Volunteer Treasurer

Hoole Community Development Trust Published: December 11, 2017
Opportunity Type
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Chester VA
Trusteeship & Committee Work
Suitable for under 18s


We are looking for someone with solid financial or accounting experience at a senior level in a business or within the charity sector.

Reporting to the Trust Chairman, the ideal candidate will have good inter-personal skills, enjoy working as part of a team and a genuine interest in developing community cohesion.
Hoole Community Development Trust (HCDT) is a registered charity based at the Community Centre in Westminster Road, Hoole, Chester.

The purpose of the Trust is to operate the Centre itself; we rent rooms; provide a community cafe and organise community events so that it is financially independent and can play a full part in developing a vibrant community in Hoole.

We are looking for a Treasurer who, as a member of
the board, can help support the Trust through the next phase of the growth and development. We are an equal opportunity organisation and offer a challenging, yet fun and fulfilling opportunity for someone interested in a hands-on involvement in the local community.

Be responsible for day-to-day accounting including bank reconciliations, production of monthly management accounts etc
Present and report upon the accounts at the quarterly Board Meetings
Produce Annual Accounts for submission to Auditors and agree subsequent documents
Be responsible for payroll administration for 6 (currently) employees by liaising with Payroll and Pension Providers
Ensure prompt payment to all Creditors
Produce appropriate Business Plans and associated Budgets
Meet with key stakeholders and grant providers to develop relationships and partnerships as appropriate.
Prepare and monitor grant funding applications as appropriate
Meet with Centre users for specific issues that arise
Maintain close working relationships with all staff and be involved with the day-to-day running of the Centre

Work with the Chairman and Secretary to ensure good governance of the Trust

Total integrity
Sound financial thinking
Interpersonal skills
Strategic thinking
Fund raising capability
Negotiating skills
Commercial experience, particularly around marketing and advertising
Willingness to be hands on and volunteer
Experience of working in a charity or social enterprise

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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