volunteer Treasurer

Manchester, Greater Manchester
04 Jul 2021
04 Oct 2021
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Long Term


·       Oversee the financial affairs of the Centre and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.


·       Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures are in place.


·       Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation.


·       Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.





·       Liaise with relevant staff, board members and/or volunteers to ensure the financial viability of the organisation.


·       Make fellow board members aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data to them.


·       Regularly report the financial position at committee meetings (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance etc).


·       Oversee the production of an annual budget.


·       Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures and controls are in place, ie:


o  Cheque signatories/online payments


o  Purchasing limits


o  Purchasing systems


o  Petty cash/ float


o  Salary payments


o  Pensions


o  PAYE and NI payments


o  Others as appropriate


·       Appraising the financial viability of plans, proposals and feasibility studies.


·       Lead on appointing and liaising with auditors/an independent examiner.




Qualities / Role

·       Knowledge and experience of current and fundraising finance practice relevant to the role.


·       Communication skills 


·       Commitment to attending Trustee Board meetings (monthly) and support to the operational team


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