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Volunteer Sculpt Trustee Treasurer



Posted over 30 days ago...

We are recruiting for a new Treasurer to oversee our finances and are looking for someone with a formal qualification in a financial discipline and financial management experience at a strategic level to join our small but dynamic team. 


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London, se164dg

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Person Specification Essential ● A formal qualification in a financial discipline ● Financial management experience at a strategic level, whilst also a willingness to look at details of management accounts ● Skills in analysing proposals and understanding their financial consequences ● Demonstrated leadership and management experience ● A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to duties as a trustee ● Integrity and a commitment to the organisation and its objectives ● An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship ● Good, independent judgement ● An ability to think creatively ● Willingness to speak your mind ● An ability to work effectively as part of a team ● Excellent interpersonal skills ● Excellent organisational skill ● Desirable ● Awareness of the relevant financial legislation concerning charities ● Experience of financial management in charitable/not for profit organisations   Please see attached for role description.

What are we looking for?

Key tasks: Specific Treasurer tasks ● Chair the Finance and Resources Group meetings held once a quarter ● Work with the Chief Executive to prepare and present financial reports to the quarterly Board meetings ● Keep the Board aware of their financial responsibilities ● Ensure that the accounts and financial systems are audited, as required by law ● Liaise with the Accountants/Auditors to complete end of year accounts ● Assist with filing annual accounts with the Charity Commission General Trustee duties ● Assist in ensuring that the organisation pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document and legally operates ● Contribute actively to the Board of Trustees’ role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets ● Safeguard the good name and values of the organisation ● Represent the organisation at functions and meetings as appropriate ● Declare any conflict of interest whilst carrying out the duties of a trustee ● Take collectively responsible for the actions of the organisation and other trustees ● Ensure the effective and efficient administration of the organisation ● Abide by all relevant policies and procedures ● Ensure the financial stability of the organisation ● Protect and manage the property of the organisation and to ensure the proper investment of the organisation’s funds ● Ensure the organisation is properly insured against all reasonable liabilities ● Assist in the appointment and support Senior Managers and monitor their performance ● Provide feedback on board papers, lead discussions, focus on key issues, provide advice and guidance on new initiatives ● Attend meetings and to read papers in advance of meetings ● Attend sub-committee meetings as appropriate ● Participate in other task as arise from time to time, such as interviewing new staff, helping with fundraising

What difference will you make?

Your involvement will help young people shape their future by helping us increase our visibility across a wider audience. Your experience and knowledge of Strategic Financial Management will strengthen and compliment the skills of the current Board.


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