Branch Treasurer - Scunthorpe

Organisation: Parkinson's UK

Location Scunthorpe, North Yorkshire, DN16 2JT
Where the role is based Mainly at home, or mainly at the office.
Travel limit 50
Application deadline 21 Jul 2017
Opportunity type Ongoing role
Reference number J54602

Opportunity description

The Parkinon's UK Scunthorpe branch is looking for a volunteer Treasurer to manage its finances, provide guidance and provide financial administration.

The role

You will:

  • accurately record financial activity, keeping the branch and UK office informed of the branch's financial position
  • provide guidance on financial policies, internal control and the appropriate use of funds
  • provide regular reports to the committee on the financial status of the branch, including final accounts at the annual general meeting

Required skills

  • Accountancy
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial management

Person description

In order to fulfil this role, you will:

  • have previous financial or accounting experience, as well as a willingness to learn so you can hit the ground running
  • be a good communicator, as you will be working with a wide range of different people
  • be collaborative and team focused, as you will need to discuss the branch's finances with the committee and Parkinson's UK

What impact the opportunity will have

The branch treasurer will play a key impact to ensure the funds raised allow the branch to do activities and meet its charitable goals. 

What’s in it for the volunteer?

You will:

  • gain valuable financial, administrative and people skills
  • gain experience working in a financial capacity, especially in relation to bookkeeping
  • forge new friendships and meet new people, both in the branch and in the local community 

Time commitment

Either in or out of office hours

Approx. 2-3 hours per week

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