Jobs at Respect


Respect seeks a skilled Treasurer to provide practical financial support and advice to our board of trustees, and to help ensure the financial stability of the organisation.

We are recruiting a Treasurer who is passionate about stopping domestic violence to sit on our board of trustees. This is an important role and applicants should feel confident in their ability to grasp a thorough understanding of the charity’s finances, as well as contributing prompt consideration and guidance about arising financial matters to both board members and staff.

As an officer of our board, the Treasurer’s responsibilities will include:

  • To maintain an overview of Respect’s financial affairs
  • To ensure the organisation’s financial viability
  • To ensure that proper financial records and procedures are maintained
  • To chair the operations sub-committee

The Treasurer will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing, approving and presenting budgets, accounts and financial statements
  • Ensuring that the financial resources of Respect meet its present and future needs
  • Ensuring that the charity has an appropriate reserves policy
  • The timely preparation and presentation of financial reports to the board (task delegated to the Finance team)
  • Ensuring that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place
  • Advising on the financial implications of Respect’s strategic plans
  • Ensuring Respect’s compliance with legislation
  • Ensuring equipment and assets are adequately maintained and insured
  • Ensuring that the accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by funders and the relevant statutory bodies
  • If external scrutiny of accounts is required, ensuring that the accounts are scrutinised in the manner required (independent examination or audit) and any recommendations are implemented
  • Keeping the board informed about its financial duties and responsibilities
  • Contributing to the fundraising strategy of Respect
  • Making a formal presentation of the accounts at the annual general meeting and drawing attention to important points in a coherent and easily understandable way
  • Working with the board’s chair and vice chair to ensure the smooth running of procedures

All Respect trustees are expected to:

  • Demonstrate commitment to Respect’s aims and beliefs
  • Ensure they have adequate time available to complete their duties
  • Provide support and advice to the charity based on their skills and knowledge
  • Support Respect fundraising and events

Respect Treasurer Job Description and Person Specification 2017



Interviews will be carried out at a mutually convenient date/time.


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