Newry, Newry, Mourne and Down
Voluntary
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Job description

Local groups are run by volunteers and offer friendship and support to people living with Parkinson's, their families and carers across the UK. The Support Group Finance Contact leads and guides the finances within the group and records financial activity accurately.

As part of recruitment, you will be asked to provide a reference for this role. Speak to your staff contact for more information.

Why we want you

Local groups are run by volunteers and offer friendship and support to people living with Parkinson's, their families and carers across the UK. The Support Group Finance Contact leads and guides the finances within the group and records financial activity accurately.

What you will be doing

  • provide accounting support to the group and record financial activity, keeping the group and UK office informed of the group's financial position
  • advise the group on financial policies, internal control and the appropriate use of funds
  • send completed financial returns to UK office within the specified timescales
  • ensure volunteer expenses are paid in line with the Volunteer Expenses Policy
  • be a signatory on accounts, and open and maintain bank accounts in the charity's name

The skills you need

  • ideally have previous financial or accounting experience, as well as a willingness to learn
  • are effective communicators, as you will be working with a wide range of different people
  • are collaborative and team focused, as you will need to discuss the group's finances with the group and Parkinson's UK
  • are motivated and reliable, with strong financial, IT and organisational skills in order to help the group operate

What's in it for you

  • learn and develop financial, administrative and people skills
  • gain experience working in a financial capacity, especially in relation to bookkeeping
  • meet new people and make new friends, both in the group and the local community

Disclaimer

It's important that people affected by Parkinson’s can trust us with their personal information. You would be handling personal or sensitive data, so by undertaking this role you'll need to complete our Advanced Data Protection training. Your Parkinson’s UK staff contact can help you do this. You will also be required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

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Refreshed on: 07 March 2021
Closing date: 21 April 2021
Tags: Finance
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