1. World Heritage UK



Are you experienced with budgets and finance, and have experience of the heritage sector, and some spare time? If you do, then World Heritage UK could really do with your help. We are seeking a volunteer Treasurer.

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Who we are

World Heritage UK (WHUK) is a registered charity established in 2015, that works with and on behalf of all the UK’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites (WHS), across all four home nations and in four overseas territories, supporting the sites and their managers with many years of strategic and operational World Heritage experience. Our work for the World Heritage sector includes advocacy, training and skills development, networking and promotion.

The role

What World Heritage UK is ideally looking for is someone who can:

– Oversee the financial affairs of WHUK, with the assistance of WHUK’s Finance Manager, and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice

​- Attend Board Meetings (usually 4 a year) and advise the Board on matters relating to finance and risk

– Be accountable for organisational audit processes, receipts, payments and insurance

– Be responsible for maintaining the WHUK Organisational Risk and Issues Register and Business Continuity Plan

– Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation to the Trustees, ensuring they are aware of their financial obligations and interpreting financial data where required

– Take the lead on ensuring WHUK’s financial probity and transparency

– Oversee and be accountable for the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits

– Prepare and deliver the Treasurer’s Report to the Annual General Meeting

– Chair the WHUK Risk & Resources Committee

– Liaise with relevant staff, committee members and/or volunteers to ensure the financial viability of the organisation by:

  • Overseeing the production of an annual budget and propose its adoption at the last meeting of the previous financial year
  • Appointing and liaising with auditors/an independent examiner
  • Ensuring proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures and controls are in place

– Maintain knowledge and experience of current and fundraising finance practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations

A 3-year term of office is considered standard with the option to extend into a second term.

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