Trustee Treasurer

Possability People

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Trustees are vital in giving direction to what we do and as a user-led organisation and 75% of our trustees have lived experience of disability. Do you have experience in the finance or accounting sector? Could you use your skills and knowledge to become a vital part of our trustee board? This is a new role and we're actively seeking a Treasurer to provide financial insight and guidance, interpreting and sharing information with the rest of the board. 

All of our trustees work closely with the Chief Officer. The treasurer would also work closely with the Finance Officer, feeding back information to the rest of the trustee board and advising on strategic direction. 

Skills

Essential skills of the Treasurer

• Qualified accountant (or significant financial experience) supported by demonstrable commercial awareness and knowledge

• Proven ability to analyse, communicate and explain financial information and consequences to members of the Board and other stakeholders

• A Team orientated approach to problem solving and to management

• Excellent analytical and evaluative skills, demonstrating both sound judgement and the willingness to make unpopular recommendations to the Board

• Committed to Possability People cause and objectives.

Desirable skills of the Treasurer

• Experience of charity finance, fundraising and pension schemes

• In addition to Finance and Accounting skills, experience in one or more areas of non-executive governance and management e.g. strategic planning, business management, human resources, experience of Trusts or other grant giving bodies particularly fund raising and legal knowledge

• Willingness to act as an ambassador.

Benefits

1 - The opportunity to give a voice to disabled people and help the charity improve lives

2 - The opportunity to work with a diverse group of people

3 - The opportunity to get involved in other aspects of the charity.

Practical Considerations

  • Trustees meet quarterly, with sub-committees meeting more often. 
  • Volunteer expenses for travel, etc. are paid.
  • This role can be worked flexibly. 
  • All of our offices are fully accessible and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed to make volunteering work for you.

When do I need to be available?

Details Trustee meetings are on a Wednesday evening. The rest of this role can be worked flexibly.
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

Montague House
Montague Place
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 1JE

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  • Details
  • Disabled Access
    Fully accessible, accessible toilet, supportive staff with awareness of different health conditions
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
    Travel expenses paid
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
    Full induction given
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training