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Trustee / Committee volunteer needed for Ridgeline Trust in RG6

Ridgeline Trust is looking to recruit a new Treasurer to take over responsibility for managing the charity’s finances and budget. Key tasks include:

  • Maintaining an overview of the Charity’s affairs, ensuring that proper financial records and procedures are maintained.
  • Preparation of budgets, accounts and financial statements, presenting them to the Board / Planning Group for approval and ensuring appropriate independent certification to meet the requirements of Companies House and Charity Commission.
  • Ensuring that the charity’s financial resources meet its present and future needs and that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place.
  • Advising on the financial implications of the charity’s strategic plans and contributing to the fundraising strategy.
  • Ensuring that we properly safeguard and use all the money which is paid to Ridgeline, and that we record all transactions as they occur.
  • Being the main contact with the charity’s bank and holder of the chequebook, paying salaries and expenses as agreed by the Trustees.

This role would suit someone with a background in accountancy as well as a keen interest in gardening and supporting people with disabilities. Experience of using Quick Books would be an advantage

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Sara Uren, Trustee
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
07736964328
Contact instructions?
Please contact us by email in the first instance
Location address line 1
Ridgeline Trust Therapeutic Garden
Line 2
25 Whiteknights Road
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG6 7BY

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Location description
Reading and working from home
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Tue PMTue EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
The Trustees meets once a month usually on a Tuesday evening, There will be some work outside meetings
Task type?
Trustee / Committee
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleHappy to work soloPrecise and methodicalBusiness orientated
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction to the Charity
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Handover with current treasurer and support from Chair and other Trustees
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
All reasonable expenses reimbursed by agreement
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
1
Opportunity added on
12 March 2019

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