Honorary Treasurer

Honorary Treasurer

Ongoing role
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At a glance

Skills

  • Accountancy / Auditing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial management
  • General / operations management
  • Office and Administration Management

Where

Edgware, HA8 0BE
Remote opportunity

Time

Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week

At RfPUK, we are dedicated to creating a world where diverse religious communities collaborate for a common purpose – peace. Join us in making a difference and contribute your financial skills to foster unity.

 

What will you be doing?

Location: Remote (Zoom and occasional face-to-face meetings)

Job Type: Volunteer, Finance/Governance

Sectors: Religion, Multi-faith, Education, Peace

Salary: Unpaid, expenses covered

Treasurer is a volunteer role with potential Board of Trustees membership. RfPUK has a part-time Finance Officer and engages an accounting firm and Independent Examiner. The Treasurer ensures financial governance, strategic planning, and risk management.

Treasurer's Role:

Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate on financial planning, reporting, and monitoring with the Chair and Finance Officer.
  • Advise on organizational strategic planning.
  • Ensure resource alignment with strategy and advise on financial implications.

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Provide regular budgetary and financial information to the board.
  • Identify and communicate financial risks.
  • Scrutinize proposed budgets, forecasts, and reports.
  • Ensure financial resources meet current and future needs.
  • Oversee external auditors and contribute to annual audit.
  • Mentor and support the Finance Officer.

Governance Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the board fulfills financial governance duties.
  • Advise on financial implications and operational risks.
  • Keep the board informed on financial duties.

Specific Tasks:

  • Oversee daily bookkeeping and payment setup by the Finance Officer.
  • Advise on the investment portfolio managed by a financial management company.
  • Regularly review and monitor the reserves policy.
  • Contribute to the preparation of Annual Returns for the Charity Commission.

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate:

  • Ideally an experienced Accountant with a recognised professional qualification, or qualified by experience.
  • Knowledge of financial regulations governing charities and companies.
  • Able to commit sufficient time to the role and work of the organisation.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to think strategically and forward plan.
  • Commitment to the cause of peace and the work of RfPUK.
  • Ability to digest, present and critically evaluate a range of information, including written reports, statistics and verbal communications.
  • Ability to act as an ambassador for the RfPUK.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

What difference will you make?

As RfPUK's Treasurer, your impact is pivotal for our financial health and sustained growth in promoting peace. Your expertise will shape resource allocation, strategic planning, and risk management, ensuring our ability to adapt, thrive, and amplify our impact in religion, multi-faith, education, and peace sectors. Your commitment directly contributes to our mission, making a lasting difference in building a more peaceful world.

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

Causes
  • Environment
  • Faith and ethics
  • Women
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

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