Chertsey, Surrey
Voluntary position
Job description

What will you be doing?
The Treasurer is an officer of our Trustee Board and is a voluntary position. The Treasurer’s role is to ensure that all the finances and the supporting financial control systems are kept in order. He/she will be responsible for end of year accounts.  The Treasurer is not the bookkeeper. The Treasurer will delegate day-to-day financial management to the deputy treasurer and office manager.
What are we looking for?

The Ideal Candidate Would Have the Following Skills:

  • financial qualifications or experience
  • some knowledge or experience of charity finances, fundraising, financial consequences, and pension schemes
  • be non-judgmental and respect views, values and cultures that are different to your own
  • have good listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • be able to exercise good independent judgment and if necessary, to make difficult recommendations
  • excellent good numeracy skills to understand accounts
  • be able to explain financial information at board meetings in a user-friendly way
  • be willing to learn about and follow, principles and policies, including confidentiality and data protection
  • be willing to undertake training


What difference will you make?
The current longstanding Treasurer is retiring, and we need a new Trustee to continue his excellent work and to support the work of this valuable and committed small team. Strong and efficient governance ensures the team can carry on delivering an excellent service across the county.
What's in it for the volunteer?

Our Trustees can

  • make a positive impact for people in the area by ensuring VSNS is sustainable and meeting the needs of the community
  • meet people and build relationships with trustees, staff, and other volunteers
  • build governance, leadership, and strategy skills
  • widen skills
  • reasonable expenses will be reimbursed
Posted on: 24 November 2020
Closed date: 15 December 2020
Job ref: Treasurer
Tags: Finance, Trustees

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