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As Scouts, we believe in empowering young people with skills for life. We encourage our young people to do more, learn more and be more. The Treasurer will be accountable for the finances of Clyde Scouts, providing oversight to the finance team.
What are we looking for?
You will be able to devote around 2-4 days a month to support meetings, events and calls in relation to fulfilling this role. Much of this time may be in the evening or at weekends and can be actioned over zoom or call.
Eligible to hold the role of a charity trustee and no envisaged barriers to obtaining enhanced PVG status
Find out more by downloading the vacancy pack.
Purpose of the role
The Treasurer will be accountable for the finances of Clyde Scouts, providing oversight to the finance team and ensuring that all financial matters are managed in line with regulatory requirements. Treasurer
• Experience of managing finance and accounts at a senior level,
• Excellent organisational skills, supported by strong commercial acumen.
• An accountancy qualification (chartered accountant)
• Experience of managing accounts for a charity would also be an advantage.
• An understanding of the type of work undertaken by the charity and commitment to the values and ethos of Clyde Scouts
• Demonstrable experience of building and sustaining relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues to achieve organisational objectives.
• An interest in Scouting would be beneficial.
• You will be able to devote around 2-4 days a month to support meetings, events and calls in relation to fulfilling this role. Much of this time may be in the evening or at weekends.
• Eligible to hold the role of a charity trustee and no envisaged barriers to obtaining enhanced PVG status
• Act as Treasurer for Clyde Scouts
• Manage and monitor the financial activities of the charity in conjunction with the Accountant, and report to the Regional Executive Committee.
• Provide the Regional Executive Committee with regular reports on the creation of budgets and financial planning, to allow appropriate monitoring of these.
• Oversee the preparation of the Annual Statement of Accounts for independent examination (or audit) and approval by the Regional Executive Committee and present these at the Annual General Meeting.
• Oversee the process of audit, as appropriate, of the Annual Statement of Accounts in accordance with the Scouts ‘Policy, Organisation and Rules’.
• Protect the assets and integrity of the charity, with regard to best practice.
• Maintain good relations with Clyde Scouts staff, and with volunteers.
• Ensure that the charity remains in a financially sustainable position and has appropriate reserves.
• Ensure that the charity has appropriate accounting procedures and controls in place and that the financial procedures are up to date and reviewed as necessary.
• Review the process of any internal controls and oversee the implementation of any recommendations. • Oversee and review the charities financial risk register.
• Oversee the investment policy of the charity and liaise with the Investment managers.
• Oversee the insurance requirements of the charity and recommend review outcomes to the Regional Executive Committee following any tendering process
• Review any business cases for capital expenditure from the Senior Leadership Team and advise the Regional Executive Committee, as appropriate
• Support the Accountant and Chief Operating officer in reviewing the commercial operations of the charity to minimise financial risk and reporting to Regional Executive Committee.
• Fulfil such other duties and assignments as may be required from time to time by the Regional Executive Committee.
• Engage with members at other levels in Scouting.
Reporting lines and relationships:
• The Treasurer is an elected appointment and a charity trustee of Clyde Scouts.
• The Treasurer reports to the Regional Executive Committee.
• The Treasurer will require to work closely with: • Chief Operating Officer • Accountant • Members of the Senior Leadership Team • Other Trustees • Relevant Volunteers
We need a treasurer to keep our accounts up to date and prepare them for independent audit on a yearly basis, maintain petty cash and make any necessary payments. The treasurer will be expected to oversee all aspects of financial management working closely with other members of the management committee to safeguard the projects finances.
In summary, the treasurer is responsible for: General financial oversight; Funding; Financial planning; Financial reporting; Banking and record keeping; Control of fixed assets and stock.
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Finance Volunteer wanted for our group in the Shetland Islands.
This role may vary depending on needs , but is likely to include:
Accurately maintaining income and expenditure records to document and report on group finances using our Online Accounting system
Offering objectivity around the spending of money and ensuring money is spent in a cost effective manner.
Approving income and expenditure with the other group bank account signatories.
Ensuring that our financial requirements and policies relating to group finances are followed.
