Wiltshire Sight Treasurer Wanted

Wiltshire Sight is an innovative, progressive local charity based in Devizes supporting people living with sight loss in Wiltshire and Swindon. They assist more than 2,500 people of all ages, as well as their families and carers.

The charity’s current Treasurer is at the end of his term of office, this means they require a new volunteer to join the Board of Trustees and support them in the coming years.

Chief Executive, Leanne Hubbard commented:

“He has been invaluable during a transitional period for Wiltshire Sight and the team wish him all the best for the future.”

They are looking for someone with a strong grasp of charity accounting or who has experience of managing multiple complex budgets. An understanding of managing an investment portfolio and accounting software (xero) would also be beneficial.

Commitment and Duties:

• Actively commit to the charity for, initially, a period of three years

• Attend around six board meetings a year and take part in other events

• Chair quarterly Finance Resources Sub Committee (FRSC) meetings

• Advise and guide the management team and Board of Trustees on financial matters

• Liaise with the auditors

In return, you will have the opportunity to use your experience to help the charity make a real difference to the lives of people living with sight loss in Wiltshire and Swindon. Full training and support will be offered to the successful applicant. Applications from people whose lives are affected by sight loss are encouraged. Informal discussions with Chief Executive, Leanne Hubbard are welcome.  Expressions of interest and CVs should be emailed to [email protected]