Overview

We are looking for a Treasurer to sit on the Board of Trustees to oversee the financial and regulatory functions of Action Homeless.

Role Purpose

To help provide strategic leadership to Action Homeless to ensure that it delivers its ten-year vision. Action Homeless is the largest charity committed to supporting the homeless and those at risk of homelessness in Leicester and Leicestershire. We strive to offer sustainable and permanent solutions for the homeless and for those at risk of homelessness, with the long-term aim of preventing it altogether.

Our approach goes beyond providing a roof. Our expert team of staff and volunteers work hard to ensure people leave Action Homeless with somewhere to call home and with the means to maintain this independence.

Overall Responsibility

Trustees have the ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of Action Homeless and ensuring it is solvent, well-run and fulfils its duty to our beneficiaries by delivering on our vision, strategic aims and values.

Key Responsibilities Include:

·         Advising on and monitoring the charity’s investment activity

·         Ensuring the charity keeps proper accounts

·         Reviewing the charity’s financial performance

·         Reviewing policies for finance and investment

·         Ensuring that the charity has robust and effective financial controls in place

·         Liaising with finance staff and with the charity’s independent examiner or auditor

·         Reporting on financial matters to the members of the charity

Closing Date: 8 August 2017

Tagged as: treasurer, trustee

About Action Homeless

Action Homeless is the largest charity committed to supporting the homeless and those at risk of homelessness in Leicester and Leicestershire. We strive to offer sustainable and permanent solutions for the homeless and for those at risk of homelessness, with the long-term aim of preventing it altogether. Our approach goes beyond providing a roof. Our expert team of staff and volunteers work hard to ensure people leave Action Homeless with somewhere to call home and with the means to maintain this independence.