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Seeking experienced finance professional

Finance volunteer needed for Rising Sun Arts Centre in RG1

The trustees of the centre are looking for a positive and conscientious Treasurer to help them understand, monitor and plan their finances, ensuring that effective financial systems and procedures have been established, are being consistently followed and are in line with best practice and legal requirements.

Skills needed:

• Experienced finance professional, preferably qualified.
• Logical thinker able to understand complex information.
• Able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Analytical, numerate and high attention to detail.
• Objective, rational and decisive.
• Calm, positive and effective communicator.
• Able to present financial information in an easily understandable way.
• Sensitive to the challenges of working in a small charitable organisation.

Duties and responsibilities include:

1) General financial oversight
• Oversee and present budgets, accounts and financial statements to the management committee.
• Assists board members in their understanding of the organisation’s finances enabling them to make well-informed financial decisions.

2) Funding, fundraising and sales
• Advise on the organisation’s fundraising strategy.
• Ensure use of funds complies with conditions set by funding bodies.
• Ensure fundraising and sales complies with relevant legislation and is bound by effective financial systems and controls.

3) Financial planning and budgeting
• Prepare and present budgets for new or ongoing work.
• Advise on financial implications of strategic and operational plans.

4) Financial reporting
• Present regular reports on the organisation’s financial position.
• Present accounts at the AGM.

5) Banking, book-keeping and record-keeping
• Liaising with our bookkeeper as required ensuring the appropriate systems are in place for book-keeping, payments, lodgements & petty cash.

6) Control of fixed assets and stock
• Ensure proper records are kept.
• Ensure required insurances are in place.

Contact person firstname
Sarah Millar,
Lastname
Their phone number?
0118 986 6788
Location address line 1
30 Silver Street
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG1 2ST

Map
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?
Mon PMMon EVETue PMTue EVEWed PMWed EVEThu PMThu EVEFri PMFri EVESat AMSun AM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Finance
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedKeen learnerAnalytical thinkingDecisivePatientCreativeCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction Training
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Support from Manager and other Trustees
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel
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
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
1
Opportunity added on
13 September 2017

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