Treasurer @ Charity Supporting Londoners in Crisis

Employer
Accounting for International Development
Location
London / Remote
Salary
Pro bono
Closing date
14 Oct 2021
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Job Details

Our partner provides a lifeline to people in crisis in North West London, including families living in extreme poverty and people who are vulnerable, homeless or socially isolated.

They provide people with the food and support they need to survive, empower them to learn new skills and improve their wellbeing, and help them to find work and become financially stable.

They are seeking a Treasurer that will work closely with the Chair, Board of Trustees and the Director to maintain an overview of the charity’s financial affairs, and ensure that proper fiscal records, policies and procedures are maintained. The Treasurer’s experience and expertise in financial management will contribute significantly to the work of the Board of Trustees, particularly in relation to financial planning and maintaining the financial security and sustainability of the charity.

There are four Board meetings a year and approximately four interim meetings a year, held both in north west London and online, and Trustees are expected to spend approximately 8-10 hours each month on Board activities and meetings.

Please note that this is a voluntary position and therefore unremunerated.

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For more Trustee/Treasurer opportunities, please visit the AfID website.

Company

Accounting for International Development (AfID) offers every type of accountant, from anywhere in the world the opportunity to use their skills to support a broad range of non-profit organisations globally. Volunteer assignments of between 2 weeks and 12 months, &/or longer permanent placements, form part of our ongoing strategy to build the financial management capacity of charities in over 50 countries. 

AfID have now arranged assignments for over 1000 accountants from over 50 countries, providing over 250,000 hours of one to one support to more than 500 non-profit partners.

Our partners, which are a blend of international charities and grassroot NGOs, such as street child centres, hospitals, micro-finance institutions, conservation projects, women’s empowerment programmes and schools, are all doing amazing work to tackle extreme poverty and inequality but due to limited resources are unable to access vital financial management training.

The main focus of all AfID assignments is to develop the skills, confidence and potential of local people, enabling organisations to ultimately have the financial management capacity they need to deliver more sustainable programmes to their many beneficiaries, whilst maintaining good relations with their donors. Volunteers could be budgeting with a street child centre in Kampala (Uganda), coaching a hospital bookkeeper in Kigali (Rwanda) or financial reporting for a primary school in Kathmandu (Nepal).

Find Us
Telephone
07590413928
Location
55 North Cross Road
East Dulwich
London
Greater London
SE22 9ET
United Kingdom

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