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Volunteering Opportunity: VO68665

  • Treasurer
    with Circle of Comfort.

    Created/last updated: 26/03/2021

    About this opportunity:Circle of Comfort is a Fife-based charity that provides complementary therapies to people diagnosed with Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease, in their own home or in hospital, free of charge
     •  Circle of Comfort is managed by a voluntary Executive Committee of Trustees and the board meets on a three-monthly basis, usually in Dunfermline however meetings are currently being held via zoom video conferencing
     •  We have an opening for a Treasurer to join the team and this role requires someone who has a qualification in accountancy
     •  The role of the Treasurer will be to: Liaise with the Chairperson and Executive Committee members to ensure the financial viability of the organisation (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance, etc)
     •  Undertake bookkeeping duties and ensuring posting and bookkeeping is kept up-to-date
     •  Arrange payments to creditors as appropriate and arrange appropriate signatures/authorisations on payments
     •  Attend the organisation's Executive Meetings (three times per year) and the Annual General Meeting and report on the financial position (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance, etc)
     •  Prepare the annual accounts for submission to OSCR and liaise with an independent examiner
    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:25
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:An introduction into the work of the charity.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Expenses paid by BACS at 40p per mile. plus any out of pocket expenses

    Experience required:A qualification in accountancy is required for this role as well as knowledge and experience of current and fundraising financial practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations. Ability to communicate clearly.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    The role would require a qualified person with experience in accountancy

    Application process:Informal Chat; Interview

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThis is a home-based opportunity

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.