Sea Watch Foundation Board Opportunity - Treasurer Trustee

Location
Home working
Salary
Voluntary role
Posted
18 Jan 2018
Closes
28 Feb 2018
Ref
Treasurer Trustee
Availability
Evenings
Frequency
Quarterly
Organisation
Charity

This a voluntary role and the Treasurer, who will also be a trustee, will oversee the financial matters of the charity in line with legal requirements, good practice and in accordance with the Charity’s governing document and report to the board of trustees, periodically, about the financial health of the organisation. The Treasurer will ensure that effective financial measures, controls and procedures are maintained and that they are appropriate for the charity.

Specifically, the treasurer will take the lead at board level on:

  • making sure the charity keeps proper accounts
  • reviewing the charity’s financial performance
  • drawing up or reviewing policies for finance and investment
  • ensuring that the charity has robust and effective financial controls in place
  • liaising with the charity’s independent accountant

The majority of the work of the Board of Trustees is done in a virtual sense, through use of telephone and e-mail. The Board of Trustees meet 3 times a year, once in April/May at New Quay, Wales and twice at locations in the UK agreed by the trustees, typically Oxford.

For further information about the position please contact:

David Ord

Trustee - Sea Watch Foundation

e-mail: david.ord@btinternet.com

Tel: 01437 891465 / 0778 608 4221