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Treasurer Application Form

As detailed in our Constitution Transition Town Iford is a practical group of people that run events and activities to

(a) build a local community that is interconnected, resilient and self-reliant,

(b) where lost skills are rediscovered, shared
and new ones learnt

(c) promote the wellbeing of all living things.

We  follow all 3 permaculture elements within all our events and activities: Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share.

The duties of the Steering Group are:
(a) to steer and lead the Organisation in line with the Vision and Mission
(b) to monitor and control the affairs of the Organisation;
(c) to keep accurate accounts of the Organisation’s finances through the Treasurer; 

(d) to keep accounting records that facilitate financial reporting on a per Working Group basis
(e) for events to be appropriately insured.
(f) To represent the Organisation at functions and meetings, and acting as a spokesperson as appropriate.
We expect SG members to commit to serving for a period of at least one year

TTI Treasurer Role Description

Transition Town Ilford is looking for a Treasurer.
The overall role of a Treasurer is to maintain an overview of the Organisation’s finances, ensuring its financial viability and maintaining   proper financial records and procedures.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities
•    Maintaining and presenting budgets, accounts and financial statements
   •     Ensuring that there is no conflict between any investment held and the aims and objects of the Organisation
   •    Ensuring the Organisation’s compliance with legislation
   •    Making a formal presentation of the accounts at the AGM and drawing attention to important points in an easily understandable way
   •    Ensuring that proper finance procedures are in place and that these are clear to all volunteers
   •    Prompt payment of  bills and expenses
   •    Maintaining clear records of expenditure on each of the grants Transition Ilford receives.
   •    Acting as a signatory for the main bank account of the Organisation.

Benefits to you
 •    Being part of a thriving community organisation and know that you are doing something to help make the community a better place
   •    Opportunities for training in order for you to update your skills

What skills do I need?
Skills, attributes, experience and qualifications
•    Experience of bookkeeping is essential. This will include experience  of preparing a budget/ keeping accounts and internet banking
   •    Ability to share financial information simply and clearly
   •    Ability to work in a team
   •    You will share the values and vision of Transition Town Ilford

When do I need to be available?
You will be expected to attend Steering Group meetings. These are usually held monthly but are sometimes more frequent.
You will spend at least 4 hours per month on finance matters.

Application Process
Online application form followed by meeting the Steering Group
Induction provided
Training to update and develop  your finance skills provided if requested
Travel expenses provided for local journeys

Treasurer Application Form
Which days are you available?

Please note that anyone falling into any one of the categories below cannot become a steering group member:
-Anyone who has been convicted of any offence involving deception or dishonesty (unless spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
-Anyone who has previously been removed from the trusteeship of a charity or community association) by the court or the Charity Commission;
-Anyone disqualified from being a company director;

Completing and signing this form will be a confirmation that you do not fall into any of the above categories.
I have read and understood the role description for the Steering Group member.

Thanks for applying for the Treasurer role!

We'll get back to you soon.

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