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Volunteering Opportunity: VO68665

  • Treasurer
    with Circle of Comfort.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:The role of the Treasurer will be to: Liaise with Chairperson and Executive Committee members to ensure the financial viability of the organisation
     •  Make fellow Executive Committee members aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data to them
     •  Regularly report the financial position at Executive Committee meetings (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance, etc)
     •  Undertake the production of an annual budget and propose its adoption at the last meeting of the previous financial year
     •  Undertake bookkeeping duties and ensuring posting and bookkeeping is kept up-to-date
     •  Regularly carry out reconciliations
     •  Arrange payments to creditors as appropriate and arrange appropriate signatures/authorisations on payments
     •  Make the necessary arrangements to collect payments from debtors and bank payments promptly
     •  Attend the organisation's Annual General Meeting and report on the financial position (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance, etc)
     •  Prepare the annual accounts for submission to OSCR and liaise with an independent examiner
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:There is a general introduction on what the charity does and how it operates.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Expenses paid by BACS at 40p per mile.

    Experience required:Knowledge and experience of current and fundraising financial practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations. Knowledge of bookkeeping and financial management. Good financial analysis skills. Ability to communicate clearly.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Interview; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe Executive Committee meet in Dunfermline. Check out the website

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.