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Volunteer Treasurer

Staying Put


Posted over 30 days ago...

Can you bring your finance expertise to the Board of our Bradford charity and help us support women, men and children who are survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence?


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Bradford, BD1 2XB

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Main duties and responsibilities In addition to fulfilling the duties of a trustee, the Treasurer will maintain an overview of the organisation’s financial affairs in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements. The Treasurer will ensure that effective and appropriate financial measures, controls and procedures are put in place and report to the Board at regular intervals about the financial health of the organisation. The Treasurer also chairs the finance and fundraising sub-group. FFSG is a principal group of the Staying Put board. Its principal objective is to assist the board to fulfil their functions by providing timely advice on areas within its remit  It is responsible for reviewing and overseeing the management and strategy of all finance and fundraising matters of the Staying Put group and includes the areas of audit and organisational risk. A full list of duties can be found in the candidate pack.

What are we looking for?

Skills, abilities and personal qualities required:

Demonstrate relevant experience in financial management, preferably with a recognised accounting qualification. Ability communicate financial matters to non-financial colleagues so that all Trustees are able to fully understand the organisation’s finances, review options and make informed choices.  Ability to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Analytical ability and good independent judgement and strategic thinking which ensures continual improvement and may challenge the status quo. A willingness to speak their mind and engage in open debate while working effectively as part of a team. To be honest and objective in their scrutiny of the organisation, seeking to ensure that the quality of service to clients remains paramount at all times. Understanding and acceptance of the role of a Board for a charitable organisation (including the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship) and of the respective roles of the Chair, Trustees and the Chief Executive Officer. A commitment to the organisation and a willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to the role. A capacity to understand and empathise with the issues of concern for CAB. A commitment to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

Due to the gendered nature of domestic abuse and our Women’s Aid Service Standard Accreditation we are seeking a female Treasurer.

What difference will you make?

You will be joining Staying Put at an exciting time of strengthening and consolidating our significant growth. Although for many charities it remains a challenging environment, Staying Put has seen growth of activity, supporters and income over the past three years. We are determined to strengthen and consolidate whilst focusing on planned growth as we broaden our approach to supporting people harmed by domestic abuse and sexual violence. As a board member, you will bring the capability and enthusiasm to support our ambitious vision in this significant period of change for all third sector organisations.


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