July 4, 2019
Opportunity Type
Posted By
Chester VA
Trusteeship & Committee Work
Suitable for under 18s


Motherwell is a charity supporting women and girls to make positive choices for the health and well being, by way of, counselling, support and drop in clinics.

Location of position: Crewe/Winsford

To act as a trustee for the Motherwell Cheshire CIO. As treasurer, oversee the accurate and reliable management of the finance function within the Charity. Help
steer the Charity as it continues to grow.

Time commitment
Long-term. Attendance at quarterly meetings and regular contact with the team. Days worked - Weekday Evenings

Skills and Qualifications Required:
● Has the ability to act as a Trustee
● Preferably, holds an accounting qualification - Chartered, Management, Certified, Public
● Alternatively, as a minimum, must have experience and knowledge of bookkeeping, and financial management
● Understanding of Accounting and Reporting by Charities - Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP 2005)
● Good financial analysis skills
● Ability to communicate clearly

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

Act as a trustee for the Motherwell Cheshire CIO.
Oversee the financial policies and procedures of the organisation.
Ensure proper records are kept and effective financial procedures are in place.
Monitor and report on finances, including budgets, reserves and restricted funds.
Oversee the production of financial reports, returns, accounts and audits.
Regularly review the long term strategy for the achievement of its objectives including plans for future development and sustainability.
Act within Charity Commission Guidance for trustees

Training and Support
Induction to organisation.
Trustee courses available via CVS
Charity Commission Guidance

Reimbursement of expenses

Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed:
● mileage costs @ 40p per mile up to a maximum.
● public transport up to a maximum of £25 per return trip

Contact Information
Kate Blakemore

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