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Volunteer Trustee with financial skills needed to join sexual abuse charity

S.H.E UK

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Posted over 30 days ago...

We are looking for a trustee with a financial skills to join our friendly, forward thinking board! S,H.E UK is a charity that aims to improve the lives of survivors of childhood sexual abuse, sexual violence and rape. 

Overview

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£0

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Mansfield, NG18 5NX

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

S.H.E UK is a small charity that makes a big impact! Like many charities, we are working hard to secure funding to build our financial resilience and sustainability. Over recent years we have come a long way and we are in an exciting position as we build on ours plan for the next financial year and beyond. We are looking for a trustee with financial skills to become our next treasurer to help us reach our goals and aspirations. As well as the usual duties associated with a Trustee role, we are looking for someone with or without previous governance experience - what's most important is the commitment to the role, an appetite to learn and support the charity in their financial decision-making. Specifically, we are seeking someone to:

Advising on the financial implications of SHE UK’s developmental plans. Oversee the annual budgeting cycle. Prepare any additional financial reports required by, to assist, the wider board. Ensure the year-end accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by the regulatory bodies and funders. Ensure the year-end accounts are externally scrutinised in the manner required. Making a formal presentation of the year-end accounts at the Annual General Meeting and draw attention to points in a coherent and easily understandable way. Ensure that the charity has an appropriate reserves policy. Ensure the payment of salaries, PAYE, National Insurance, Statutory sick pay, pensions and expenses and to ensure submission of returns to appropriate bodies. To ensure the organisation is adequately insured for property, employer’s liability, public liability and other such risks as directed by the board. Ensure that SHE UK have an appropriate investment policy including taking advice. Ensure there is no conflict between any investment held and the aims and objects of the charity. Liaise with the CEO about financial matters. Keep the board informed about its financial duties and responsibilities. Contribute to the fundraising/income generation strategy of the organisation. To be a signatory on all SHE UK’s bank accounts.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone with financial skills and experience - and ideally to hold a relevant qualification. Having knowledge of management accounting and budgeting to strengthen the charity is ideal, as you will be supporting the Board of Trustees to make joint decisions in relation to the charities finances and reporting.  We are keen to talk to potential Trustees who love numbers, analysing proposals and plans, who may also have some experience of charity finance.   

What difference will you make?

This is a vital role, helping to ensure we can continue to offer our life-changing support to survivors of the most horrific abuse. As a trustee with an interest in the financial side of things, you will help keep us in track in this regard as well as contribute the overall governance of our charity.  Personally, you have the opportunity to learn new skills, undertake training, and learn from existing trustees. Supporting us in this role, will boost your own confidence and you will feel a real sense of pride as you see the impact on our work on people's lives. Supporting us, you will certainly get that feel good factor! Our services have been described as life changing, as we enable our clients to move from merely surviving to thriving in their lives. Join us to help people move forward on their healing journey. 

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