Job Title: Treasurer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: 0 - 0
Reference: Treasurer
Contact Name: Paul Moser
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2018 13:42

Job Description

Trustee Role: Treasurer

About Hertsmere Mencap

We are a local Mencap with a membership of approximately 200 people with a learning disability who live in Hertsmere (Borehamwood, Bushey, Elstree, Radlett, Potters Bar), their families and carers. We run a children’s holiday playscheme which is partly funded by the LA, all other services being funded through voluntary fundraising and grants. 

We run daily member activities, a weekly social club, a drop-in and a minibus. We have two part-time (20 hours/week) staff and are assisted by several volunteers. A part-time coordinator runs the playscheme together with sessional workers for six-weeks Easter and summer holidays.

We are seeking a Treasurer to join the board of Trustees, working in a voluntary capacity.


Role:The Treasurer’s role is to

·     Maintain an overview of the organisation's financial affairs and its financial viability 

  • Ensure proper financial records and procedures are kept
  • Maintain the books and bank accounts
  • Prepare quarterly and annual accounts 
  • Support preparation of one and three year budgets
  • Deal with expense claims, salaries (via a bureau) and revenue
  • Actively contribute to the Trustee Board in setting overall policy and direction
  • Should require 2-3 hours work per week. 

Location: the applicant will ideally live in or near Hertsmere (population approx. 100,000, in South West Hertfordshire).