Volunteer treasurer

Children and young people | Children | Families | Youth | People and communities | Refugees

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Location: Salusbury World, Salusbury Primary School, Salusbury Road, London, NW6 6RG (see map)

Travel: Kilburn Park station. Brooksville Avenue bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • Oversee the financial good health of the charity, ensuring it is maintained and make recommendations to ensure its strength in the future.
  • Prepare regular cash flow forecasts, budgets and financial statements and share with the director and board of trustees as appropriate.
  • Advise on the financial implications of strategic plans of the organisation.
  • Liaise with the current financial manager to ensure all financial inputting into the accounting system is accurate and up to date.
  • Ensure that appropriate accounting policies, procedures and control are in place and that the charity is compliant with financial legislation.
  • Oversee the timely submission of the necessary documentation to the accountants for the preparation of the statutory accounts and liaise with the organisation’s external auditors. If necessary, be the point of contact for the HMRC.
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What impact will this have?

  • You will be helping a small charity that punches above its weight, to empower asylum seekers, refugee and migrant children and their families.
  • With your help, we will be able to expand our services and support more families to live full lives and realise their potential in London.
  • You can help us make our work more effective, and reach more families.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • You will need to attend monthly board meetings, held in the evenings.

What else do I need to know?

  • To be our Treasurer you will need the ability to communicate financial information in clear language to members of the Board and other stakeholders.


  • You will also need to quickly build an understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship, and you must have a positive mind-set with a shared passion and commitment to help us in our cause.
  • As a trustee you will be expected to have input into the overall strategic direction of the charity, and take part in social and fundraising events when possible.

Expenses

  • We pay reasonable travel expenses.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Governance
  • Professional
  • Finance and accountancy
What skills can I gain?
  • Leadership
  • Governance
  • Professional
  • Finance and accountancy

Location

Salusbury World, Salusbury Primary School, Salusbury Road, London, NW6 6RG

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