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Role

Treasurer Voluntary

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Arts & Culture

  • Role ref:

    IBSL

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    24-08-2020

  • Client:

    Ina Boyle Society

Ina Boyle Society seeks  a Voluntary Treasurer

About us 

 Ina Boyle Society Ltd is a new not-for-profit Anglo Irish cultural organisation registered in the UK, formerly the Ina Boyle Development Committee (See www.inaboyle.org).  Our mission is to promote the music of forgotten Irish composer Ina Boyle(1889-1967) and other similarly neglected Irish composers, particularly women, whose music deserves to be heard more widely.  Ina Boyle, as a result of our work, is  becoming recognised as one of the most important  and prolific Irish composers of the early  20th Century.  

About the role

We seek an enthusiastic person who will develop and put in place the necessary financial systems and practices required to take us forward.  The Treasurer will fulfil a key role for our newly set up organisaton.  They will work closely with the two Directors assisting in monitoring accounts and budgets so as to ensure the financial  wellbeing of the Ina Boyle Society.

Main responsibilities

  • Set up appropriate systems to ensure compliance with accounting and best practice, policies, regulations and effective financial procedures.
  • Review and provide advice on  financial reports/returns accounts and audits to the Directors
  • Work with the Directors to provide firm governance and strategic financial direction.
  • Provide guidance on financial matters
  • Advise on the financial implications of any new initiatives.

Experience

  • A qualified accountant or demonstrable financial experience
  • An interest in music and experience of the not-for-profit sector  desirable but not essential.
  • Ability to communicate and explain financial information in the simplest terms.
  • Demonstrate sound financial judgement

How you will make a difference

The Treasurer will play a key role in establishing the necessary financial systems and strategic development that ensures Ina Boyle Society is fit for purpose to meet the growing demand for Ina Boyle's music. Examples of projects: First CD devoted to her orchestral music  (BBC Concert Orchestra)  released in 2018, the first recorded recital of Songs  to take place at  the Wigmore Hall October 2020.  accompanying Song Book and CD will  be launched in Dublin 2021.

Benefts for you 

You will work closely with the Directors and play a key role  at an exciting time of transition for the Ina Boyle Society.  This includes involvement in developing  Anglo Irish  and international music  partnerships  and opportunities  for the music of Ina Boyle  and other neglected Irish composers, particularly women.

Time Commitment

This is expected to be a  maximum of  half a day a week.  We do not have an .  office as we are  volunteers. Communication with the two Directors would be through meetings, telephone and email.

How to apply 

Please send  us your CV with covering letter  by email ,  We  look forward very much to hearing from you.  

Katie Rowan

Director