The Organisation for Sickle Cell Anaemia Research and Thalassaemia Support (OSCAR) was first set up in the United Kingdom in 1975. OSCAR was developed to provide a direct service to the public and act as a link between Sickle Cell sufferers and the communities that were at risk from the conventional service providers.
OSCAR Sandwell is looking for a Volunteer to undertake the role of the Treasurer to the Board of Directors and to work with the staff team to:
• Oversee the financial affairs of the organisation and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.
• Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures are in place.
• Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation.
• Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.
Specifically, the Treasurer will:
Liaise with relevant staff, committee members and/or volunteers to ensure the financial
viability of the organisation.
Make fellow committee members aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data to them.
Attend committee meetings (Board and sub-committee)
Regularly report the financial position at committee meetings (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance etc).
Oversee the production of an annual budget and propose its adoption at the last meeting of the previous financial year.
Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures and controls are in place, ie
PAYE and NI payments
Others as appropriate
Appraising the financial viability of plans, proposals and feasibility studies.
Lead on appointing the liaising with auditors/as independent examiner.
If you would like discuss the voluntary position or have any questions, please contact Rachel McFee on 0121 525 0556 or email firstname.lastname@example.org