Currently at an exciting stage of our development, Aviation Heritage UK is keen to recruit a Treasurer.

AHUK is run by a friendly team of volunteers with a range of backgrounds and experience. Perhaps you would like to offer some support to our important aviation heritage activities whilst gaining skills and experience through volunteering or perhaps you are retired with a little spare time.

Treasurers Role Description

The overall role of a Treasurer is to maintain an overview of the organisation’s financial affairs, ensuring its viability and ensuring that proper financial records and procedures are maintained. The role can also be undertaken by a Finance Sub Committee of which the Treasurer will be chairman.

This is a voluntary position. The Treasurer becomes an Executive Committee member and Company Director.

Manual books or computer software (Preferred) can be used as required.

The administration requirements are summarised below.

Financial planning and reporting

  • Keep records to process receipts and expenditure ensuring that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place.
  • Reconcile bank statements.
  • Check accuracy of invoices and other outgoings.
  • Account for cash received and deposit it with the bank
  • Pay suppliers and others in a timely manner so that the financial reputation of the organisation is maintained.
  • Prepare and present accounts and financial statements to the committee.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation e.g. Companies House, HMRC and Charity Commission legislation.
  • Submit annual reports on line to Companies house, HMRC and Charity Commissioners as required.
  • Ensure accounts meet the conditions of contractual agreements with external agencies such as funders and statutory bodies.
  • Advise on the financial implications of the organisation’s strategic and operational plans.
  • Advise on the fundraising strategy of the organisation.
  • Advise on the organisation’s financial reserves policy and investment policy.
  • Ensure that there is no conflict between any investment held and the aims and objects of the organisation.
  • Deliver the financial records to the nominated auditor by 31st January for preparation of annual accounts.
  • Ensure any recommendations of the auditors are implemented.
  • Present the audited accounts at the organisation’s annual general meeting.