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Trustee (Treasurer)

Berkshire Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre
Mostly home based with occasional meetings at our Centre at RG30 2JP, Reading
Volunteer position (no salary)
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Charity and not for profit, Health and medical
Salary band
Part Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

We are seeking an enthusiastic and confident volunteer Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees at Berkshire MS Therapy Centre. Our new Treasurer will oversee the charity’s finances, including its budget, accounts and investments.

What will you be doing?

As Treasurer you will play a vital role in the governance and financial management of the Berkshire MS Therapy Centre, taking over from our retiring Treasurer, who has served us excellently for many years. You will be responsible for overseeing the charity’s finances, including its budget, accounts, and investments and monitoring the organisation's financial health, with our management team's support. As a member of the Trustee board, you will also be involved in setting the charity's strategic direction and ensuring that it is run in a compliant and efficient manner. It is expected that the Treasurer will attend the majority of monthly meetings and the annual AGM either in person or online.


• Oversee BMSTC finances, including its budget, accounts, and investments. This will include, but not limited to, controlling and forecasting bank balances, and placing/withdrawing excess amounts on deposit as and when required.

• Ensure that the BMSTC financial records are accurate and compliant.

• Prepare and present monthly financial reports to the Board of Trustees and members.

• Prepare annual accounts for review by an independent examiner/auditor.

• Advise the Board of Trustees on financial matters.

• Contribute to and update BMSTC's financial policies and procedures.

• Contribute to the development and implementation of BMSTC's strategic plan.

• Ensure that the charity is run in a compliant and efficient manner.

What are we looking for?

Essential Skills and Experience:

• Experience in financial management and accounting; payroll procedures and compliance.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to think strategically and plan long-term.

• Ability to work collectively with other Board and management team members.

• Computer literacy: competent using Email, Excel, Word, Sage.

• Empathy with BMSTC's mission and members.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

• Experience of charity trusteeship.

• Knowledge of MS and the challenges faced by people with MS.

• Experience in fundraising and marketing.

• Good communication skills and experience of team working.

Approximately 8 hours a month, mostly remote, occasional in-person meetings may be required


Company info
Bradbury House
23a August End
RG30 6EA
United Kingdom

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