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INCH Board - Treasurer April 2020

  • Location: Mitchelton QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Homeless
  • Time Required

    You must be able to attend at least the minimum required scheduled Board Meetings (8 -12 meetings per annum which are usually held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month) You must be able to contribute approximately 1 - 4 hrs per week to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a Board member Involvement in implementing INCH’s Business and Strategic goals average is around 1 – 4 hrs per week

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Training

    Orientation training, ongoing training

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Driver's Licence (C)
    • Others

    Bankruptcy and reference checks are also a requirement

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

About INCH Housing Inc.

Our Vision: To provide safe, affordable, accessible housing for all people in South East Qld.

Our Mission: To assist people to successfully retain safe, affordable and secure housing.

Our clients, are people who have high or very high needs (as defined by the Department of Housing and Public Works) and identify as belonging in one or more of the following target groups: People with disabilities or mental health issues; Indigenous people; people escaping domestic violence; homeless people; youth and older people; low income single people and people from international cultures

INCH's partners are: Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works and Brisbane City Council for funding and Portfolio management. A diverse range of community services, government agencies and local businesses, who provide support options and assistance to our clients. Local businesses and commercial services to assist with implementing property and tenancy services to our clients.

Overview of Board Treasurer role

The Treasurer is the Officer assigned the responsibility of overseeing the management and reporting of INCH’s finances in accordance with Governance and Industry regulatory requirements.

INCH’s Treasurer is a leadership role and is part of INCH’s finance team which includes INCH’s President, the CEO, INCH’s Accountant and members of the Finance and Audit Sub-Committee.

Duties include:- • Monitor and oversee the financial affairs of the organisation • Ensure all legislative requirements are adhered to at all times i.e. Taxation Laws, Payroll, etc. • Present monthly and quarterly financial reports to the Board. • Ensure that efficient and robust systems of accountability are in place. • Regularly monitor individual program budgets. • Ensure books of accounts are up to date and in order • Ensure that an Audit is arranged each year and that all relevant information and books are prepared for Audit. • Ensure that tasks are done on time, information provided is accurate and that all financial accountability documentation required by funding bodies are completed and returned with the specified time-frame. This can occur through the formation of a Finance Working Group comprising the Treasurer, CEO, Bookkeeper and other interested Board member(s) which will meet as delegated by the Board. • Serving as Chair of the Financial and Audit Sub-Committee • Advising the Board on financial strategy – relating to INCH’s Business Plan and Strategic Goals.

Responsibilities for INCH Board members are:

• You must have a genuine interest in participating at a governance level to assist
INCH operations to provide community housing services to the most vulnerable people in our community • Your skills, knowledge and/or experience must demonstrate that they assist INCH with implementing its Business Plans and Strategic Goals • You must have the ability to work within the pace of a charity association, one with many restrictions - limited human resources, high housing program guidelines, high regulatory requirements and limited finances • You must possess the ability to communicate effectively at all levels with a range of
people and continuously promote a culture of mutual respect • You must be able to commit to a minimum of 12 months service on the Board • You must be able to attend at least the minimum required scheduled Board Meetings (8 -12 meetings per year which are usually held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month) • You must be able to contribute approximately 1 - 4 hrs per week to undertake the
duties and responsibilities of a Board member • Involvement in implementing INCH’s Business and Strategic goals average is around 1 – 4 hrs per week

If you are interested in INCH’s Treasurer position, please email your interest, along with your CV in the first instance.


You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.