Treasurer (voluntary)

Job Title: Treasurer (voluntary)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Nil - (expenses)
Reference: Treasurer
Contact Name: Katie Rowan
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 24, 2020 13:55

Job Description

Voluntary Treasurer for Ina Boyle Society Ltd.

About us

The Ina Boyle Society Ltd is a new not for profit Angl Irish cultural organisation registered in the UK,( formerly the Ina Boyle Development Committee) see  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  is now receiving recognition  as one of the most important and prolific  Irish women composers of the early 20th Century.  Her huge body of compositions , largely unperformed, is preserved in the Library of Trinity College Dublin awaiting rediscovery.  A pupil of composer Vaughan Williams she  would travel regularly  to London for lessons with him from her Co. Wicklow home.  However despite early success (including performances at the Proms conducted by Sir Henry Wood in 1923) this was not followe through due to her isolation from London musical life.  Performances dwindled as a result and she became largely forgotten.


About the role/what we are looking for 

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

Main responsibilities

  • Set up appropriate systems to ensure financial compliance with accounting and best practice, policies, regulations and effective financial procedures.
  • Review and provide advice on the  necessary 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.. 


  • Qualified accountant or demonstrabe financia experience
  • An interest in music and experience of the not for profit sector desirable but not essential
  • Abilit to communicate and explain finanacial information in the simplest form
  • Ability to demonstrate sound financial judgement

What difference will you make?

  • The Treasurer will play a key role in establishing the necessary financial systems  and  strategic development that ensure Ina Boyle Society Ltd is fit for purpose to meet the growing demand for Ina Boyle's music internationally.  For examples of our projects see (

What is in it for you ?

You will work closey with the Directors and play a key role at an exciting time of transition for the Ina Boyle Society .  You will be involved in developing  Anglo Irish international partnerships and opportunities for Ina Boyle's music  and other neglected Irish composers, particularly women whose music deserves to be heard more widely. 

Time commitment

This is flexible and  is expected to be not more than the equivalent of 1/2 day per week.  We do not have an office.  Comunication with the two Directors  would be a monthly, by meeting, telephone or email.

How to  apply

Please send your CV with a covering letter to Katie Rowan 

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.


Katie Rowan

Director   Ina Boyle Socety



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