Trustee - Treasurer

Our trustees, professional team and volunteers work together to deliver:

• Artistically excellent music events

• An education outreach programme

• Support to young artists

• Unique performances to increasingly diverse and new audiences

Our current focus is on developing a long term strategy to support ongoing growth. This

presents an exciting opportunity to become more effective through organisational change

and development, whilst still retaining our unique and much loved character.

What We Are Looking For

A Treasurer with responsibilities to:


• Oversee the organisation’s financial affairs, ensuring they are legal, constitutional

and within accepted accounting practice

• Ensure proper records are kept and effective financial procedures are in place

• Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation

• Oversee production of financial reports, returns, accounts and inspections


• Liaise with relevant staff, trustees and volunteers to ensure financial viability

• Make trustees aware of their financial obligations and interpret financial data to them

• Regularly report the financial position at trustee meetings

• Oversee production and trustees’ adoption of an annual budget

• Ensure proper records are kept and effective financial procedures & controls are in place

• Appraise the financial viability of plans, proposals and feasibility studies • Lead on appointing and liaising with an independent examiner

•Regularly carry out reconciliations / oversee regular reconciliations by the finance volunteer

Suitably qualified to undertake bookkeeping, maintain a cash system, make and collect payments.



• Knowledge and experience of current and fundraising finance practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations

• Knowledge of bookkeeping and financial management

• Good financial analysis skills

• Ability to communicate clearly


  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Volunteer induction
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 18/08/2020

End Date: 18/09/2021

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This opportunity is available in: Colchester

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