If you are interested in applying to be a treasurer, please contact the advice centre which you are interested in becoming Treasurer for.

Role Description

Keyworth Advice Centre, Keyworth Village Hall, Elm Avenue, Keyworth.

Supervising member of staff
Chair of Trustees

Role Title
Volunteer Treasurer

Purpose of Role
The overall role of a treasurer is to maintain an overview of the Advice Centre’s financial affairs, ensuring its viability and ensuring that proper financial records and procedures are maintained.

Responsibilities /role description

General financial oversight:

  • To oversee and present budgets, accounts and financial statements
  • To liaise with designated staff about financial matters
  • To ensure that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place.To ensure compliance with relevant legislation
  • To ensure any recommendations of the auditors are implemented
  • To ensure accounts meet the conditions of contractual agreements with external agencies such as funders and statutory bodies

Financial planning and reporting:

  • To present financial reports to the committee
  • To make a presentation of the accounts at the annual general meeting (AGM)To advise on the organisation’s reserves policy and investment policy
  • To advise on the financial implications of the organisation’s strategic and operational plans
  • To advise on the fundraising strategy of the organisation
  • To ensure that there is no conflict between any investment held and the aims and objects of the charity

Personal qualities and skills required

  • Experience of financial control and budgeting
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience of fundraising Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to be contacted on an ad hoc basis
  • Ability to ensure decisions are taken and followed-up
  • Good time-keeping

Time Commitment Required

The role of Treasurer requires an estimated commitment of: 2-4 hours per month.