reasonable travel or out of pocket expenses will be covered
29 Nov 2018
17 Dec 2018
Part Time
Contract Type


Central London • reasonable travel or out of pocket expenses

The Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM) is one of the world's leading microbiology societies. It is recognised internationally for the support it provides the microbiological community, the scientific integrity and quality of its academic journals and its accurate and evidence-based communications.

SfAM is the oldest microbiology society in the UK, serving microbiologists around the world, and in partnership with Wiley, publishes five internationally acclaimed journals.

As the voice of applied microbiology, SfAM’s core vision is to drive improvements in the applications of microbiology so they contribute to addressing the significant challenges facing humanity. Our values include equality, diversity and inclusivity, collaboration to amplify impact, scientific integrity, evidence-based decision-making and political neutrality.

SfAM is seeking to recruit a Treasurer to oversee all financial aspects of the Society, on behalf of the Executive Committee (EC) of Trustees, to oversee the financial administration of the Society, and report to the Executive Committee at regular intervals on its financial health, audit and risk, in line with best practice and in compliance with the Society’s governing documents and legal requirements, to ensure its short and long-term viability.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience of holding a position in a similar area in a mid/large sized corporate or charitable organization. The successful candidate will ideally have a financial accounting background and/or will have knowledge/experience in charity governance, audit and risk management.

All reasonable travel or out of pocket expenses will be covered and would require attendance at a minimum of four meetings a year.

Please send a CV and covering letter.

Applications should be sent via the link below, addressed to Kofo Balogun.

Closing date for applications: 20th December 2018

The Society takes the security of your data seriously. It has internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in the proper performance of their duties.

Please note that due to limited resources it is not possible for the Society to acknowledge receipt of applications. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

“We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United Kingdom. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.”

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