FINANCE VOLUNTEER @ Charity Providing Education in African Refugee Camps

Job Title: FINANCE VOLUNTEER @ Charity Providing Education in African Refugee Camps
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Voluntary Treasurer Position
Reference: 394
Contact Name: David Busby
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 19, 2019 09:54

Job Description

Accounting for International Development (AfID) offers volunteer assignments for accountants and auditors across the UK, Africa, Asia & South America including Trustee/Treasurer roles and financial capacity building placements from 2 to 12 weeks.


Our partner supports the post-secondary education of refugees and displaced persons in Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan & Uganda. They are seeking a replacement for their retiring Treasurer and Secretary.

The charity is UK-based and ultimately serves as the endowment fund to a few East African subsidiaries that provide education and schooling in some of Africa’s largest refugee camps. The charity needs support from ideally one person who could provide Treasurer and financial administrative support to the Trustees.

Key responsibilities:

  • Keeping financial records
  • Investment tracking
  • Receipts and Payments
  • Management Accounts
  • Annual Report and Accounts
  • Attendance at Trustee Meetings
  • Drafting letters
  • Compliance issues
  • Setting up necessarrily formalities

Person specification:

  • Management accounts/Charities SORP experience
  • Experience liaising with auditors
  • Ideally experience of grant-making to international charitable organisations and investment management liaison

Time commitment:

  • 1 day per month (plus triannual meetings)