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Treasurer / Trustee

We are recruiting a new Trustee who will be able to serve as Honorary Treasurer of the Charity.

Sussex MS Centre is at an exciting moment in our development. We are working on our expansion by building a new home for ourselves. Due to the popularity of the centre we have outgrown our current space.  As Treasurer you will play a significant role in our aim to continue to be an exceptionally well-run and sustainable organisation so that we can make the greatest practical impact for people managing their lives with MS.

Main Responsibilities of the Treasurer / Trustee

The overall role of a Treasurer is to maintain an overview of Sussex MS Centre’s financial affairs, ensuring its financial viability and ensuring that proper financial records and procedures are maintained and that our Board receives sufficient information on which to base its decisions and discharge its responsibilities.

The Treasurer chairs the Finance Committee meetings.

Person Specification for the Treasurer / Trustee

Accountancy qualification and at least three years’ post qualifying experience.

  • Knowledge of charity finance and charity regulations.
  • Strategic and analytical financial skills.
  • Ability to present and discuss financial information in an accessible way.
  • A strong interest in helping Sussex MS Centre to achieve its aims.
Time commitment

The estimated time commitment for the Treasurer is 12-15 days per annum.

The Honorary Treasurer attends six Board meetings and six Finance Committee meetings per year (bi monthly).

Location:

Sussex MS Centre, Croft Avenue, Southwick Recreation Ground, Southwick, BN42 4AB