity. The Treasurer will be responsible for the following:

  • Help govern and advance the overall purpose of the charity in line with the Charity Commissions requirements. 
  • Oversee a specific committee and ensure it is carried out in legal, honest and accountable ways. 
  • Support staff team in operational implementation of each committee’s strategies and policies. 
  • Strategically work with CEO and Senior Leadership Team. Overseeing, approving and monitoring the financial standing of the charity and presenting financial reports to the Board regarding the organisation’s financial resources. 
  • Overseeing the charity’s financial risk-management process and reporting financial health to the Board of trustees at regular intervals. T
  • Taking a strategic view to financial planning whilst also ensuring compliance and control processes are in place. Being assured that the financial resources of the charity meet its present and future needs. 
  • Attend regular board meetings.

We are looking for our new Treasurer to have the following skills and experience:

  • A background in Financial Management/Accountancy. Knowledge of charity finance is an advantage but otherwise individuals with sound commercial experience and the skills to scrutinise and oversee the accounts of a growing charity, and advise Trustee Board on financial management. 
  • Skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequence 
  • A willingness to be available to give financial advice and answer enquiries from any staff or volunteers on an ad hoc basis.
  •  Be committed to the purpose, objects and values of the organisation

 

We are looking to enrich and diversify our Trustee Board and warmly welcome applications from anyone regardless of their age, experience, disability, ethnicity, heritage, sexuality, gender and socio-economic background.

As a small charity The VIP recognises the great work, time and commitment of our Board. This role is an opportunity to:

  • Give back to a charity that is dedicated to creating positive impact
  • Enhance your CV and open doors to new career paths
  • Make a difference to those in need
  • Learn about the management and strategy side of charities
  • Utilise your experience and skills within the voluntary sector
  • Work with an interesting team from diverse backgrounds

Company

Reach is the leading skills-based volunteering charity in the UK. We are the single biggest source of trustees for the voluntary sector in the UK. Connecting people, skills and good causes is our mission and our passion. 

What we do

We help charities and other non-profits find the skills they need to thrive. Every year hundreds of charities recruit volunteers through our service. These volunteers share their skills as trustees, advisors or mentors, carrying out short term projects or ongoing operational roles.  

Our goal is to create a step change in the quality, range and scale of skills-based volunteering and trusteeship in the UK. We are proud of our growing impact.

Why we do it

Charities can boost their capacity, increase their effectiveness and innovate / find new ways of doing things when volunteers donate their professional skills. Trustees play a crucial role in leading charities and overseeing their work. When the trustee board of a charity has a good mix of skills and professional experience, it can govern more effectively.

By supporting charities to recruit volunteers and trustees with valuable skills, we help charities increase their capacity and strengthen their governance.

How we do it

Our online community inspires people to use their skills for social good. We help organisations to make the most of those skills, to think through their needs and to attract the right person. We believe that communication is important in recruiting trustees and volunteers, so our service encourages dialogue between organisations and individuals. Our service is free to volunteers and to most charities.

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020 3943 9902

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