The following organisations are seeking an Honorary Treasurer:
Closing date: 13 April 2017
Our purpose is to help people who are struggling to cope, including those who may be at risk of suicide, to receive confidential emotional support at any time of the day or night from trained Samaritans volunteers, in order to improve their emotional health and to reduce the incidence of suicide.
We also promote a better understanding in society of suicide, suicidal behaviours and the value of expressing feelings which may otherwise lead to suicide or impaired emotional health.
We are currently seeking an Honorary Treasurer to join our current Board of Trustees to oversee the financial matters of the charity as well as be part of a committed governing team ensuring the effective administration of the organisation. The purpose of the Honorary Treasurer role is to help ensure the financial sustainability of the Charity and report to the Board of Trustees at regular intervals about the financial health of the organisation, in line with good practice, and in accordance with the Charity’s governing documents and legal requirements. The Honorary Treasurer will work closely with the Director of Finance, Planning and Performance to ensure that Trustee Board have sound information to inform decisions and that the Charity’s finances are managed in an effective and efficient manner.
In particular, applicants must have financial qualifications, extensive strategic experience in financial matters, and experience of charity finance, fundraising and investments.
Please see the Honorary Treasurer Role Description for more information.
Applications can be made via our website: http://www.samaritans.org/volunteer-us/trustee-vacancies-samaritans
Samaritan's website: Samaritans
World Hepatitis Alliance
Added: 20 February 2017
The World Hepatitis Alliance is leading the global fight against viral hepatitis, the 7th leading cause of death worldwide.
We are an ambitious patient-led and patient-driven not-for-profit organisation who work with governments, national members and other key partners to raise awareness of viral hepatitis and influence global change – transforming the lives of the 400 million people living with viral hepatitis and the future we share.
To achieve our vision of a world free from viral hepatitis, we provide global leadership in advocacy, awareness-raising and the fight to end its social injustice.
WHA is a Swiss registered NGO although it operates from its London office at 1 Baden Place, SE1 1YW.
The primary responsibility of the treasurer is to oversee the management and reporting of the organisation's finances and to make sure that the information provided to the board is accurate and timely providing guidance to the COO as required. Ultimately, while financial management is the primary focus of the Treasurer, the entire board shares accountability.
This is a new role within WHA.
Please see the Treasurer Role Description for more information.
World Hepatitis Alliance's website: World Hepatitis Alliance
Ethical Trading Initiative
Closing date: 23 February 2017
This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a vibrant initiative that seeks to make a difference to the lives of poor workers around the world. In 2015 we launched our ambitious 2020 Strategy to demonstrate the value of multi-stakeholder engagement in increasing workers’ access to their rights and providing evidence of the UN Guiding Framework on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in practice.
Applicants should have:
- Significant experience of acting as a Treasurer or senior financial advisor in an international development or in a global commercial organisation
- Ideally someone with an NGO / not-for profit background
- Good understanding of the current accounting rules and regulations with reference to not for profit organisations
- Experience of addressing a Board on financial matters
- Experience of drafting and presenting complex financial information to a variety of audiences in a clear and accessible way
The Board meets four times a year and meetings are held at our offices in Central London from 9.30 to 4.30, although you will not be required to attend the whole meeting. You would also be required to meet with the Chair, Executive Director and Finance Manager three weeks before each meeting to discuss the accounts and what the Board needs to be made aware of.
T: 020 7841 4350
Ethical Trading Initiative's website: Ethical Trading Initiative
St James's Church
Closing date: 6 March 2017 @ midday
St James’s Church, Piccadilly, a busy Anglican Church in central London with a broad range of activities including services, concerts, a daily market and a variety of ministries and projects is seeking an Honorary Treasurer.
St James’s Church is a thriving church at an exciting point in its 300+ year life as it seeks to restore the Wren Church and work on the development of the site to meet the needs of the current and next generations.
With regard to the finances of the church the role is to provide strategic leadership, maintain good governance and have regular oversight of the finance function. Specifically the Parochial Church Council is looking to the Treasurer to make recommendations on how to develop the finance function to provide the resource that will be needed in preparation for the site development.
Please see the Treasurer Role Description for more information.
For enquiries please contact:
Jane Gray, HR Advisor, E: email@example.com
To apply please complete the Application Form and send to Jane Gray as above.
St James's Church's website: St James's Church
Closing date: 14 March 2017
Most Mira is a youth arts charity, bringing together young people from across the ethnic divide in the Prijedor region of Republika Srpska, Bosnia-Herzegovina. We were set up to promote a peaceful future for the young people through joint arts activities. Most Mira is not a religiously or politically affiliated charity.
Our projects provide opportunities for young people to take the lead and work with peers from different schools and backgrounds. Through our peace building residentials Bosnian and international young people come together to learn about what happened in the war, how people are recovering from it, how they are dealing with the area’s history, and hear about the work of local campaigners.
Most Mira has charitable status in the UK and Bosnia but is currently run from the UK and board meetings take place in Central London.
Most Mira are seeking a treasurer with the following responsibilities:
General Trustee responsibilities:
- Promoting the work of Most Mira with strategic contacts and attending our fundraising and awareness raising events in London
- Upholding Most Mira’s values on peacebuilding, child rights and the importance of youth participation
- Ensuring the charity is run properly, responsibly and lawfully in the interests of its members and in accordance with its constitution
- Ensuring that the charity acts openly, transparently and accountably by fulfilling its charitable purpose and providing public benefit
- Agreeing the financial budget and monitoring financial performance
- Developing and agreeing strategy and policies of the charity
- Appointing, supporting and reviewing the performance of senior consultants and employees
- Keeping up to date with relevant skills and knowledge
- Reporting accurately and promptly to the charity regulator and overseeing communications with supporters
- Visiting the arts and peace building projects in Bosnia-Herzegovina to learn about our work and meet key stakeholders.
Most Mira Trustee and Treasurer with expertise in accounting and finance Specific additional responsibilities:
- Bringing a significant professional experience as a qualified Accountant and being sympathetic to the operations and working conditions of a small charity
- Overseeing and presenting budgets, accounts and financial statements to the Trustees at meetings
- Working with the Board to ensure that appropriate financial systems and controls are in place
- Working with the auditors to ensure that record keeping and accounts meet the conditions of our regulators and funders, comply with relevant legislation and that Annual Accounts are submitted to the Charity Commission and Companies House
- Ensuring and completing the Annual Return and processing the claims for Gift Aid
- Playing an important role in signing off project budgets and reviewing project spending, and advising on fundraising needs and strategy
- Liaising with the bi-lingual Trustee who works with our accountant in Bosnia, where accounts are also submitted.
Please see the Trustee/Treasurer Role Description for more information.
For enquiries please contact Sue Macmillan, E: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you are interested in this position, to email@example.com
Most Mira's website: Most Mira