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The Treasurer bears all the general, governance responsibilities of a Board Member and also has particular responsibilities relating to the role of Treasurer including working closely with our Accountants where necessary in:

• Using XERO to oversee, approve and present budgets, accounts and financial statements
• Being assured that the financial resources of the organisation meet its present and future needs
• Ensuring that the charity has an appropriate reserves policy
• Preparing and presenting quarterly financial reports to the board and advising on financial matters, both positive and negative
• Ensuring that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place and acted upon routinely
• To be a counter signatory to any major banking transaction and approve banking transactions, including payment of staff wages
• Advising on the financial implications of the organisation’s strategic plans
• To advise the board of its financial requirements for the year ahead
• Ensuring that the accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by funders and the relevant statutory bodies
• If external scrutiny of accounts is required, ensuring that the accounts are scrutinised in the manner required (independent
examination or audit) and any recommendations are implemented
• Keeping the board informed about its financial duties and responsibilities
• Contributing to the fundraising strategy of the organisation
• Preparing BWA’s annual report and making a formal presentation of the report at the annual general meeting and drawing attention
to important points in a coherent and easily understandable way

Organisation aims and objectives

Border Women’s Aid Ltd. is an independent charity dedicated to helping women and their children live their lives free from domestic abuse. We provide safe accommodation in our refuge along with a range of help and support by a team of trained and dedicated support workers. We provide an Outreach Service for women not in need of refuge but in need of emotional support for current or historic domestic abuse.











Female volunteers only. This role is required to be for a person of a particular sex (female) under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Experience required: We ask all women interested in the post to complete a Skills matrix so we know their level of knowledge and understanding of the tasks required to be undertaken by the whole board.
Travel details: Meetings are held both on MS Teams and face to face as convenient. Travel expenses are paid. |
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Candidate will meet regularly with current chairperson to ensure a full handover of roles take place. We have an induction check list which we take any new board members through.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
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