Could you be our new volunteer treasurer?

Little Village Southwark is looking for a volunteer treasurer to help monitor our finances and to report to the Board of Trustees on a quarterly basis.  The treasurer will be involved in budgeting and strategic financial planning, financial and management reporting, risk assessment and risk management.

Hours:  10 hours per month on a voluntary basis
Location:  The majority of hours can be completed online remotely.  However, you will be required to attend team meetings on a monthly basis and feedback to the Board of Trustees on a quarterly basis.
Process:  Please email your CV together with a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the role and what you can bring to it to southwark@littlevillagehq.org

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the financial affairs of Little Village Southwark to ensure that they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practices.
  • Maintain proper records and ensure that effective financial procedures are in place.
  • Monitor and prepare monthly reports on Little Village Southwark’s financial position for the Advisory Committee and present to the Little Village HQ Board of Trustees on a quarterly basis.
  • Liaise with relevant volunteers to ensure the financial viability of Little Village Southwark.
  • Working with the Site Director to produce the annual budget and present it to the Little Village HQ Board of Trustees.
  • Bookkeeping, managing the petty cash position, arranging payments to creditors with appropriate sign offs.
  • Attend Little Village Southwark core team meetings.
  • Represent Little Village and be one of the faces of Little Village Southwark in the community.

Skills, qualifications & experience

  • Ideally a qualified accountant with experience of charity fundraising and financing practices.
  • Experience of bookkeeping and financial management.
  • Knowledge and experience of using Xero is desirable but not essential.
  • The ability to communicate and explain financial information, keeping in mind that not everyone will have financial/accounting experience.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities.
  • Good knowledge of local area and a strong personal commitment to the values of Little Village.

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