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Feed Up Warm Up

Feed Up Warm Up

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We’re Feed Up Warm Up, a homeless charity in Hertfordshire. We offer food, friendship and support to homeless people, and those at risk of homelessness in Hertfordshire.

Poverty reductionSocial justiceCommunity & family
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Trustee Treasurer

Trustee Treasurer

Long term role · 4–7 hrs/month
16 Nightingale Road, Hitchin, SG5 1QW, United Kingdom
TrusteeshipFinancial
Poverty reductionSocial justiceCommunity & family
Trustee opportunity
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Summary

Feed Up Warm Up is seeking a new Treasurer to join a supportive and engaged Board of Trustees.

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About this role

Feed Up Warm Up (FUWU) is seeking a new Treasurer to join a supportive and engaged Board of Trustees. We are a small but rapidly growing charity supporting those suffering with homelessness and food poverty across North Hertfordshire. We are looking for an exceptional person to take on the role of Treasurer / Trustee to oversee the financial matters of the charity in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements. The successful candidate will have a background in finance, strategy, and governance.


Overall responsibilties

  • Oversee the financial affairs of the organisation and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.
  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures are in place.
  • Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation.
  • Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.


Specific responsibilities

  • Liaise with relevant staff, committee members and/or volunteers to ensure the financial viability of the organisation.
  • Make fellow committee members aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data to them.
  • Regularly report the financial position at committee meetings (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance etc).
  • Oversee the production of an annual budget and propose its adoption at the last meeting of the previous financial year.
  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures and controls are in place, ie:
  • Credit Card expenditure and accounting
  • Cheque signatories
  • Purchasing limit policies
  • Purchasing systems
  • Salary payments
  • PAYE and NI payments
  • Oversee fundraising accounting and ensuring policies/procedures are in fit for purpose to account for all monies received.
  • Appraising the financial viability of plans, proposals and feasibility studies.
  • Lead on appointing and liaising with auditors/an independent examiner.
  • Oversee the work of the FUWU Admin Assistant ensuring bookkeeping is kept up-to-date.


Qualities

  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and financial management (as necessary).
  • Good financial analysis skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of current and fundraising finance practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.


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About Feed Up Warm Up

We’re Feed Up Warm Up, a homeless charity in Hertfordshire. We offer food, friendship and support to homeless people, and those at risk of homelessness in Hertfordshire.