Finance Trustee

Job Title: Finance Trustee
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: Nil
Reference: RACFT
Contact Name: Peter Clark
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 26, 2021 09:17

Job Description


  • 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.