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Could you be our next Treasurer?

Finance volunteer needed for Reading Association for the Blind (RAB) in RG1

Reading Association for the Blind are looking for a Treasurer as our current one is retiring after 6 years with the Charity!

As the Treasurer you should have a genuine interest in the financial leadership of a charitable organisation.

Duties will include the following:

• To support the management of our small charity.
• Willingness to lead on financial management and controls, including creating financial information, data, and reports, budgets and statements, dealing with the bank and Charity Commission in financial matters and all other aspects of financial management.
• Work closely with the Manager and Accounts Officer.
• Willingness to take the lead on projects or areas of need within the charity as appropriate.
• Reviewing and agreeing documents, such as policies etc.
• Work collectively as a group to ensure the best outcome for Reading Association for the Blind
• Represent and act as an ambassador for the charity.

This role is what you make of it, as long as you adhere to the Charity Commission Trustee Code of Conduct and rules.

We are looking for someone with accounting or financial experience and experience of Sage 50 as this is a vital and important role within the charity. Ideally, you will hold a formal qualification.

The current Treasurer is happy to assist the future Treasurer with a handover.

Contact person firstname
Ginny Williams,
Lastname
Their phone number?
01189572960
Mobile?
01189572960
Contact instructions?
Available in the office Monday AM, Tuesday & Friday 8am - 3pm
Location address line 1
Walford Hall
Line 2
Carey Street
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 7JS

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Management meetings are held monthly and Trustee Meetings quarterly
Task type?
Finance
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedAnalytical thinkingPrecise and methodicalBusiness orientatedLeaderGood sense of humourPatient
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
The current Treasurer is happy to do a formal handover and mentor if required.
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From other Trustees of the Charity.
Are expenses paid?
No
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
20
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
1
Opportunity added on
21 September 2018