Job type: Trustee
Department: Smart Works Leeds
Smart Works Leeds is looking for a qualified accountant to join their Board of Trustees as Treasurer.
This is an important position, with the successful candidate working closely with the Chair of Trustees to ensure Smart Works Leeds is well-run, effective and there for any woman who needs our help. The Treasurer has oversight of the financial strategy, performance, and management of Smart Works Leeds, monitoring the financial health of the charity and ensuring the wider Board are provided with the financial information they need to make well considered decisions. We are moving to a model where our HQ finance team, who are based in London, provide the majority of day-to-day financial support, with the Treasurer providing oversight of the financial affairs of Smart Works Leeds and relevant insight to fellow Trustees.
The successful candidate will ensure financial procedures are followed, proper records are kept and will complete a regular review of income and expenditure. The Trustee Treasurer will also work with the HQ finance team to produce key financial reports, returns and audits. Ideally, the Trustee Treasurer will also provide strategic financial advice to their Board of Trustees on issues such as future financial plans and the annual fundraising strategy.
Smart Works Leeds is part of the wider Smart Works Group, and the Trustee Treasurer will be supported in their role by the Smart Works HQ finance team. This includes the Director of Finance who has oversight of the whole of Smart Works financial health, manages the annual budget, audit and consolidation process, and a Finance Manager, who assists with bookkeeping, reconciliation and reporting through our accounting package, Xero. The Trustee Treasurer also attends quarterly calls with the Group Treasurer.
Find out more about the role and how to apply here.