Basildon Mind

We have started to make significant changes to our organisation, culture and the way we work and we are seeking a treasurer who can manage and oversee our budgets, accounts and financial needs.

Closing date for applications

Who we are

Basildon Mind is a registered charity, providing high quality counselling and housing services for the local people in and around the district of Basildon. Established over 40 years ago, our vision is to provide services which promote and protect good mental health for all, treating people experiencing mental health distress fairly, positively and with respect.

The role will include:

  • Oversee, approve and present budgets to the Board.
  • Ensure that:  the financial resources of the organisation meet its current and  future needs. 
  •  the organisation has an appropriate reserves policy 
  •  the appropriate accounting policies and controls are in place.
  •  the Organisation has an appropriate investment policy and that             it is consistent with the Organisations plolicies and legal responsibilities              
  •  the accounts are prepared and presented for funders, the                       Charity Comission and others.
  •  Advise on the financial implications on the Organisations strategic plan
  • Make a formal presentation of the accounst at the A.G.M.


  • Financial qualifications and experiece
  • Some experience of charity finance, funraising and pension schemes
  • The skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences
  • Being prepared to make unpopularrecommendations to the board


  • A willingness to be available to staff for advice and enquiries


Supporting documents

Closing date for applications

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