Treasurer

 

 

Treasurer of the Executive Committee

About this Role

Manage and monitor the financial activities of the Group and its Sections, District or County/Area/Region and Executive Committee. Act as Treasurer for the relevant Scout Council. Prepare and present financial reports and accounts to the Executive Committee. Leading the Executive Committee in the creation of budgets and financial planning and monitoring of
these. Ensuring that all financial reports, annual statements of account and supporting documents (including receipts, cheque books and bank statements) are maintained accurately and in accordance with legal regulations. Ensuring that the Group, District or County/Area/Region is financially able to function, has appropriate reserves and accounting procedures and controls in place. Prepare the Annual Statement of Accounts for independent examination and approval by the Executive Committee and presenting these at the Annual General Meeting. Administering the process of Independent Examination of the Annual Statement of Accounts in accordance with Policy, Organisation and Rules. Membership and attendance of any finance working groups or sub-Committees set by the Executive Committee where appropriate.

Skills and Qualities

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to think creatively and solve problems
  • Previous experience of financial management or the role of a Charity Treasurer
  • Able to analyse financial information effectively
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to summarise financial information for different audiences
  • Willing to speak one’s mind and listen to the views of others.
  • Able to maintain independent and objective judgement

 

Please contact Chelsea.Johnson@darlington.gov.uk if you are interested in this role.


 

 

Treasurer

About this Role

To oversee the management of MATRIX, a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, to safeguard the organisations finances, to ensure money and property pertaining to the organisation are managed properly and to provide professional advice to Board members.

Main Duties

  • Keep accurate and up-to-date financial records (which should be kept for seven years – minimum).
  • Oversee the production of the End of Year Accounts and arrange for these to be externally examined in line with statutory requirements and the Constitution.
  • Communicate with the bank, including ensuring that bank statements are received and securely stored and that cheque signatory mandates are kept up-to-date
  • Check bank statements and reconcile them with computer accounts and records on a quarterly basis.
  • Ensure clear and accountable systems are in place; that they are working effectively and are adhered to by all staff and volunteers
  • Ensure that bills are paid promptly and all income is quickly banked
  • Produce financial reports for the Board members to update on the financial situation
  • Be able to give an accurate financial outline at any given time
  • Report to the AGM on the end-of-year accounts
  • Prepare the Annual Budget for agreement by the Board
  • Monitor grant applications and fundraising activities and maintain an overview of progress, income and expenditure via the cost centre accounting mechanism
  • Ensure that funds are being spent in accordance with the organisations objects and that it is spent appropriately and accordingly
  • Keep, maintain and update the inventory of all the organisations Assets
  • Appoint the Auditors (as required)

 

Please contact Chelsea.Johnson@darlington.gov.uk if you are interested in this role.