Are you passionate about making a tangible impact to our local community? Do you have a desire to use your financial experience and make a difference?
We are Lewes District Citizens Advice, and we are an independent local advice charity. We are seeking an enthusiastic and skilled individual to join our trustee team in the vital role of Treasurer.
Our vision is to promote a fairer Lewes District, where people have access to free, impartial, and accredited advice and support to enable our community to thrive and flourish. We provide essential advice and advocate for solutions to underlying issues.
About the role:
As Treasurer, you will be responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, including budgets, transactions and reports. Collaborating with the board and leadership team to develop financial strategies aligned with our vision, preparing, and presenting financial reports during board meetings and ensuring compliance with financial regulations and best practices, as well as offering guidance and expertise on financial matters to support decision-making.
There will be a full induction to the organisation, all the training and support you need. We encourage applications from those with little or no charity board experience.
What’s in it for you?
Being a trustee offers a rewarding opportunity to make a tangible impact in the local community. If you are passionate about giving back, leveraging your skills, and gaining valuable insights from a diverse team, we encourage you to consider this important role with us.
Useful skills for our Treasurer include:
• have financial qualifications or experience
• excellent good numeracy skills to understand accounts
• be able to explain complex financial information in an accessible way
• Effective communication skills and willingness to participate actively in discussions
If you would like more information, or an informal chat please get in touch via the apply button. We can then arrange for you to have an informal chat with one of our Trustees who can tell you more about the role and answer any questions you might have.