Job Title: Treasurer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater London
Salary: 0
Reference: SOS Treasurer
Contact Name: Karen King
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2020 14:17

Job Description

 Description for Ham and Petersham SOS Treasurer





  • Oversee the financial affairs of Ham and Petersham SOS (HAPSOS) and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.
  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures are in place.
  • Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation.
  • Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.




  • Liaise with relevant staff and Trustees to ensure the financial viability of the organisation.
  • Make fellow Trustees aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data to them.
  • Regularly report the financial position at committee meetings (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance etc).
  • Oversee the production of an annual budget and propose its adoption at the last meeting of the previous financial year.
  • At year end write the Financial Report, produce the Statement of Financial Activities and Balance Sheet for approval by the Trustees and then submit (with all supporting documentation) for Examination.
  • Lead on appointing and liaising with auditors/an independent examiner.
  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures and controls are in place, ie:
    • Cheque signatories
    • Liase with the appointed Payroll Company where necessary regarding: Salary payments, Pensions, PAYE and NI payments
  • Appraising the financial viability of plans and proposals.
  • Reconcile bank statements each month.
  • Oversee payments to creditors as appropriate and arrange appropriate signatures on payments.




  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and financial management.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate clearly