About the role of Treasurer:
Our current Treasurer is moving on from Access All Areas after five years of excellent support. We are now seeking a financial professional eligible to act as a trustee, with an interest in the creative arts, to take on this important role
at a time of exciting change and increased profile. The applicant should have some knowledge of charity accounting.
Purpose of the role:
To oversee the financial affairs of the organisation and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice
To monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation
To oversee production of all necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits
Main tasks and responsibilities:
Liaise with relevant staff and trustees to ensure the financial viability of the organisation
Make fellow trustees aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data to them
With the Executive Producer, regularly report the financial position at trustee 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
Liaise with auditors / independent examiner
Contribute to the fundraising strategy of the organisation
Support the Artistic Director and Executive Producer to make a formal presentation of the accounts at the Annual General Meeting, drawing attention to important points in a coherent and easily understandable way for the committee
Overseeing, preparing, approving and presenting budgets, accounts and financial statements
Ensuring that Access All Areas has an appropriate reserves policy
In addition to the above statutory duties, the volunteer treasurer should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the Board reach sound financial decisions.
All Trustees should have an interest in the performing arts. You should have a willingness to act as an ambassador for Access All Areas, along with the ability to work effectively as part of a team and build positive working relationships.
In addition to quarterly meetings and the annual AGM, our current Treasurer estimates that you will need to provide an additional 2-5 hours per month to support the company.
As Access All Areas works with vulnerable adults, all Trustees are required to undertake an Enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Potential Treasurers should email a CV or list of skills, along with a brief statement (maximum 1 side of A4) outlining their interest in and suitability for the role to email@example.com or by post to Access All Areas, Bradbury Studios, 138 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DY.
Deadline: Friday 1st December 2017 at 12 noon.
For more information, contact Patrick on the above email or 0207 613 6445.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to meet with the Chair of Trustees, the existing Treasurer, the Artistic Director and the Executive Producer, in January to see one of our workshops and discuss the application further.
The potential Treasurer will be expected to attend our Annual General Meeting in January 2018 as an observer.
Access All Areas strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer and to encourage applications for work from all sections of the community.
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About Access All Areas
Access All Areas is an award winning theatre company for adults with learning disabilities based in Hackney, London.
As well as mounting professional touring productions through our performance company, we run a range of exciting and innovative projects for people with all levels of learning disabilities. We deliver the Performance Making Diploma at the Central School of Speech and Drama and have an industry-first partnership with agency Simon & How to represent seven professional actors with learning disabilities.
We believe passionately in the importance of including learning disabled artistic voices at all levels of society, to help create an artistic community that is made more vibrant, more varied and more relevant by including a range of voices.