Organisation: Bedhampton Social Hall Association
|Location||Bedhampton, Hampshire, PO9 3ES|
|Where the role is based||Mainly at the office|
|Travel limit||there is no travel limit|
BSHA is a voluntary organisation and registered charity operating a small community association in Bedhampton. We are looking for a volunteer to join us as Treasurer.
- To ensure that the Bedhampton Social Hall Association complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.
- To ensure that the organisation pursues its objects as defined in its Constitution.
- To ensure the Association applies its resources explicitly in pursuance of its objects.
- To contribute actively to the Executive committee (trustees) and General committee roles in giving firm strategic direction to the Association, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance.
- To safeguard the good name and values of the Bedhampton Social Hall Association.
- To ensure the effective and efficient administration of the Association.
- To ensure the financial stability of the Association.
- To protect and manage the property of the charity and to ensure the proper investment of the charity’s funds.
- Overseeing, approving and presenting budgets, accounts and financial statements to committees and the Annual General Meeting.
- Ensuring that the Association has an appropriate reserves policy
- Liaising with paid staff and volunteers about financial matters
- Ensuring the Associations compliance with legislation
- Ensuring that equipment and assets are properly maintained and insured
- Ensuring that the accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by funders and statutory bodies (eg The Charity Commission)
- Ensuring that the accounts are scrutinised in the manner required (independent examination or audit) and any recommendations are implemented
- Keeping the trustees informed about financial duties and responsibilities
- Contributing to the fund raising strategy of the Association
- Sitting on appraisal, recruitment and disciplinary panels as required Liaison with the Secretary/Volunteer
- Support Manager regarding the collection of membership subscriptions and affiliation fees
- Accountancy (part qualified)
- Financial management
- Fundraising events
- Fundraising strategy
- Financial qualifications and experience
- Some experience of charity finance, fundraising and pension schemes
- The skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences
- Preparedness to make unpopular recommendations to the committees
- Willingness to be available to staff for advice and enquiries on an ad hoc basis
You will also have:
- Commitment to the organisation Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort
- Strategic vision
- Good, independent judgement Ability to think creatively
- Willingness to speak their mind
- Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
- Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
- Computer literate
You will be familiar with Nolan's seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership
What impact the opportunity will have
Our Association needs a treaurer to help maintain our funds and steer us into the future.
What’s in it for the volunteer?
The opportunity to be part of an organisation that makes a real positive difference to members of the local community. There is a real feel good factor about our organisation. You will also be able to contribute towards our strategic development.
Mostly during office hours
11 meetings a year (General and Executive Committee) Each meeting should last no longer than 2 hours and start at 4:30 on a Thursday.