" We are looking for someone to become our treasurer. that person will be co-opted onto the trustee committee, where they will work alongside the existing treasurer , learning the role. At the AGM in July, they will become the treasurer and by supported by the existing treasurer.

If you are interested in applying, could you contact the Chairman ken woodall by email : chairman@Belchamps.org.uk or through Belchamps." 

Role description

Belchamps Treasurer Outline: The Treasurer will provide sound financial administration, support and information to the Trustees and ManagementCommittee for Belchamps Scout Centre, in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association. Responsible to: The four owner districts.

Appointment requirements:

Must successfully complete the appointment process (including acceptable personal enquiries and acceptance of The Scout Association's policies). It is expected that whilst volunteering for this role you will undertake regulated activity.

Main Tasks

The Responsibilities of the Treasurer

Manage and monitor the financial activities of the Activity Centre and management committee. Act as Treasurer for the activity centre. Prepare and present financial reports and accounts to the management Committee. Leading the management Committee in the creation of budgets and financial planning and monitoring of these. Ensuring that all financial reports, annual statements of account and supporting documents (including receipts, cheque books and bank statements) are maintained accurately and in accordance with legal regulations. Ensuring that the Scout Centre is financially able to function, has appropriate reserves and accounting procedures and controls in place. Prepare the Annual Statement of Accounts for independent examination and approval by the management Committee and presenting these at the Annual General Meeting. Administering the process of Independent Examination of the Annual Statement of Accounts in accordance with Policy, Organisation and Rules. Membership and attendance of any finance working groups or sub-Committees set by the Executive Committee where appropriate.

General Executive Committee Responsibilities

To be a full and active participant in management Committee meetings and activities.

To uphold the responsibilities of an Executive Committee as outlined in The Scout Association’s Policy Organisation and Rules. Willingness and eligibility to act as a Charity Trustee for the Activity Centre

Contribute to the strategic aims and future development of the activity Centre

An understanding of their own role and the role of others on the Executive Committee.

A commitment to understanding and forming opinions on the key discussion points and responsibilities of the management committee

Willingness to complete various tasks which support the work of the management Committee and aims of the activity Centre

Skills for a Treasurer

  1. Strong organisational skills
  2. Strong communication skills
  3. Ability to work as part of a team
  4. Able to think creatively and solve problems
  5. Previous experience of financial management or the role of a Charity Treasurer
  6. Able to analyse financial information effectively
  7. Good IT skills
  8. Ability to summarise financial information for different audiences
  9. Willing to speak one’s mind and listen to the views of others.
  10. Able to maintain independent and objective judgement
  11. Other tasks agreed with the Line Manager

The Treasurer may delegate some of these tasks to other members of the Executive Committee for completion, but they must maintain responsibility for their completion. *

Terms of Eligibility for Charity Trusteeship can be found in The Scout Association’s Policy, Organisation and Rules; or by contacting the Charity Commission for England and Wales,

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