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Volunteer Honorary Treasurer

Religions for Peace United Kingdom


Posted over 30 days ago...

At RfPUK, we are dedicated to creating a world where diverse religious communities collaborate for a common purpose – peace. Join us in making a difference and contribute your financial and governance skills to foster unity.  


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Edgware, HA8 0BE

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Location: Remote (Zoom and occasional face-to-face meetings) Job Type: Volunteer, Finance/Governance Sectors: Religion, Multi-faith, Education, Peace Salary: Unpaid, expenses covered Treasurer is a volunteer role with potential Board of Trustees membership. RfPUK has a part-time Finance Officer and engages an accounting firm and Independent Examiner. The Treasurer ensures financial governance, strategic planning, and risk management. Treasurer's Role: Strategic Responsibilities:

Collaborate on financial planning, reporting, and monitoring with the Chair and Finance Officer. Advise on organisational strategic planning. Ensure resource alignment with strategy and advise on financial implications.

Financial Responsibilities:

Provide regular budgetary and financial information to the board. Identify and communicate financial risks. Scrutinize proposed budgets, forecasts, and reports. Ensure financial resources meet current and future needs. Oversee external auditors and contribute to annual audit. Mentor and support the Finance Officer.

Governance Responsibilities:

Ensure the board fulfils financial governance duties. Advise on financial implications and operational risks. Keep the board informed on financial duties.

Specific Tasks:

Oversee daily bookkeeping and payment setup by the Finance Officer. Advise on the investment portfolio managed by a financial management company. Regularly review and monitor the reserves policy.

Contribute to the preparation of Annual Returns for the Charity Commission. Requirements: At least 5 years of UK charity law experience.

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate:

At least 5 years of UK charity law experience Knowledge of financial regulations governing charities and companies. Able to commit sufficient time to the role and work of the organisation. Team player. Ability to think strategically and forward plan. Commitment to the cause of peace and the work of RfPUK. Ability to digest, present and critically evaluate a range of information, including written reports, statistics and verbal communications. Ability to act as an ambassador for the RfPUK. Good interpersonal skills.

What difference will you make?

As RfPUK's Treasurer, your impact is pivotal for our financial health and sustained growth in promoting peace. Your expertise will shape resource allocation, strategic planning, and risk management, ensuring our ability to adapt, thrive, and amplify our impact in religion, multi-faith, education, and peace sectors. Your commitment directly contributes to our mission, making a lasting difference in building a more peaceful world.


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