volunteer Treasurer

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Posted
04 Jul 2021
Closes
04 Oct 2021
Ref
voltreasurer0721
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Overall

·       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.

 

 

 

Specifically

·       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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