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- If we would like to interview you for a job, we will give you the questions you will be asked ahead of time so you can prepare
- If you need more support to apply, you can ask for help
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What kind of job is this?
The job is called the Treasurer.
This is a voluntary job. This means you will not be paid for the work you do.
The Treasurer will be an Officer of Inclusion International. Another word for an Officer is a Charity Trustee.
An Officer is not paid for the important work they do, they are volunteers.
An Officer helps the work of Inclusion International by making sure we follow the rules responsibly.
How much time will it take and where will I work?
The Officers of Inclusion International meet online (using Zoom) up to 10 times year, for around 1-2 hours at a time.
In addition to this, they try to meet face-to-face once a year (travel expenses will be covered).
These meetings are usually for a couple of days.
The Treasurer will be responsible for additional responsibilities (see below) in-between meetings.
Most of the work of the Treasurer can be done from home. You do not need to come into an office. A lot of the work will be done online.
You will sometimes need to travel to meet with the other Inclusion International Officers. We think that this could happen once a year, for up to one week.
All of our Officers are voluntary (unpaid), but out of pocket expense are covered (subject to our Policy).
What does the Treasurer do?
The Treasurer works with other Officers of Inclusion International to make give advice to people who work for Inclusion International.
The Treasurer gives advice on Inclusion International’s finances.
The Treasurer carries out their work based on the decisions made at Inclusion International’s General Assembly, or decisions made by Inclusion International’s Council.
Some of the primary activities for the Treasurer are:
- Together with the President, Officers and Executive Director, be a leader of the Inclusion International network.
- Together with the Officers, be responsible for the actions of the Inclusion International network.
- Safeguard the reputation and values of Inclusion International.
- To stay informed about the activities of Inclusion International and issues that affect its work.
- To actively contribute to the planning of Inclusion International’s direction, setting overall policy, setting goals and targets, and monitoring performance.
- To monitor the Secretariat finance functions to make sure they are efficient in all areas.
- Together with the Officers and Executive Director, make sure that Inclusion International applies its resources to achieve its objectives.
Some of the responsibilities for the Treasurer are:
Treasury and Finance
- To make sure the financial management of Inclusion International, including the development, implementation, and management of financial reporting systems are legal and in line with both Inclusion International’s rules & constitution, and accepted UK charity accounting policies and practice.
This includes the following:
- Make sure financial policies are being followed and proper records are kept.
- Report to the Officers, Council and General Assembly on finances in a regular and timely manner.
- Make sure fellow Officers are aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data to them.
- In consultation with Officers, develop financial initiatives to further the interests of Inclusion International.
- To make sure that Inclusion International is financially stable and its money (assets) are used effectively to meet its charitable purpose.
- To protect the assets of Inclusion International.
- Together with the Executive Director and the Finance & Programmes Director, prepare and monitor the annual budget.
- To oversee the preparation of the year-end financial statements and make sure that the annual audit is carried out in a timely manner.
- To make sure the Auditors findings and any recommendations for improvement are given appropriate consideration.
- To present the audited financial statement and the proposed budget to the Council and General Assembly.
- To make sure that the UK Charities Commission and Register of Companies receive copies of the audited financial statements annually.
- To make sure that the Officers and Council of Inclusion International fulfil its financial responsibilities.
- To make sure the needs of the Council and General Assembly are served effectively.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who:
- Has worked in a finance job before so has a relevant financial qualification or experience.
- Knows about the legal financial requirements for a charity operating in the United Kingdom.
- Can dedicate time to supporting the work of Inclusion International.
How to Apply
To apply for this job, please answer these questions:
- Why do you want this job?
- What skills do you have that will help you do this job?
- What kind of experience of work like this do you have?
- Why do you think you would be a good Treasurer?
You can write the answers to these questions, or you can make a video of you answering the questions.
If you want to send us a CV or resume you can send one when you email us, but you do not have to.
If you are interested in this job, you have to email us before midnight on Sunday 2nd October.
Send your video or the answers you have written to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
After the closing date we will read/watch everyone’s emails and make a decision on who we want to speak to.
We will tell you if we want to speak to you about the job and we will invite you for an interview.