Return to jobs Return to jobs

Volunteer Honorary Treasurer

Clare Combined Charities


Posted over 30 days ago...

Treasurer needed in Clare, Suffolk.  This is a varied role supporting the running of the charity which focuses on the management of Clare Common, allotments, almshouses, other charitable possessions and educational grants.


icon Salary


icon Location

Clare, CO10 8QN

icon Expires

Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Strategic ● To assist and advise in the formation of the Charity’s strategic plan with particular regard to ensuring that the Charity has the resources to deliver the strategy and the financial implications of doing so Financial

Overseeing and presenting budgets, internal management accounts and annual financial statements to the Board of Trustees Leading in the Board’s duty to ensure that proper accounting records are kept, financial resources are properly controlled, invested and economically spent, in line with good governance, legal and regulatory requirements Monitoring and advising on the financial viability of the Charity Overseeing the implementation of and monitoring specific financial controls and adherence to systems

Assets and Investments

Leading in the development and implementation of financial reserves, cost management and investment policies To ensure that the Charity monitors the performance of its investments To ensure that all equipment and assets are adequately maintained and accounted for


To ensure that the Board is aware of its financial duties and responsibilities and the need to comply with all legislation To ensure that all financial policies, procedures and the appointment of external financial advisors are reviewed on a regular basis To ensure that the Board’s scheme of delegation is reviewed on a regular basis To act as Chair of the Finance sub-committee

What are we looking for?


A recognised book-keeping or accountancy qualification (see below) Knowledge and experience of current finance practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations and specifically charities (SORP) Good financial analytical skills Enthusiasm and energy to contribute to a charity


Demonstrable record with a previous organisation Ability to communicate clearly Knowledge of book-keeping and financial management (as an alternative to formal qualifications)

What difference will you make?

this important role and contribution will ensure effective financial management of the charity and to help in making strategic decisions to protect the future of the charity.


Hire with Escape

Showcase your progressive organisation and post your open roles to the biggest UK community of purpose driven job seekers.

Get Started