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Northolt, Greater London (Hybrid)
Unpaid role, expenses not paid
Job description

London-based housing and homelessness charity, Fresh Horizons CNB, are seeking a new Treasurer to provide financial experience to their Trustee board.


Fresh Horizons CNB offers a safe and stable living environment for those who are on the journey back to independent living. We are seeking a Treasurer to join our Board.


What will you be doing?

In addition to the Trustee duties, the Treasurer will also:

· Oversee the presentation of budgets, internal management accounts and annual financial statements to the Board of Trustees.

· Ensure that proper accounting records are kept, and that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place.

· Ensure that robust and comprehensive financial policies are in place and being implemented, and supporting the development of policies covering financial reserves, and cost-management.

· Monitor and advise on the financial viability of the charity.

· Oversee the financial controls and adherence to systems, regularly liaising with the CEO.


Time Commitment

· The Board meets 4 times a year, meetings usually last for 2 hours.

· There are 4 other meetings a year, which usually last for 1 hour. These meetings are a chance to catch up on how things are going and complete any relevant training.

· Most meetings are held remotely.

· One away day per year.


What are we looking for?

We are interested in hearing from people with the following skills and experience:

· Finance experience at a strategic level.

· A qualified accountant is desirable.

· Clear communicator with the ability to bring the financial information alive to non-finance specialists.


What difference will you make?

Bringing your skills and experience to the Board enables us to continue re-housing those who have been street homeless, providing training and growth through acquiring properties and valuable resources. It is a very rewarding and fulfilling role.

Application resources
Application Instructions

Before you apply

Reach Volunteering are supporting Fresh Horizons with their Board recruitment and applications should be sent to the Reach TrusteeWorks team via the email address provided.

Please submit your CV along with a covering letter stating why you wish to join Fresh Horizons and how your skills and experience would add value to the Board.

Should you have any questions about the role or the recruitment process please contact the TrusteeWorks team.

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Reach Volunteering View profile Company size Size: 6 - 10
Posted on: 07 June 2024
Closing date: 19 July 2024 at 23:12
Job ref: J97138
Tags: Trustees, Governance

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