Board of Trustees Treasurer

Location
We are based in Leicester however role is suitable for home working.
Posted
05 Jul 2021
Closes
30 Jul 2021
Interests
Faith-based
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

An exciting opportunity has risen to volunteer with a faith based charity in the capacity of Treasurer. Disciples Fellowship Ministries UK is an established charity that has a social and spiritual responsibility to impact the community. 

The treasurer takes the lead at board level on:

  • Making sure the charity (all assemblies) keep proper accounts
  • Reviewing the charity’s financial performance
  • Ensuring that proper budgetary controls are put in place and adhered to
  • Drawing up or reviewing policies for finance and investment
  • Ensuring that the charity has robust and effective financial controls in place
  • Develop reserves policy and safeguard the organisation’s finances
  • Liaising with finance staff and with the charity’s independent examiner or auditor
  • Reporting on financial matters to the members, in a membership charity
  • Looking after the restricted Building fund & making sure that it is not used for anything else
  • Company house & Charity Commision filing 
  • Business Operations setup

Treasurer person specification (in addition to those of trustee)

  • Some experience of charity finance,
  • Since we are a Church, we are looking for somebody with an appreciation of the spiritual nature and authority vital for the effective fulfilment of the treasurers duties & responsibilities
  • Ability to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences
  • Preparedness to make unpopular recommendations to the board
  • Should be available to trustees and staff for advice and enquiries on an ad hoc basis
  • Accountancy qualification (desirable)

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