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  • Contact:

    David Kingsmill

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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  • Client:

    Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

The Charity


Formed in 1981, GHCT (www, has endowment funds of some £2,000,000 is financially stable and offers grants of some £150,000 a year  for renovation and improvement works to churches in Gloucestershire and North Bristol.   The Trust is almost entirely volunteer run and is renowned locally for its personal, friendly, and simple grant application process and for its lack of bureaucracy. 


The Role


GHCT is seeking to recruit a Senior Financial Trustee and Council Member . The Trustee to shadow the current Treasurer and to take responsibility for the following activities 


(i)Manage the Endowment Funds

(ii)Report to Council..4 meetings a year and to the “Exec level“ Finance &General Meeting  up to 10 meetings a year

(iii)Prepare the Annual Accounts …up to 2 days’ work in February / March

(iv)Handle the day to day cash management ..including payment of suppliers ( some 20 payments a year ) and grant beneficiaries ( some 30 payments a year). The annual Ride & Stride Fund raising does require additional payment work in October / November each year ( some 60 payments)

(v)An hour or so Email / Telephone traffic most weeks