Treasurer

Greater London

British Stammering Association

The Board is looking to appoint a Treasurer to help guide the organisation’s finances over the years ahead. We aren’t necessarily looking for someone who stammers, but we are looking to recruit someone with a passion for the cause. This position is unremunerated, although travel expenses can be covered. The role would suit someone looking for experience in the charity governance sector. As Treasurer you would also Chair the Finance Sub-Committee.

Closing date for applications

Who we are

The British Stammering Association is a membership organisation which exists to support those who stammer in the UK. We provide information and support.
We are experiencing one of our most dynamic and exciting periods of activity in the charity’s 41 year history. The Stamma campaign has been seen by over 5 million people with the charity’s membership steadily growing. We’ve a small, passionate team working from our office in Bethnal Green, and huge ambition. We are a comparatively small charity, with an annual income averaging £200K.
The Board is looking to appoint a Treasurer to help guide the organisation’s finances over the years ahead. We aren’t necessarily looking for someone who stammers, but we are looking to recruit someone with a passion for the cause.
This position is unremunerated, although travel expenses can be covered.
The role would suit someone looking for experience in the charity governance sector.

The role

We are seeking a qualified accountant with experience of financial control and budgeting at a senior level. Ideally you will have some experience of charity finance, fundraising and pension schemes as well as:-

• The skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences
• Preparedness to make unpopular recommendations to the board
• Available to the CEO and Finance Officer for ad hoc advice and enquiries
• Experience of Sage accounting.

Skills and knowledge required for the role

  • Financial Management

Additional information

There are 4 Trustee meetings a year - the next ones are: Saturday 25th January 2020 11am-4pm, Saturday 18th April 2020 11am-4pm. These are normally held in London. In between the Finance Sub Committee meet, usually on Zoom.

Supporting documents

  • treasurer-letter-and-jd.pdf - Download
Closing date for applications

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