Email Vicky Chalmers MBE email@example.com
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