Treasurer

CPRE Hampshire is a busy branch of the national charity the Campaign to Protect Rural England. We are an independent charity and membership organisation that recently celebrated 50 years. We have a rich history with many campaign wins including the creation of the South Downs National Park. As a branch we aspire to be a positive and proactive partner in the development of our county. We play an active role in shaping the future of Hampshire for the benefit of its population and environment, planning for growth while protecting the green spaces that are essential for the health and wellbeing of our communities.

You will be in a position of strategic importance within the branch, directly working with the CEO, Administrator, and Executive Committee to ensure that the branch is financially viable, run in a prudent and effective way and that the best use is made of limited resources. We are looking for someone to actively contribute to the Executive Committee's role in giving strategic financial direction to CPRE Hampshire. Adhering to good governance, safeguarding and protecting the assets of CPRE Hampshire and ensuring proper investment of funds is part of this role. You will make fellow committee members aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data for them. We need someone with good all round financial management experience to support the financial stability of our branch.

Key tasks -
* Oversee the financial affairs of the branch and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practices;
* Ensuring proper records are kept and financial procedures are in place;
* Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation;
* Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.

PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE WILL INCLUDE TRAVEL TO WINCHESTER.

Skills

You will have a strong professional background in finance, with proven leadership skills, a team player, and someone who is willing to collaborate with other volunteers and our small team of staff.

You will be passionate about our countryside, based in Hampshire and able to contribute between 3-4 hours per week, including regular travel to our Winchester office.

* Commitment to the charity
* Strategic vision for the organisation as both a charity and a business
* Strong financial management experience
* Good independent judgement
* Ability to think creatively
* Willingness to speak their mind
* Understanding and accepting the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of trusteeship
* Ability to motivate and work effectively as a team member
* Leadership skills


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    21+
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

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