Oversee the financial management and strategy of our young and growing international charity

The Role

We’re seeking a qualified and knowledgeable financial manager/accountant to be the Treasurer on our Board of Trustees.

The main responsibilities are:
  • Attend quarterly board meetings (these generally last 2 hours and are over the internet calls)
  • Review and confirm accounts prepared by the CEO on a monthly basis, as well as liaising with them regarding general financial management and strategy. Present these financial reports at trustee meetings. (Approx. 1 hour/month)
  • Sign off on United Social Ventures’ account for the financial year to be audited in Uganda. 
  • Become a signatory to United Social Ventures’ bank account in the UK and Uganda. Authorise bank transactions, including international transfers between the two accounts, in a timely manner. (Approx. 30 mins/month)
  • Attend a monthly sub-committee for governance and assurance (1 hour)
  • Periodically review our financial management policy and ensure that procedures are being followed.
  • Oversee United’s transition to a new accounting system. 
  • Join other trustees in committing to United’s ‘Give or Get’ policy of either giving or fundraising for the charity.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • At least 3 years’ experience in organization financial management
  • Undergraduate degree in related field (accountancy, economics, finance etc.)
  • Knowledge of accountancy software and processes
  • Ability to dedicate at least 2 hours a week to United Social Ventures
  • Chartered Accountancy Qualification

To Apply

Please submit a brief statement on your motivation for applying, along with a CV to with the subject: Treasurer Application. 
Or apply through Reach Volunteering or Charity Job.

Applicantions will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply early. 

More Questions?

Email to arrange a video call.