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Role

Finance Trustee

  • Location

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Housing and Homelessness

  • Contact:

    Peter Clark

  • Contact email:

    prclark@btinternet.com

  • Role ref:

    RACFT

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    25-09-2021

  • Client:

    Reading Almshouse Charity

Generally:

  • Assist with formulating and delivering the organisation’s strategic aims
  • Be an active member of the Trustee body in exercising its responsibilities and functions and be part of a harmonious and collegial Board
  • Maintain a collaborative and supportive relationship with senior managerial staff
  • Fulfil such other duties as may from time to time be required by the Board
  • Possess a strong interest in, and commitment to, the vision and values of the organisation, and its future development
  • Specifically:
  • Scrutinise monthly invoices, including checking the account numbers of the payee.
  • Authorise monthly online payments as set up by the Treasurer.
  • Access bank accounts and be able to set up payments in the absence of the Clerk
  • Be able to access and understand the accounting system.
  • After the accounting year end (30 September), be involved with meetings with the auditors and the Treasurer to answer queries & agree wording of the accounts.
  • Meet with bankers (Handelsbanken) to go through cash flow forecasts, budgets & annual accounts.
  • Authorise pay increases & bonuses to our payroll provider.
  • Support the Treasurer as and when she asks.

No bookkeeping or accounts preparation is required.