1. Action21

Trustee Treasurer with financial experience

Leamington Spa

Action21’s Treasurer is a member of the Board with specific responsibilities for ensuring the charity is financially robust and compliant as well ensuring it is strategically positioned to deliver its objectives.

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Who we are

Action 21 aims to raise awareness of the climate crisis, to promote sustainable living and to reduce the environmental impact of the local community. We do this by running a second-hand shop which sells donated items to save them from landfill. The income raised is used to support the business and promote other local sustainability themed projects.


The role

Action21 is led and governed by a Board of volunteer Trustees who are also Non executive Directors. The Boards role is to define the strategy, approve business plans, monitor results and ensure legal compliance. The Board performs an assurance role and acts as an ambassador for the charity. The Treasurer is a member of the Board with specific responsibilities for ensuring Action21 is financially robust and compliant as well ensuring it is strategically positioned to deliver its objectives.

The role works with other Trustees, the General Manager and Finance officer.

The role of Treasurer involves the following:

  • To support and advise the General Manager on financial issues.
  • Review with the General Manager and finance officer the cashflow and management accounts.
  • Presents the monthly management accounts to the Board, together with any risks , issues or recommendations.
  • Ensure Action21 meets regulatory requirements and accurate and timely reports to the regulators and its members.
  • Facilitates the preparation of the annual financial accounts, its audit and reports to the members the financial performance at the AGM.
  • Agrees financial policies and controls to ensure all financial transactions are recorded accurately and funds are safe.
  • Oversees the financial planning process to agree an annual budget and 3 year financial plan.
  • Oversees all payment and banking arrangements.

The person we are looking for :

  • Need not have any Non executive Director or Trustee experience
  • Has financial experience and qualifications
  • Is a strong team player and facilitator.
  • Is a good communicator and translator on financial topics

Supporting document(s)

  • action21-treasuer-job-specification-v1.docx - Download
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