Volunteer Treasurer

Community Energy England


Volunteer • Part Time

communityenergyengland.org c.heywood@communityenergyengland.org 01143212248 Charlotte Heywood

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Community Energy England (CEE) is a not for profit organisation that represents and supports those committed to the community energy sector. CEE was established by the sector to provide a voice for community energy and to help create the conditions within which it can flourish. This is done by increasing the profile of community energy, sharing best practice and by advocating for supportive policies at national and local levels.

Vision: Putting people at the heart of the energy system.

Mission: To support and accelerate the transition to a fair, low carbon and community-led energy system.

CEE is looking for an experienced treasurer to work alongside the Chairperson and Chief Executive. CEE's reach is national, so we would welcome applicants from anywhere in the country. 

Duties will include -

  • Maintain an overview of the organisation's finances, ensuring that the organisation is operating within its means and within legal frameworks
  • Advise on the financial implications of strategic plans, and provide assurance to the board that there are adequate resources to meet the organisation's present and future needs
  • Support the development of the organisation's financial strategy
  • Ensure that the accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by funders and regulatory bodies and scrutinised in the manner required and any recommendations implemented
  • Approve payments to creditors
  • Present the accounts at the AGM
  • Participate in operational matters from time to time.

Person specification

  • Some experience of not-for-profit or voluntary sector accounts
  • Financial qualifications and experience
  • Willingness to be available to staff for advice and guidance
  • An understanding of the legal duties and responsibilities of a treasurer
  • A commitment to and willingness to work in accordance to work in accordance with our principles and values
  • Independent thinker, good judgement and analytical skills
  • Openness and enthusiasm for working digitally
  • Ability to ‘translate’ financial information into accessible language.

Please mention environmentjob.co.uk when responding to this ad.