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Treasurer / Trustee required

Updated: Oct 11, 2021

Email Vicky Chalmers MBE

Role Description of Treasurer

Note: We have a Bookkeeper in place. We are now recruiting a Treasurer to maintain an overview of our charity's financial viability. The role is a voluntary position and for a minimum 1 year, ideally for 2 years. The Treasurer can expect to attend a monthly evening Trustee meeting (usually 2 hours) and liaise with our Bookkeeper.

Treasurer of Time 4 Children

In addition to the general responsibilities of a trustee, duties of the treasurer include the following.

  • Provide financial reports from Bookkeeper / statements to Board of Trustees, present budgets

  • Advise on the financial implications of our charity's strategic plans

  • Ensuring with Bookkeeper that accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by funders and the relevant statutory bodies, for example the Charity Commission

  • Ensuring that the accounts are independently examined / audited and any recommendations are implemented

  • Keeping the board informed about its financial duties and responsibilities

  • Making a formal presentation of the accounts at the annual general meeting and drawing attention to important points in a coherent and easily understandable way

The treasurer should have the following skills

  • Financial qualifications and experience

  • The skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences for our charity

  • Be prepared to make unpopular recommendations to the board

Call: 01444 440547

Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm

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