Hailsham, East Sussex
Voluntary, 2 hours a week
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Job description

Local groups across the UK are run by volunteers and offer friendship and support to people living with Parkinson's and their families and friends. These groups are entirely funded by voluntary donations. We need a branch treasurer at the Hailsham Branch to help ensure these funds are spent in the most effective way to support people living with Parkinson's in your community. There will be opportunities to take part in training to do with the role or to do with Parkinson’s.


What you will be doing 

Accurately record the branches financial activity, keeping the branch and the Parkinson's UK central office informed of the group's financial position 

Stay up to date on Parkinson's UK's financial policies and share them with the group 

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, including recording decisions around legacy spending, sending annual financial returns to the UK Office, ensuring volunteer expenses are paid accurately and according to our volunteer expenses policy 

Be a signatory on the group's bank accounts 

Work with local staff and other volunteers to help the group operate within Parkinson's UK guidelines 

The skills you need 

Previous experience in finance, accountancy or bookkeeping would be valuable, but is not essential 

Confident with numbers and able to take the lead on the groups finances 

Collaborative and team focused; you'll need to make balanced decisions on the groups financial decisions, in conversation with the committee and local staff 

Have good computer and email skills, and be comfortable trying new IT platforms 

Be able to make balanced decisions that take into account multiple views, and contribute in an open and inclusive way 

Contribute in an open and inclusive way

What's in it for you 

Develop your accountancy or bookkeeping skills - we are happy to provide references 

Play a crucial role in the local Parkinson's community, making new friends and building connections 

Learn and develop valuable financial, administrative and communication skills 

You'll be part of a pioneering organisation, committed to finding a cure and improving life for everyone affected by Parkinson's - in your local area and beyond


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Posted on: 04 May 2021
Closing date: 02 August 2021
Tags: Finance, Governance

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