JOB VACANCY: Oxfordshire Family Support Network – Treasurer (p/t)

Role summary: Oxfordshire Family Support Network (OxFSN) is a small, but growing Charity run by and for family carers of people with learning disabilities – both children and adults. We provide information, advice and support to family carers and run events, training and workshops for families and the professionals who work with them. For further information about the work we do please visit our website

We are looking for a new Treasurer from the end of March 2019. This role would ideally suit someone with experience of working in the Charity sector who wants to work part-time. Initial induction will be provided by our outgoing Treasurer.

Job location (usual place of work): Home based

Pay rate: To be negotiated

Pay is pro rata?: No

Job title: Treasurer

Applications close on date: February 22nd 2019

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Permanent

Job description: Title Treasurer
Salary To be negotiated
Expenses to be reimbursed as per our expenses policy
Reporting to OxFSN Programme Manager


The Treasurer has principal responsibility for the sound financial management of the charity, including the provision of support to the trustees and workers regarding:
• Periodic and year-end financial reports
• Financial returns to external bodies
• Cash flow monitoring
• Budgets and projections

The Treasurer also has an important role to play in ensuring that the charity abides by the principals of good governance and meeting its regulatory and legal obligations.

Main duties and responsibilities

a) Day to day financial management
i) Paying supplier invoices
ii) Recording transactions processing and maintenance of the accounts
iii) Contributing to project costings for funding bids
iv) Maintenance of a sound financial control environment, including records in accordance with regulatory requirements and best practice
b) Management accounting
i) Production of periodic financial reports and commentary for the trustees including cash flow forecasts
ii) Presentation of financial reports at trustees’ meetings
iii) Provision of ad hoc financial advice as required
c) Financial accounting and audit/independent examination
i) Preparation of the charity’s statutory accounts
ii) Management of the annual independent examination (or audit should that be required)
d) Governance
i) Ensure the charity complies with its statutory reporting requirements and its Memorandum / Articles, working with the Company Secretary as required
ii) Ensure compliance with other laws and regulations as are relevant to a charity and small company

Skills, Attributes and Experience

E/D* A/I*
Skills required

Accounting qualification, AAT, CCAB D A & I
Accounting skills – general E A & I
Charity accounting experience E A & I
General IT E A & I
Accounting systems manual/computerised E A & I


General IT E A & I
Attention to detail E A & I
Public benefit values E A & I
Completer finisher E A & I
Based in Oxfordshire E A & I
Proactive and enthusiastic E A & I
Compliance with the letter and principle of governance policies and regulations E A & I
Team worker E A & I

Personal or professional experience of disability D A & I

* E = Essential, D = Desirable, A = Application, I = Interview

To apply, please contact: Gail Hanrahan – Programme Manager OxFSN
Email –
Tel: 07891 734987