Treasurer for Cheshire Scouts

Role Type: Trustee / Committee
Based: North West
Categories: Trustee / Committee
Does this opportunity include close supervision / mentoring?: No
Does this opportunity require independent working?: Yes
Is this opportunity suitable for someone looking to participate / first-time volunteer?: No

What would I be doing?

The Treasurer will provide sound financial administration, support, and information to the Executive Committee and County in accordance with the Policy, Organisation, and Rules of The Scout Association.

Manage and monitor the financial activities of the County and Executive Committee.

• Act as Treasurer for Cheshire County Scout Council.
• Prepare and present financial reports and accounts to the Executive Committee.
• Leading the Executive Committee in the creation of budgets and financial planning and monitoring of these.
• Ensuring that all financial reports, annual statements of account, and supporting documents (including receipts, bank statements etc) are maintained accurately and in accordance with legal regulations.
• Ensuring that the County is financially able to function, has appropriate reserves and accounting procedures and controls in place.
• Prepare the Annual Statement of Accounts for independent examination and approval by the Executive Committee and presenting these at the Annual General Meeting.
• Administering the process of Independent Examination of the Annual Statement of Accounts in accordance with Policy, Organisation and Rules.
• Membership and attendance of any finance working groups or sub-Committees set by the Executive Committee where appropriate

What skills do I need?

What skills do I need?
Strong organisational skills
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Able to think creatively and solve problems
• Previous experience of financial management or the role of a Treasurer
• Able to analyse financial information effectively
• Good IT skills
• Ability to summarise financial information for different audiences

About Cheshire Scouts

It is an exciting time to be involved in Scouting as we adjust and recover from the coronavirus pandemic whilst continuing our current strategy to prepare better futures and deliver skills for life to young people who want to access Scouting.
We like to think of Cheshire Scouts as an inclusive team, including 10 District Commissioners who manage Scouting across the county. You will be joining a team of talented, focused volunteers who are all passionate about bringing brilliant
Scouting to every young person who wants to take part.
Scouting within Cheshire has grown over the last seventeen years and this role provides the opportunity to be at the forefront of our continued success as we continue to find exciting and innovative ways to support our dedicated leaders to run brilliant Scouting activities for young people across the County.

Recruitment and training details:

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Thank you

Is a DBS required? Yes
Are volunteer expenses covered? e.g. travel Yes
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