Treasurer – Board of Trustees

Treasurer – Board of Trustees

Trustee/Governor
J95742
At a glance

Skills

  • Accountancy / Auditing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial management

Where

Rotherham, S60 1PP
Mainly at home

Time

Mostly outside office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month

Deadline

31 Aug 2024

Do you want to make a difference to adults, young people and children affected by Domestic Abuse and Child Sexual Exploitation? Why not consider becoming a voluntary Rotherham Rise Treasurer?

What will you be doing?

Rotherham Rise is a registered charity that provides advice and support for adults and children who have experienced Domestic Violence and Abuse through the provision of refuge accommodation and community support services. We also provide support and access to counselling for people affected by Child Sexual Exploitation.

We are looking for a Treasurer (Board of Trustees); this is an unpaid, voluntary position. The treasurer is pivotal to our Board of Trustees in ensuring our organisation is well governed and complies with all financial legislation and good practices relating to charities and charitable income.

Formal board meetings are held in the early evenings every two months, with a separate meeting with the treasurer prior. Additional meetings, training, and events are held throughout the year. All trustees are expected to read papers ahead of meetings.

Applying

We recommend you take the time to review all the documents (Role Description and Trustee Information Pack (.pdf). to further your understanding of Rotherham Rise and the role. 

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to us via Reach, stating how you meet the criteria for the trustee and Treasurer roles. You will also be required to complete the fit and proper person declaration form. 

Appointments are subject to Fit and Proper Person Checks, and Rotherham Rise receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and references that we consider acceptable.

No closing Date 

What are we looking for?

It is expected that the successful candidate will have significant knowledge and experience of financial accounting and reporting procedures. They should be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in financial management and strategy;
  • Commercial awareness and analytical skills;
  • A sound understanding of the role Governance plays in an organisation;
  • An ability to assess and comment on an organisation’s control environment including risk management, internal controls and related assurance;
  • A good understanding of financial reporting covering Statutory Financial Statements and the selection of appropriate accounting policies and practices;
  • An understanding of the external and internal audit functions;
  • Independent judgement and an ability to challenge in a constructive manner;
  • An ability to communicate and explain financial information to members of a Board and other stakeholders

    It is an Occupational Requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.Rotherham Rise is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and encourages applicants from BAME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

Appointments are subject to Rotherham Rise receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and references that we consider acceptable.

What difference will you make?

The role of Treasurer is so important to us - not only do we need someone to keep us on track financially and keep us viable, but even more significantly, we are looking for someone to help us formulate our vision for the future.

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. 

Causes
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    We provide a range of support services for adults and children who have been affected by Domestic and Sexual Abuse