The following organisations are seeking an Honorary Treasurer:
Breast Cancer UK
Closing Date: 1 November 2019 Based: Nationally, London
Breast Cancer UK are looking for an individual with professional experience in finance and accounting, with a track record of monitoring and scrutinising financial reporting, procedures and overseeing compliance with legal and accounting best practice. This is an exciting opportunity to join the diverse Board and support the CEO and wider staff team to deliver our vision and strategy. The Finance Trustee will Chair the charity’s Audit, Risk & Scrutiny Committee (ARSC).
We are the only UK breast cancer charity focused entirely on the prevention of breast cancer by campaigning to reduce risk, using traditional and digital channels to extend reach. Today 1 in 7 women will be diagnosed with the disease at some point in their lives but at least 1 in 4 breast cancers is thought to be preventable.
- We fund scientific research that will help to understand and address the preventable risk factors for breast cancer
- We educate and raise awareness of the preventable risk factors for breast cancer and provide practical information to help people reduce their risk
- We campaign for policy changes that promote the prevention of breast cancer Our research focuses on environmental and chemical causes of breast cancer but our education and advice includes all preventable risk factors.
We are a national charity. The Finance Trustee will be expected to travel to 4 meetings/year in central London. There will also be 4 non-face to face meetings via Microsoft Teams as chair of the ARSC.
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Contact Thalie Martini - Chief Executive Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society
Closing Date: 15 November 2019 Based: Birmingham
Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society supports public interest in archaeology in the region through a programme of lectures, excursions and the publication of annual Transactions. The Society will be 150 years old in 2020 and we are looking for a Treasurer to help us plan and support an exciting programme of activities and project to commemorate this anniversary and relaunch the Society.
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Contact Dr Ellen McAdam - President Email email@example.com
British Institute of Persian Studies
Placed: 10 October 2019 Based: London
Celebrating its sixtieth anniversary in 2021, the British Institute of Persian Studies (BIPS) is the UK's foremost learned society dedicated to promoting and supporting scholarship and research excellence on all aspects of Iran and the wider Persianate world, and increasing public understanding and knowledge of this region.
BIPS is seeking an Honorary Treasurer with a solid financial/accountancy background and some experience of working with small charities. Helpful but not essential is having an interest in the Middle East/Iran and/or experience of working with the higher education sector.
The Honorary Treasurer must be able to attend the three trustee meetings in London per year (March, June, and November), plus one further meeting of the management committee (in January or September).
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Contact Tessa Davies - Executive Officer Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kentish Town Community Centre
Closing Date: 31 December 2019 Based: Kentish Town, London
Kentish Town Community Centre is a modern and forward looking centre, and our board reflects this. We’re constantly adapting how we communicate and make decisions. Our fantastic staff support people in setting up new courses and activities at our beautiful centre. From Pilates to Addiction Recovery, from Martial Arts to Cake Decorating.
We’re also a food bank hub for Kentish Town, with free or low cost physical and mental health services. We have our own in-house Youth Service, Older People's Service, Free Legal Advice and a free membership scheme with events open to all.
We’re after a Treasurer who’s willing to join us on our journey to becoming the best Community Centre in North London. You’ll need to believe in people, and be willing to use new technology (specifically the Basecamp app) to support shared understanding and decision making.
You’ll work closely with our dynamic Centre Manager, helping her to deliver a balanced budget that we believe is possible, even in these financially tough times.
Contact Tim Shand - Chair of Trustees 07972 210882 for an informal chat, or Email email@example.com
Kentish Town Community Centre, 17 Busby Place, London NW5 2SP17
Placed: 04 October 2019 Based: London
Iconic Steps aims to develop a growth mindset in young people so they can overcome barriers and take their first steps towards an ‘Iconic’ career.
We are a small social enterprise (Community Interest Company) that supports young people aged 16-25, from hard to reach backgrounds, to acquire much needed skills, experience and confidence to increase their opportunities in entering the media industry. Our crew of skilled young people work on commissioned projects and produce compelling video and photo content.
We are seeking an individual who demonstrates a keen interest in and affinity with Iconic Steps’ aims and values, who will bring energy and expertise to help us achieve our vision.
Board members take on specific responsibilities to support the organisation we are currently looking for a treasurer to help us with financial risk management among other things. Commitment we average at a minimum of 12-15 days per year in fulfilling the role.
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Contact Victoria Ijeh 07908119743 Email firstname.lastname@example.org