Supporting the group's shared responsibility for designing and delivering services and activities in line with our principles of quality service delivery so that they are safe, effective and impactful.
Essential: Confident using Microsoft Office, the internet and email / Experience in book-keeping, budgeting and planning income and expenditure / Able to apply disability, equality and inclusion practices / Able to keep people's personal data safe.
Committed to our values / Able to explain financial information to other group members in ways that are easily understood / Stay up to date with external and internal policies and procedures / Willing to develop skills and experience.
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Are you interested in supporting people to be engaged in their local community? Do you have a background or interest in supporting a local organisation with their financial responsibilities? Are you looking for ways to support people get the best out of life? And help them learn, grow and make friends? This volunteer opportunity could be for you!
The Friends Shed is for people aged 18- 35 years old who need one to one support in their daily lives and are looking for an opportunity to meet others for shared activities and experiences.
We meet twice and week in Lanark and Hamilton and share many activities together where we can learn, have fun and get to know one another.
We started in June 2022 after a long time planning what we wanted to see. We were successful in getting funding for 6 months which has allowed us to employ 2 people to run the sessions in conjunction with our Chair who is the inspiration behind the Friends Shed.
We know there is a need for the Friends Shed – we know that people who need a higher level of support have limited opportunities in Clydesdale. We are trying to do something about that!
We operate with a small committee with a Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and a couple of ordinary members. We really need someone who can be our Treasurer. Having similar experience would be helpful – but we are learning together as a committee – so having a genuine interest in supporting people is more important.
We meet every month for around 2 hours and have occasional correspondence in between meetings for any business that cannot wait until the next meeting.
Carers UK is the leading national charity for unpaid carers. We support, advocate for, champion and connect carers across the UK, so that no one has to care alone.
We are seeking to appoint up to three people to join our Board of Trustees, to steer us towards our vision of a world where carers are recognised, valued and supported.
Borders Care Voice, a charity based in Galashiels, is looking for a new Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees to help guide and advise us on financial matters.
We would be keen to hear from someone who would like to become part of our dedicated and passionate team of Trustees and staff. You should have a finance/accounting experience and knowledge of financial systems and reporting.
Overseeing, approving and presenting budgets, accounts, financial statements and financial reports to the Board of Trustees
Ensuring that the financial resources of the organisation meet its present and future needs
Be involved in developing and implementing financial, reserves and investment policies
For more information visit https://borderscarevoice.org.uk/treasurer/
We invite you to join our amazing Board, where you can lend your financial abilities to help guide our charity's strategic direction.
By joining our Board, you will be part of a dynamic and dedicated team that is committed to making a difference. Your financial expertise and interest in women's trauma recovery and mental health wellness will greatly contribute to our mission.
While your financial abilities are of utmost importance, we also highly value individuals who have an interest in women's trauma recovery and mental health wellness. A passion for these areas will further enrich our discussions and decision-making processes, as we work towards creating a positive impact in the lives of those we serve.
1. Board Meetings: As a valued member of our Board, you will be expected to participate in three board meetings per year. These meetings provide a platform for critical discussions and decisions that shape the direction of our charity. Your financial expertise will be crucial in ensuring sound financial management and sustainability.
2. Financial Oversight: With your main focus on financial oversight, you will play a key role in monitoring and evaluating our organization's financial health. Your expertise will help ensure transparency, accountability, and responsible financial practices.
3. Support for Team Members: In addition to your financial responsibilities, you will also be at hand to support our dedicated team members. Your guidance and advice will be invaluable in efficiently handling financial issues, allowing our team to focus on our core mission of supporting women's trauma recovery and mental health wellness.
4. Maintain regular contact with our board as well as our CEO, staying informed about our financial position and identifying potential funding streams.
5. Undertake a key role in communicating financial matters to the board, fostering informed decisions and contributing to the success and sustainability of our services.
The opportunity will involve all aspects of running a credit union , from serving customers, completing forms to accounts or reception work. The opportunity would give an individual good banking experience, customer care not to mention team working skills . There are also good opportunities for training.