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Meals on Wheels Mount Barker - Assistant Treasurer

  • Location: Mount Barker SA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    Available one day between Monday and Friday, specific days and hours negotiable. We require a 12 month minimum commitment, so please only apply if available longer term.

  • Type of work
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Training

    Training is provided, and support is given from the Branch Support Officer at Central Office.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    - Some bookkeeping knowledge is desirable
    - Computer skills are an advantage, or willingness to learn
    - Good interpersonal skills
    - Confidence in dealing with issues with a high degree of confidentiality.
    - Support and training will be provided by the Corporate Services department in an ongoing manner

    Please Note:
    * As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
    * Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role be a maximum of 15-16 hours per week.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Reporting to the Chair, the Treasurer is responsible for overseeing the branch financial transactions including:

  • Maintaining a record of all receipts, payments and other financial transactions
  • Paying all accounts in a timely manner to suppliers, volunteers and central office
  • Overseeing direct debit payments for clients in consultation with other office bearers (e.g. Client Services Coordinator) as required
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Maintaining the database for the branch finance module (e.g. entering all payment and receipt transactions off the bank statement, adding new suppliers etc.)
  • At the request of the Corporate Services department, cooperating with the external auditor in preparing the association’s accounts
  • Providing a quarterly financial statement to the branch committee and Corporate Services department, including meal costs and other financial information as directed.
  • Ensuring that any new directives by the Board and Central Office are carried out throughout the branch (e.g. new finance polices are adhered to)

Time commitment

  • Maintenance of branch financial records
  • Preparation of quarterly branch financial statement
  • Preparation for and attendance at branch meetings and the annual general meeting
  • Attendance at conferences, workshops and training arranged by Central Office