You will be suitably qualified (AAT, CIMA, ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA) and preferably have experience of working within the charity sector.
You will be a strategic minded individual who is dedicated to addressing poverty and lack of information in the developing world.
Working as a Trustee for a small charity, the main responsibilities are:
Ensure that effective financial measures, controls and procedures are in place and maintained.
Provide appropriate financial governance for the charity.
Take responsibility for advising on the financial implications of the organisation’s strategic plans.
Assure that the financial resources of the organisation meet its present and future needs and are within the charity’s objectives.
Provide advice and oversight to ensure that the Charity operates within the law and complies with the requirements of charity and company status.
Contribute to the fundraising strategy of the organisation.
Prepare monthly management accounts, annual accounts and budgets, and make formal presentation of these and other financial reports when required. Note that we currently use Xero software.
Be available to undertake online banking as and when required including foreign payments some of which may be required to complete over the phone.
Manage the payroll for one part-time employee. We currently use HMRC’s Basic PAYE tools software.
Provide financial information to the Trustee responsible for making submissions to Trusts/Grant awarding organisations on an ad hoc basis
Provide information to the Company Secretary to enable statutory returns to be made to Companies House and Charities Commission
Undertake the bookkeeping. However, this is an optional aspect of the role that could be separated and done by somebody other than the Treasurer if necessary. It should not deter interested persons from applying.
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