EmbraceAbility works in partnership with Khemara Cambodia to deliver our Community Outreach Programme on Koh Dach Island. We are proud to be part of the Khemara family, the longest serving local NGO in Cambodia.
Seeking to bridge the gap in disability care services on Koh Dach Island, EmbraceAbility provides tailored occupational therapy aimed at empowering children with disabilities and their families. Our programmes and policies are committed to promoting community inclusion, dignity and independence, with a view to reducing the high levels of multidimensional poverty and deprivation among people with disabilities and their families.
What does the opportunity involve doing?
Role Title: Treasurer
Direct Report: Works closely with the Director, Chair, and the Board of Trustees.
Background: Finance, Strategy and Governance, Fundraising, Legal, Risk.
1.0 Role Summary
The Honorary Treasurer will:
Monitor the financial standing of the charity and report to the Board of Trustees and Director regarding cash-flow forecasting, income streams, out-going expenses and the overarching strategic management of the organisation’s financial resources.
Oversee the charity’s financial risk-management process and report financial health to the Board of Trustees at regular intervals.
Act as a countersignatory on cheques and applications to funders and ensure that annual accounts are submitted to all relevant regulators in a timely fashion.
Liaise with external auditors on financial issues and ensuring that the organisation’s finances are responsibly managed/invested for the betterment of the organisation’s work and for the beneficiaries it serves.
What induction, training and support is offered?
Please contact hello@embraceability for a full list of the main responsibilities of the Treasurer.
EmbraceAbility is an equal opportunity employer. We diligently monitor and evaluate our compliance with equal opportunity laws, guidelines, and policies to ensure that employment practices and contracting arrangements give equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
What skills or qualities are needed?
An applicant for the role of Treasurer is expected to have:
Demonstrated commercial awareness and knowledge.
Knowledge of charity SORP and impending changes.
Competent use of IT skills.
Proven ability to communicate and explain financial information to members of the Board of Trustees and other stakeholders.
Analytical and evaluation skills, demonstrating good judgement.
Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.
Good communication and leadership skills
Demonstrated knowledge and experience of charity fundraising and financial practices.
Dedication to the organisation’s cause and objectives and willing to act as the charity’s ambassador to external bodies, charities and companies.
Skills and experience in one or more areas of non-executive governance and management e.g. strategic planning, business management, financial/accounting, understanding of HR issues, experience of Trusts or other grant giving bodies particularly fundraising and legal knowledge.
A team-oriented approach to problem solving and to management.
4.0 Time Commitment
The Board meets at least 4 times a year and the Treasurer is expected to be available 4 times in a year.
In addition to Board Meetings, other contact – usually electronic or by telephone – will be necessary.
Attendance at award meetings or fundraising meetings is optional.