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Do you have a background in finance and/ or accountancy? Bring your skills to our Treasurer role

Finance volunteer needed for Support U in RG1

We are a leading Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) help and support service based in the South East of England. Our service is run by a dedicated team of volunteers who are responsible for delivering the help and support available through our website, telephone helpline and face-to-face sessions.

We are seeking a new Treasurer to join our experienced and growing Board of Trustees. The ideal candidate for the role will be from an accounting and finance background, have some knowledge of, or a willingness to quickly learn about, charity finance and regulation, comfortable using standard office IT packages as well as specialist financial software and possess strong communication skills.

The overall role of a treasurer is to maintain an overview of the organisation’s affairs, ensuring its financial viability and ensuring that proper financial records and procedures are maintained. Duties will include: 

  • The preparation and presentation of financial reports to the Board
  • Ensuring that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place
  • Liaising with operations team about financial matters
  • Advising on the financial implications of the organisation’s strategic plans
  • Ensuring the organisation’s compliance with legislation
  • Ensuring the accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by funders and the relevant statutory bodies
  • Making a formal presentation of the accounts at the AGM and drawing attention to important points in a coherent and easily understandable way.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or for an informal conversation about your suitability for the role.

 

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Andrew Stonehill-Brooks, Chair of Trustees
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 321 9111
Contact instructions?
E-mail, please
Location address line 1
15 Castle Street
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 7SB

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMMon EVETue AMTue PMTue EVEWed AMWed PMWed EVEThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PMFri EVESat AMSat PMSat EVESun AMSun PMSun EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Attendance at board meetings that take place 6 times a year on a Tuesday evening, otherwise work can be undertaken flexibly.
Task type?
Finance
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleHappy to work soloAnalytical thinkingPrecise and methodicalLeaderPublic speakerCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Trustee Governance and Treasurer training
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Guidance in the role
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
21
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
1
Opportunity added on
2 October 2018

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