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Closing date: On-going until role filled


  • 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
  • Maintain, monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation including capital shareholding and withdrawal planning, liquidity and cash planning and financial risk management
  • Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits
  • Present the accounts and reports on time to the Secretary in time for approval of the Board, the AGM and for statutory filing


  • 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
  • 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:
  • Cheque signatories
  • Purchasing limits
  • Purchasing systems
  • Petty cash/ float
  • Salary payments
  • Pensions
  • PAYE and NI payments
  • Others as appropriate
  • Appraising the financial viability of plans, proposals and feasibility studies.
  • Lead on liaison with Accountants
  • Lead on appointing and liaising with auditors/an independent examiner.
  • Ensure posting and bookkeeping is kept up-to-date.
  • Maintain the petty cash system and regularly process petty cash claims.
  • Regularly carry out reconciliations/ oversee regular reconciliations by the finance volunteer.
  • Arrange payments to creditors as appropriate and arrange appropriate signatures on payments.
  • Make the necessary arrangements to collect payments from debtors and bank payments promptly.


  • Knowledge and experience of current and fundraising finance practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations.
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and financial management (as necessary).
  • Good financial analysis skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly

If you are interested in taking on this role, please email expressions of interest to the CBS Secretary –