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Treasurer Trustee

Employer
Not Beyond Redemption
Location
Remote
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Sector
Charity and not for profit, Social justice, Board trustees
Salary band
Unremunerated
Contract type
Long term role
Where will they be working
From home

Job Details

Organisation Overview:

Not Beyond Redemption is a registered charity that provides free Family Law advice and representation to mothers in prison to help them re-establish and maintain contact with their children during their sentence and upon release.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced individual to join our Board of Trustees as a Treasurer Trustee. The Treasurer Trustee will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial integrity, sustainability, and accountability of NBR. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the governance and strategic direction of our organisation, making a meaningful impact on our mission and the communities we serve.

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Oversight:

Budgeting and strategic financial planning

  • Ensure all strategic plans are financially appraised and budgets are aligned to both short-term and long-term objectives each year. Oversee planning/budgeting processes in conjunction with the Board and constructively challenge and modify where required.

Statutory Financial Reporting

  • Liaise with external agencies to create the annual accounts. Present the annual report and accounts to trustees for them to formally approve, ensuring they have been fully comprised of the contents.

Reserves Policy

  • Safeguard the organisation’s finances. Regularly assess the charity’s reserves position, keeping the board informed and advising whether this needs modification if financial circumstances change.

In relation to Governance

  • Lead the Board’s duty to ensure proper accounting records are kept, financial resources are controlled, and economically spent in line with governance, legal and regulatory requirements. Chair finance committees in line with terms of reference and report findings/developments back to the Board of trustees. Advise on the financial implications of the charity’s strategic plans and oversee the charity’s financial risk-management process.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant with demonstration of not-for-profit awareness and knowledge
  • Competent IT skills, with working knowledge of Xero (or similar accounting software)
  • Proven ability to communicate and explain financial information to members of the board and other stakeholders.
  • Analytical and evaluation skills, demonstrating good judgement.
  • Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship, and the Treasurer role in particular
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Commitment to the organisation's mission, values, and ethical standards.

Time Commitment:

  • The board meets a maximum of 4 times a year and the Treasurer is expected to be available for all meetings, in person or virtual – dates agreed in advance.
  • The Treasurer will Chair the Finance Sub-Committee which meets on an ad hoc occasion.
  • The Treasurer will be expected to carry out financial duties as outlined above throughout the year, specifically preparing the Annual Report & Accounts and reporting all financial activities to the Board.

Company

Not Beyond Redemption is a registered charity that provides free Family Law advice and representation to mothers in prison to help them re-establish and maintain contact with their children during their sentence and upon release.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
02074091133
Location
3 Charles Street
Mayfair
London
London
W1J5DD
United Kingdom

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