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Branch Treasurer - Various Locations

Branch Treasurer

Locations: West Dorset, North West London, Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde, Yorkshire Dales, Cornwall

The MND Association has over 90 branches and groups across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, all run entirely by volunteers who work together in many different ways to provide support, raise awareness, influence, and fundraise at a local level.

We are currently looking for a Treasurer to be responsible for the finances of the branch by maintaining proper records and following the Association’s accounting procedures.

Region
South West, North West, London, Yorkshire and the Humber, North East
Job Reference
TRNWL

Role Description

What does this role involve?

  • To maintain accurate and up-to-date accounting records for the branch
  • To prepare accounts and financial statements for David Niven House (our national office)  and the Branch Management Committee (BMC) on a quarterly basis
  • To follow the Association’s accounting, auditing and control procedures
  • To inform the BMC of their financial duties and responsibilities
  • To plan and budget for the use of the branch’s financial resources in consultation with the BMC
  • Act as one of the bank signatories to the branch bank account.

Essential Skills

Skills or experience that would be helpful:

  • Ability to present and explain financial information clearly
  • Good numerical skills. 
  • Ability to set up and maintain financial records.
  • Ability to understand and analyse simple financial information
  • IT skills

We are looking for someone to commit to approximately 2 hours a week including willingness to attend regular meetings. 

Other information

Full training and induction will be provided and travel expenses will be reimbursed.

  • MND is a fatal, rapidly progressive disease that affects the brain and spinal cord
  • It attacks the nerves that control movement so muscles refuse to work. Sensory nerves are not usually affected
  • It can leave people locked in a failing body, unable to move, talk and eventually breath
  • It kills a third of people within a year and more than half within two years of diagnosis
  • It has no cure.

 

The MND Association was founded in 1979. Our mission is to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We also fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND. The Association also campaigns and raises awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised and addressed by wider society.