Trustee with accounting experience

Trustee with accounting experience

At a glance


  • Accountancy
  • Financial management
  • Fundraising strategy


Cricklewood, NW2 6TU
Mainly at home
Travel limit? 20 miles but depends on whether wants to travel - North West London


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-3 hours / week
2 meetings per quarter minimum average 6 hours. Email and telephone contact.


01 Apr 2020

Help us to co design creative lasting solutions for our clients. Resources Committee Trustee with accountancy. To support maintaining our financial, administrative and accounting services.

What will you be doing?

Internal Controls: Ensure accurate and adequate documentation and recording of AP Incomes and expenditures. Support the Finance Manager in making monthly analysis of all departments and projects cost expenditures and produce reports accordingly

Finance Systems: Support the Finance Manager in maintaining AP Financial systems and ensure accuracy and adequacy of postings into Quick Books and such other systems/templates that may be produced from time to time

Cash Management: Ensure accuracy, security and documentation of cash resources of AP. Be the custodian of office cash float and maintain a petty cash system.

Budgeting: Ensure that accounting records are kept in such a way as to support proper and easy monitoring of Budgets. Support Budget Holders in developing and managing their budgets and producing reports that will assist this process.

Financial Modelling: Working with trustees, directors and finance manager to model future budgets and cash flows.

Personal Qualities: Organizing; Planning and Prioritising Work; Written and Oral Expression; Analytical; Information processing and Initiative.

What are we looking for?



  • Minimum of three years work experience in accountancy; Excellent computer skills, particularly Excel & Word (MS Office in general); Experience in managing cash
  • BSC or HND Accounting; Accounting and Auditing experience in a charitable and /or social enterprise organisation; Experience in using a good Quick Books; Knowledge of fund accounting regulations for non-profit organisations

What difference will you make?

  • Ensure viability of Ashford Place
  • Inform Business Plan
  • Ensure Ashford Place can meet it's stated aims

What's in it for the volunteer?

Work with a charity firmly rooted in the local community who are leading the way in helping statutory bodies form future services for the community.

  • Housing and homelessness
  • Local / community
  • Poverty relief
  • Substance misuse
  • Training / employment support
  • The charity provides support services to single homeless people as well as vulnerable people in our local community. Moving away from a single issue agency, the charity is keen to work with its...