1. St Michael's Fellowship


Head Office, Streatham, London

We are looking for a Treasurer who is a qualified accountant as our current Treasurer completes his second term of office leaving in December. We welcome applications from accountants with experience of charity finance.

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Who we are

Working together to keep families together.

St Michael’s Fellowship is a pioneering charity that in its 120-year history has touched the lives of tens of thousands of vulnerable parents and children.

We have 37 permanent staff and a similar number of sessional staff.

Annual income is £2 million, from councils, trusts & foundations & fundraising.

Last year we worked with over 200 parents.

The role

The main responsibilities and duties of the treasurer will be :

Working closely with the Chair & Deputy Chair of the Board of Trustees & fellow Board members on the overall governance of St Michael’s.

Overseeing & presenting budgets, internal management accounts & annual financial statements to the Board.

Joining the Chair & Deputy Chair at the monthly meeting with the Director.

Leading in the Board’s duty to ensure that proper accounting records are kept, financial resources are properly controlled, invested & economically spent, in line with good governance, legal & regulatory requirements.

Leading in the development & implementation of financial reserves, cost-management & investment policies.

Supporting the Director regarding the financial aspects of their duties, including the recruitment of financial administration staff.

Liaising with & working with the Head of Finance.

Chairing the Finance subcommittee in line with its terms of reference, & reporting back to the Board.

Monitoring and advising on the financial viability of St Michael’s.

Overseeing the implementation of, monitoring and reviewing the Financial Procedures and Controls and adherence thereto.

Contributing to the development of St Michael’s new strategic plan.

Overseeing the St Michael’s financial risk-management process.

Board-level liaison with the Auditors on specific issues such as their management letter and the related board representations.

Supporting document(s)

  • part-1-trustee-treasurer.pdf - Download
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