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Volunteer Charity Trustee - Treasurer

Beyond the Margin


Posted over 30 days ago...

Are you a numbers enthusiast with a heart for making a difference? Do you possess financial acumen and a commitment to philanthropy? If so, we invite you to become an integral part of our team as the Charity Treasurer.


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Bradford, BD4 9BU

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Beyond the Margin is a newly established CIO dedicated to supporting disadvantaged and marginalised people in West Yorkshire by delivering community and school based interventions that empower, enhance skills, improve wellbeing and raise aspirations. We are committed to making a positive impact in our community by delivering community based projects that use the arts, culture, sports, creative education, youth work and arts based therapies such as drama therapy to engage vulnerable young people and adults.  As we embark on our journey to create a better world, we are seeking a dedicated Treasurer to join our team to support our founder and current trustees. This position offers a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our community and contribute to the growth and development of a new charitable organisation. You will serve as a member of Beyond the Margin's board of trustees, overseeing the financial operations of the charity. Developing and maintaining financial policies and procedures. Preparing and presenting financial reports to the board of trustees. Working closely with the board to develop and manage the annual budget. Ensuring compliance with financial regulations and charitable accounting standards. This is a volunteer position, and the time commitment is estimated at 4 hours per month. Meetings may be held in-person or virtually, depending on the organisation's needs and the board of trustees location and availability.

What are we looking for?

To excel in this role, we are looking for an individual who embodies the following qualities: Financial Expertise: A strong background in finance, accounting, or related fields. To oversee the financial health and sustainability of the organisation, ensuring proper financial controls, transparency, and accountability. Integrity: A commitment to transparency and ethical financial management. Attention to Detail: A meticulous approach to financial record-keeping and reporting. Dedication: A genuine passion for our mission and a desire to contribute to our success. Governance: Actively participate in board meetings, discussions, and decision-making processes, ensuring that the charity operates ethically and in accordance with its mission and values. Resource Development: Support fundraising efforts, including donor cultivation, grant applications, and events, to secure resources for the organisation's programs and initiatives. Collaboration: Collaborate with fellow board members, staff, and volunteers to harness collective expertise and resources for the benefit of the organisation. Risk Management: Identify and mitigate potential risks to the organisation's reputation, operations, and financial stability. Succession Planning: Participate in the recruitment and onboarding of new board members to ensure a diverse and skilled leadership team.  

What difference will you make?

As our Charity Treasurer, you will play a crucial role in safeguarding our financial health and ensuring that we can continue to make a meaningful impact. This is a voluntary position that offers a unique opportunity to use your financial expertise for a noble cause. Your commitment, expertise, and dedication are essential for ensuring that the organisation effectively fulfils its mission and continues to make a positive difference in the lives of many vulnerable young people and adults across West Yorkshire.   


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