Finance Contact - Spalding Support Group

Finance Contact - Spalding Support Group

Ongoing role
J97500
At a glance

Skills

  • Accountancy / Auditing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial management

Where

Pinchbeck, PE11 3RB
Mainly at home
Travel limit? 10 miles

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week
The group meets monthly, but the role is flexible and can be fitted in around your other commitments.

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Local groups are run by volunteers and offer friendship and support to people living with Parkinson's, their families and carers. The Support Group Finance Contact leads and guides the finances within the group.

What will you be doing?

  • although some of the role can be done remotely, we are looking to recruit a volunteer who lives in the Spalding area.
  • provide accounting support to the group and record financial activity, keeping the group and UK office informed of the group's financial position
  • advise the group on financial policies, internal control and the appropriate use of funds
  • send completed financial returns to UK office within the specified timescales
  • ensure volunteer expenses are paid in line with the Volunteer Expenses Policy
  • be a signatory on accounts, and open and maintain bank accounts in the charity's name

What are we looking for?

  • have previous financial or accounting experience, as well as a willingness to learn
  • are effective communicators, as you will be working with a wide range of different people
  • are collaborative and team focused, as you will need to discuss the group's finances with the group and Parkinson's UK
  • are motivated and reliable, with strong financial, IT and organisational skills in order to help the group operate

What difference will you make?

  • support your local community and make a difference to the lives of people affected by Parkinson's
  • help us to get Parkinson's understood and to raise awareness about the condition

Before you apply

Causes
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    As the UK's Parkinson's support and research charity we provide expert information on Parkinson's, fund groundbreaking Parkinson's research, offer friendship and support, campaign, change...