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Treasurer – AY Group

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Job Description

Post Title:                              Treasurer

 

Department:                          Apprenticeships & Work Based Delivery

 

Contract:                               12 months fixed term

 

 

Location:                               London Office

 

Responsible to:                    CEO (Danny Barnes)

 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

 

  • To provide leadership, strategic direction and oversee the management of the financial aspects of the AY Group.

 

 

MAIN DUTIES:

 

  1. Prepare the annual budget for approval by the management committee before the beginning of the new financial year.
  2. Prepare budgets for specific projects and for fundraising.
  3. If funding is paid in arrears or tight prepare a cash flow for the committee.
  4. Prepare management accounts comparing actual income and expenditure against what was budgeted showing the variance (difference) between the two.
  5. Prepare draft annual accounts for submission to the auditor/independent examiner.
  6. Present the audited accounts/independent examination to the AGM.
  7. Act as one of the cheque signatories (there should be two or more).
  8. Maintain a book-keeping system and a petty cash imprest system. Ensure regular and accurate bank reconciliations take place.
  9. Maintain a corresponding record keeping system with a file for unpaid bills and a file for paid bills with a cheque requisition slip attached to each bill. Petty cash vouchers and expense forms should also be filed systematically.
  10. Ensure that all bills are paid and that all income due is received (there should be a policy to deal with bad debts).
  11. Ensure that money held on deposit earns a good rate of interest.
  12. If the organisation employs staff, ensure that Inland Revenue regulations are complied with and that all returns are made on time so that fines are avoided.
  13. For sessional or freelance staff, ensure that they are taxed or the organisation receives a Schedule D number.
  14. Ensure that the management committee is fully aware of all issues relating to employing staff or engaging freelancers.
  15. Ensure that appropriate insurances are maintained.
  16. Ensure that the organisation is aware of potential new funding and that deadlines for applications are met.
  17. Ensure that returns/reports are made promptly to funders and outputs achieved.
  18. Have a view of sources of funding and cash flow for the next three years.
  19. Ensure that the annual return is made to Company House within six months of the financial year-end.
  20. Ensure that the organisation has an auditor or independent examiner appropriate to its turnover, constitution and funder requirements.
  21. If the organisation receives a management letter ensure that its contents are noted by the trustees and appropriate action is taken.

General Accountabilities:

 

  1. Promote and support the development of the Company’s Equality and Diversity policies, procedures and practices as they relate to students and staff.
  2. Develop effective contact, liaison and working relationships with colleagues in the company and other bodies as appropriate.
  3. Support the development of the learning organisation and facilitate cultural change.
  4. To engage in professional development and networking to ensure that professional and strategic contributions are up-to-date.
  5. Complying with the Company Health and Safety Policy and all relevant health and safety requirements.
  6. Participating actively in the performance management, agreeing on objectives, attending reviews and undertaking professional development as required.
  7. All employees are expected to be fully committed to all policies and processes including equality, diversity and safeguarding.
  8. Such other duties as may be reasonably expected.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

DIRECTORATE:                          Teaching & Learning

 

POST TITLE:                                Treasurer

 

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Formal

Qualification

·       Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, or equivalent i.e. ACCA, CIMA etc.

·       Sage Line 50.

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Knowledge ·        Should have a thorough understanding of derivatives, hedging, investments, bank account management, and international funds flow.

 

 

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Experience ·       Experience of progressively responsible treasury experience for a major company.

·       Extensive Sage Line 50 experience

·       Successful experience of learning support.

·       Relevant and current industry experience in education and training (e.g. College).

 

 

 

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Skills ·       Good communication skills, to be able to handle in a confident and professional manner, all types of telephone/face to face contact.

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·       Strong computer literacy and presentation skills.

·       Good organisation and administration skills.

·       Ability to prioritise workload.

·       Ability to problem solve.

·       Ability to use own initiative.

 

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Other Specific

Qualities

·       Ability to maintain confidentiality.

·       Demonstrable commitment to equality of opportunity for all.

·       Ability to work flexibly to respond to changing priorities.

·       Enthusiastic.

  • Articulate and able to communicate professionally with colleagues at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and support colleagues.
  • Ability to cope with a demanding workload.
  • Prepared to take and implement decisions and accept responsibility for own actions.
  • Self-motivated.

 

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Personality

Motivation

•       Ability to motivate individuals.

•       Committed to high standards.

•       Committed to supporting students and staff members.

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Physical

Requirements

•       Fit and able to carry out the duties of the post.

 

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Circumstances •       Must be able to provide a clean DBS. x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E = Essential   D = Desirable

 

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