19 days ago
Aerobility is a registered charity founded in 1993 offering disabled people, without exception, the opportunity to fly an aeroplane. For some, just that amazing first flight is enough to change their outlook on disability forever.
Aerobility provides 'experience of a lifetime' trial flying lessons for as many terminally ill and disabled people as possible every year, also subsidised flying days for other disability charities and at-cost instruction and qualification flight training to disabled people.
We have a Board of 10 Trustees and are looking for an enthusiastic person with appropriate skills to join us in the key role of Hon. Treasurer. Our Trustees normally serve a term of 3 years and can be relected for a further term of 3 years if mutually agreeable.
Meetings are held quarterly - currently virtual rather than in person.
1.To maintain an overview of the affairs of the Charity, ensuring its financial viability and that proper financial records and procedures are maintained.
2.To act as an advisor to the Chief Executive & Business Administration Manager in relation to financial matters including review of the annual budget.
3.To receive and examine monthly management accounts and provide comment to trustees as appropriate.
4.To report to Board meetings regarding the financial health of the Charity and its performance against budget
5.To report to the AGM regarding the financial performance of the Charity in the previous financial year and summarise prospects for the year ahead.
6. To liaise with the Independent Examiner & Business Administration Manager on the preparation and completion of the Annual Accounts for Companies House and Charity Commission
7.To fulfill all the other duties required of a trustee .
Duties and Tasks to fulfill the key responsibilities
1.To oversee, approve and present all budgets, accounts, and financial statements drafted with the Chief Executive & Business Administration Manager for the Trustees
2.To be satisfied that the financial resources of the Charity meet present and future needs.
3.To ensure that the Charity has an appropriate reserves policy and operates within it.
4.To present financial reports to the Board
5.To ensure that the appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place.
6.To advise on the financial implications of the Charity’s strategic direction.
7.To ensure the organisation’s compliance with legislation.
8.To ensure that equipment and assets are adequately maintained and insured.
9. To ensure that accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by funders and the relevant statutory bodies ,e.g. the Charity Commission.
10.To ensure that external scrutiny of accounts takes place in a timely manner and that a clean audit report is obtained.
11.To report to the AGM on the financial position of the Charity and its future prospects.
12.To fulfill all the other duties required of a trustee of the Charity
For more information about Aerobility please see our website: www.aerobility.com. If you are interested in this role please send your CV and a covering letter telling us why you are interested in joining us, to the email below.
Closing date: 15 October 2020