Deputy Treasurer

Job Title: Deputy Treasurer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Voluntary role
Reference: DT012020
Contact Name: Ruth Marks
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 23, 2020 12:17

Job Description

Can you help us make a real difference in Wales?

Charities make a difference.

Voluntary groups make a difference.

Volunteers make a difference.

We can make a bigger difference working together.

Would you relish the opportunity to give something back to the community, to make a difference to people's lives?  If yes, then we would love to hear from you.

Volunteering is an amazing experience and provides the opportunity for you to develop new skills, build on your existing experience & knowledge, network building and being at the centre of supporting Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) to help deliver our charitable aims.

We are currently looking for someone to join us as Deputy Treasurer to:

  • ensure our financial affairs are conducted within legal requirements, accounting conventions and good practice
  • work in partnership with the Treasurer, Director of Finance and Chief Executive to ensure the financial viability and development of the charity

We are specifically looking for an individual with a finance background who will take on the role with the ability and willingness to devote the necessary time and effort.

Who will be suited to this role?

​Ideally our Deputy Treasurer will have:

  • a finance qualification and/or experience
  • some experience or knowledge of charity finance
  • skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences
  • a willingness to devote the necessary time and effort

Status of the role

The Deputy Treasurer is a voluntary role and is not a member of WCVA's Board of Trustees.  

Time commitment

The Deputy Treasurer will be expected to attend the following meetings:

  • Finance Committe meets 4 times a year (1.5 - 2 hrs per meeting)
  • Board of Trustees meets 4 times a year (2 hrs per meeting) 

About WCVA

WCVA is the national membership body for voluntary organisations in Wales.  We support charities, voluntary and community groups, social enterprises and volunteering, also known as the voluntary or not-for-profit sector.  Our vision is a future where the voluntary sector and volunteering thrive across Wales, improving wellbeing for all.

How to apply

If you want to make a difference and are interested in this voluntary opportunity we'd love to hear from you.

Please contact Ruth Marks, Chief Executive on in the first instance to arrange an informal chat.  The closing date is 30 November 2020.

We really look forward to hearing from you.



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