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We are looking to recruit a Finance Volunteer for our Shetland Group. As a Finance Volunteer, you would be joining a coordinating team of volunteers to plan and deliver services and activities to support people locally.
You will maintain and approve income and expenditure records and explain financial information clearly to other group members. You would ensure our financial requirements and policies are followed, and that money is spent in a cost effective manner.
This is a great opportunity to gain experience with a large charity, develop your existing skills and learn new ones. We need you to get involved and help make positive changes to the lives of people affected by MS.
You’ll have an interest in the MS Society and the work that we do, as well as the enthusiasm to represent both us and our values locally. You will understand the needs of people affected by MS in your area and be sympathetic to the needs and motivations of volunteers. You’ll be comfortable with figures, preferably with an accounting or business background.
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The MS Society is committed to promoting diversity. We can only offer roles to over 18s.
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Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (Scottish Borders)
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Speak with local shops and businesses about the life-saving work SCAA provides and placing a new can if they are happy.
Keep SCAA updated on locations of cans.
Monitor your area of cans if they need collected. Some are busier than others.
Uplift full cans and providing clean, empty cans.
Count and bank locally (some banks have change counters, but not all).
Contact the office with details of the funds, they will send a thank you and update you on how much was raised.
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• Using XERO to oversee, approve and present budgets, accounts and financial statements
• Being assured that the financial resources of the organisation meet its present and future needs
• Ensuring that the charity has an appropriate reserves policy
• Preparing and presenting quarterly financial reports to the board and advising on financial matters, both positive and negative
• Ensuring that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place and acted upon routinely
• To be a counter signatory to any major banking transaction and approve banking transactions, including payment of staff wages
• Advising on the financial implications of the organisation’s strategic plans
• To advise the board of its financial requirements for the year ahead
• Ensuring that the accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by funders and the relevant statutory bodies
• If external scrutiny of accounts is required, ensuring that the accounts are scrutinised in the manner required (independent
examination or audit) and any recommendations are implemented
• Keeping the board informed about its financial duties and responsibilities
• Contributing to the fundraising strategy of the organisation
• Preparing BWA’s annual report and making a formal presentation of the report at the annual general meeting and drawing attention
to important points in a coherent and easily understandable way
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Role Description :
Dyslexia Scotland Borders is looking for some new committee volunteers to help us plan our events for the public.
The branch committee is looking for a Treasurer to:
- Keep a basic record of branch accounts, with assistance from Dyslexia Scotland
- Send an annual statement of accounts to Dyslexia Scotland
- Prepare an annual statement of accounts for the branch AGM
The branch turnover is modest and there are a limited number of transactions, such as room hire or general expenses.
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