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Treasurer

Employer
BTA (Bruce Tait Associates)
Location
Grampian
Salary
Voluntary
Closing date
27 Mar 2024

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Treasurer

Type: Voluntary Position

Location: Grampian (in-person, online attendance can be accommodated)

Closing Date: Monday 8th April

 

 

Avenue is an Aberdeen based charity dedicated to providing comprehensive support services to families and individuals across the North-East of Scotland, with a focus on relationships, wellbeing, and children. Avenue supports people in Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, and Morayshire, occupying two sites with a large team offering a range of expertise.

 

 

 

Their mission is to encourage personal development, strengthen relationships, promote family wellbeing, support children, and enable healthy environments for all. Guided by their six core values – effectiveness, integrity, respect, credibility, independence, and innovation – Avenue are working towards a world where individuals experience happy, harmonious, and respectful interactions in all aspects of their lives.

 

 

 

The Charity are dedicated to delivering exceptional support through high quality, tailored, and wellbeing focused services and interventions to families and individuals. Avenue understand that families come in many shapes and sizes and are committed to nurturing healthy relationships amongst each other and their children. As advocates for children’s rights, Avenue firmly believe that children are entitled to both a family and a voice in decisions affecting their lives.

 

 

 

Avenue has a Board of Trustees who oversee their work, who are responsible for setting the strategy and ensuring that the Charity is working both within the law and their charitable objectives. We are now looking for a Treasurer to join the board – this is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious charity as they strive to grow their services.

 

 

 

The Role of Treasurer:

 

 

 

The role of Treasurer is critical to both compliance and viability. As the Treasurer, you will provide support and advice in relation to board and financial matters. You’ll monitor Avenues financial activities and performance, ensuring that proper accounts are kept, and financial resources are spent and invested in line with good governance, legal and regulatory requirements. Working closely with the CEO, Chair and Trustees you’ll provide reports, advice, and clarity of the financial performance of Avenue with the aim of ensuring long-term stability.

 

We are seeking a highly experienced individual with a strong background in a finance-based role such as an accountant, financial controller/director or similar. The ideal candidate will have a pragmatic approach to robust financial management, with the ability to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

 

You should be committed to Avenue’s mission, impact and have a genuine empathy for their cause. Knowledge or experience within the third sector would be advantageous, while good communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

 

The Board of Trustees meet four times a year, normally for two hours in the evening, this includes an AGM. The time commitment for the incoming Treasurer will be approx. 4 hours per month. Board meetings are held in person, however virtual attendance can be accommodated.

 

 

 

How to Apply:

 

 

 

Please email us at recruitment@brucetaitassociates.com to request an information pack, role description and person specification.

 

 

 

Closing Date: Monday 8th April

 

 

 

This search is being conducted exclusively for Avenue Confidential by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company

Since BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) were formed in 2003, we have recruited over 1000 members of staff for charities across the UK. We recruit all levels of post across all divisions and directorates and have particular expertise in recruiting fundraising and senior management positions. We have third sector knowledge and contacts across the UK nations and regions, and internationally.

BTA are a unique organisation in the UK in that all of our senior management team have worked at Director level in UK and international charities with over a century of senior level third sector experience between us. Our Chief Executive (Bruce Tait) is a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising and our Managing Director (Abeer Macintyre) has been awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship by Rotary International for her charitable work.

We are confident in saying that no other organisation knows the third sector as well as we do. That’s what helps us excel at recruiting for charities. That’s where our passion for charities comes from. That’s what makes us outstanding at what we do.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01786 542 224
Location
Jubilee House,
Forthside Way
Stirling
Stirlingshire
FK8 1QZ
GB

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