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Volunteer Treasurer

Turners House


Posted over 30 days ago...

We are looking for a Trustee to act as our Treasurer. We run Sandycombe Lodge, the house J M W Turner designed and built in Twickenham.  It is one of the leading small cultural attractions in South West London. 


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Twickenham, TW1 2LR

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Principal responsibilities of the Treasurer are to ensure that the Board have, in place, appropriate financial…

 management - working closely with the Finance Manager (0.2 FTE) sharing management oversight of this role with the THT Museum Director information - in relation to budgetary and bi-monthly / annual reporting frameworks – i.e. accounting procedures, controls and policies controls and compliance – the Board must deliver its financial responsibilities including  maintaining / protecting / accounting of the Museum and its assets statutory records and accounts – HMRC; Charities Commission; Co’s House audit oversight – incl. the appointment of and regular review of the auditors

In addition, as a Trustee, wider responsibilities include to…

 Provide strategic oversight of the charity, ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities and operates within its charitable objectives Ensure that systems are in place to evaluate, manage and mitigate risks as a charity Ensure that the Board maintains and is accountable for the sound financial health of the charity Help develop the House through involvement in marketing, fund raising and promotional activity Act as an ambassador and spokesperson for the cause and the charity, and represent Turner’s House at various internal and external functions and meetings including the media Support and guide the Museum Director  

What are we looking for?

Personal Qualities

A strong commitment to Turner’s House Trust and its objectives  Excellent management skills  Tact, diplomacy and powers of persuasion, able to listen and engage effectively Strong networking capabilities 

  Experience (E - Essential or D - Desirable)

A recognised accounting and finance qualification. E A proven ability to communicate and explain financial information. D Experience of working at a senior strategic and professional level. D Active interest in, knowledge and understanding of, the cultural and heritage sector. D Knowledge and experience of charities accounting. D Successful track record of achievement and making a difference in your career. E Candidates with professional experience of business development, marketing and/or fundraising. D Eligible to serve as a Charity Trustee. E

What difference will you make?

You will join a team providing strategic leadership at a time of great change and development as we secure the future of the House and make it a long-term success.  You will be involved in advising and contributing on financial matters as well as volunteer engagement, fundraising, marketing and the role of the House in the community.


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