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Volunteer Finance Lead- Northern Devon Branch, Parkinson's UK

Parkinson's UK


Posted over 30 days ago...

Do you have a head for numbers? Could you use your financial skills to support your local Parkinson’s community? We’re looking for people who like being part of a team and want to make a difference.


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North Devon - Torridge area, EX31 2HE

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

What you will  be doing; Accurately record financial activity, keeping the group and the Parkinson's UK local networks finance team informed of the group's financial position With support from your local staff, stay up to date with Parkinson's UK's financial policies actively sharing them with the group and supporting the group to operate within them Provide regular reports to the committee on the financial status of the group including final accounts at the Annual General Meeting Deal with financial administration for the group, from annual reports to legacy spending, and ensuring volunteer expenses are paid accurately in line with our volunteer expenses policy Be a signatory on the group's bank accounts

What are we looking for?

The skills you need

Previous experience in finance, accountancy or bookkeeping Confident with numbers and able to take the lead on the group’s finances Have confident computer and email skills - be open to using new systems and other digital tools Have a commitment to the wider charity’s aims and values Be able to contribute to balanced decisions that take into account multiple views, and to do so in a collaborative, open and inclusive way with committee and local staff

What difference will you make?

This vital role supports local groups across the UK which are run by volunteers, offering friendship and support to people living with Parkinson's, their families and friends. As a pivotal part of the local volunteer team, you will help plan group spending for the benefit of people affected by Parkinson's in your community. Nothern Devon Branch is very active, running group meetings, exercise and drop ins across  different venues in the North Devon area. The group makes a positive impact on the quality of life of so many people affected by Parkinson's but in order to be able to do this, they need a volunteer who can take on responsibility for the group's finances. 


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