Job Title: Treasurer
Location: London
Reference: LASTreasurer
Contact Name: Lucilla Graham
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 14, 2020 11:34

Job Description

Link Age Southwark seeks a Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees 

Link Age Southwark is a vibrant local charity providing friendly volunteer support to over 650 isolated, older people in Southwark. Our work is supported by over 450 volunteers and a team of 12 staff. Link Age Southwark has been providing services to older people for over 25 years, reducing loneliness and social isolation.  

The Treasurer plays a vital role in the continued long-term success of the charity which has seen a significant increase in the demand for our services. The role requires you to oversee the financial running of the charity in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements. The Treasurer reports to the Board of Trustees at regular intervals about the financial health of the organisation. You will ensure that effective financial measures, controls and procedures are maintained, and are appropriate for the charity. As a trustee, you will play a full strategic role in the running of our organisation. 

Commitment/Time for the role 
As Treasurer you will need to attend and chair four Finance Committee meetings per year which usually take place at the end of the day in East Dulwich, SE London and last for up to two hours; and six Board meetings a year which are in the evening in SE London and last for 2-3 hours. The current Treasurer communicates with the Director and book-keeper in between meetings.   

For a full role description, personal specification and details of how to apply please visit our website –  

If you would like to discuss the role with the Director before applying please either e-mail or call Sophie Wellings on 020 8299 2623 

Please note that this position is not remunerated, however reasonable expenses will be reimbursed. 

Link Age Southwark is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  

Your CV and cover letter outlining your interest in the role should be returned to by 9am on Monday 16th March 2020. 

Interviews will take place after 5.30pm on Monday 30th March 2020. 


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