Job Title: Treasurer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: 0 - 0
Reference: J68226
Contact Name: Rachel Ord
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 03, 2020 16:36

Job Description

Northmoor Community Association (NCA) is an independent charity run with an emphasis on relieving poverty, promoting health & wellbeing, advancing skills & learning and enhancing the quality of life for the people who engage with us. We have an open door policy; everyone is welcome to use our services.

Northmoor Community Association are looking for a new Treasurer to join our proactive and friendly Board of Trustees.

Your financial expertise will help support and shape the work and strategic direction of our organisation and help us achieve our purpose to improve the lives of the most vulnerable within our community. We are a proactive and supportive team and offer the opportunity to be a valued member of our board and to give something back to the community using your financial skills.

We are a learning organisation, whose main objective is to meet the needs of the community in Longsight. You will join a collaborative and open team and contribute with your skills and experience to keep our high standards of service and commitment to our clients. We have been awarded a PQASSO quality assurance mark, which is a great achievement for a small organisation such as ourselves.

Role description

  • Monitoring the financial standing of the charity
  • Keeping oversight of budget control, cash-flow forecasting and the overarching strategic management of the organisation’s financial resources.
  • Overseeing the charity’s financial risk-management process
  • Reporting financial health to the board of trustees at regular intervals
  • Monitoring policies and ensure they are compliant with financial regulations.

Person Description

  • The Treasurer should have the following background/experience:
  • Qualified accountant/financial knowledge
  • Proven ability to communicate and explain financial information to the Board and other stakeholders
  • Strategic and forward looking vision in relation to the charity?s objects and aims.
  • Good financial management, analytical and evaluation skills
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Willingness to devote time to carry out responsibilities.
  • Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of Trusteeship and adhering to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.


  • Knowledge and experience of charity finance

We are fully committed to increasing the diversity of our board of trustees. Having a more diverse board will help us to understand better the needs of the communities we serve. We would especially welcome applications from people from a variety of ethnic minority backgrounds who are currently under-represented on our board.

Time commitment

The Board meets 6 times a year for 1 1/2 hours in the evening and one AGM. The Treasurer will be expected to join the Business subcommittee.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted via Reach Volunteering in the first instance. Please submit your CV along with a covering letter stating why you wish to join the organisation, the skills and experience you would bring to the board and any other relevant information.

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