Call for Nominations for SI Treasurer 1 Jan 2020 – 31 Dec 2021

Soroptimist International is pleased to announce that it is inviting applications for the volunteer role, SI Treasurer for the 2020– 21 biennium.

The SI Treasurer, who is also appointed as a voting director of the company works closely with the SI Global Executive Director based in the UK, the SI Executive Team, the Board of Directors and will be a member of the Finance Committee. The successful candidate will be a volunteer and an accredited member of their nominating Federation. They will be required to demonstrate their financial competencies and will be a qualified accountant, with working knowledge of UK accounting standards and practices.

Further, candidates will need to be proficient users of Microsoft software, email and ideally accounting software Xero. The range of reporting responsibilities include: quarterly preparation of budget and actual statements and reporting of company investments; annual budget preparation and cashflow forecast, and supervision of audit preparation for financial statements which are submitted to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. Candidates should also bear in mind that they will need to have frequent access to online banking and should allow for a minimum commitment of 8 hours per week. Candidates should note that in 2018 book keeping and payroll for the company were outsourced.

The successful candidate will be confident when presenting financial information and able to respond knowledgeably to queries posed during meetings. Financial competencies will need to be demonstrated in application and at interview; further attested to by both professional and character references.

Candidates should demonstrate their ability to execute the role by submission of their CV and supporting statement and following the process cited in the attached Role Description and Person Specification.

Applications from SIGBI Members should be sent to Gina Coad – hq@sigbi.org – by 15 September 2018.

Please send any general queries to the Global Executive Director by email to: deborah.thomas@soroptimistinternational.org.

Please see the Recruitment Pack for full details.