We are seeking an Honorary Treasurer for our Board of Trustees. The Hon. Treasurer is responsible for the financial affairs of the charity, working closely with the Foundation’s Board and Manager to safeguard the organisation’s finances. This includes:

- General financial oversight;
- Financial planning and budgeting;
- Financial reporting to statutory bodies, the Board of Trustees and operational managers of the Charity;
- Banking, book keeping and record keeping;
- Control and safeguarding of fixed assets and stock;
- Control of the Foundation’s investments;
- Provision of Financial advice to the Board of Trustees.

It is the Hon. Treasurer’s role to ensure that these responsibilities are met, although the work may be delegated to a finance sub-committee and/or paid staff (Foundation Manager and Bookkeeper) and volunteers. The Hon. Treasurer will then exercise a supervisory role on the delegated work.

Time commitments include a quarterly Board of Trustees meeting (2-3 hours), a quarterly Finance sub-committee meeting (1 hour) and providing ad-hoc advice to the Foundation Manager, Bookkeeper and Board of Trustees.

Our current Hon. Treasurer will be standing down during 2022 to enable a sufficient handover in the role.

View the summary of the role responsibilities on our website here: https://parksfoundation.org.uk/careers/ , a more detailed role description is available on request.

For an informal conversation about the role and more information please contact Cathi Farrer, Foundation Manager, on 01202 123450 or [email protected]