Finance Volunteer

CPRE London


Volunteer • Part Time

[email protected]

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Friday, 28th June 2024  

Time commitment – 1 day a week in the office (either Tues, Wed or Thurs)
Reports to: Director
Purpose of role: To help provide effective financial administration for CPRE London

Key responsibilities

Manage and improve processes for managing CPRE London’s finances, including:

  • Facilitating online payments including payroll, tax and NI arrangements for staff
  • Facilitating NEST pension payments
  • Creating invoices and monitoring whether these have been paid
  • Helping monitor whether all expected income has been received
  • Paying in cheques or CAF vouchers
  • Maintaining a record of income and expenditure on Quickbooks bringing this up to date monthly – furnishing Director with summary of income and expenditure
  • Supplying information to the Treasurer for quarterly trustee reports, the annual report and preparation of budgets and providing advice on its presentation
  • Assisting in ensuring CPRE London meets its charitable responsibilities, including the submission of Charity Commission returns, completion of year-end accounts and preparing information for and working with auditors
  • Making Gift Aid claims to HMRC and keeping records for inspection.
  • Looking for cost savings in procurement

Desirable skills and experience

  • Experience of bookkeeping and essential accounting procedures. CPRE London uses Quickbooks Online so experience of Quickbooks and/or similar online accounting systems is highly desirable.
  • Excellent understanding of Excel.
  • A commitment to environmental issues

There will also be opportunities to get involved in other areas of the charity’s work such as administration of the Hedgerow Heroes programme if candidate interest and capacity allows. This could include hands on involvement with planting activities as well as the logistics behind the programme.

How to apply

To apply, please send us an up-to-date CV, along with a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience match the role description and demonstrating your interest in the work of CPRE London.