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Treasurer

Treasurer

The Vauxhall Band, a new period instrument music ensemble made up of leading specialists in the historical performance field, is looking for a Treasurer to join the board of trustees.

The ensemble's work is carried out through public concerts and education projects, creating opportunities for audience members from a wide and diverse demographic to experience and learn about music in London in the late 18th century. Please visit www.thevauxhallband.com for further information.


This is a very exciting opportunity to join a friendly team of experts, and work creatively on projects that will have a significant cultural, social, and educational impact.


We're looking for someone with accounting and bookkeeping experience to work alongside the Chair, Company Secretary, and two Co-Chief Executives as Treasurer, carrying out the following duties:

Principal Responsibilities

  • Oversee the financial affairs of the organisation and ensure they are legal, constitutional, and within accepted accounting practice.

  • Liaise with the Co-Chief Executives and Company Secretary on financial and legal matters.

  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures are in place.

  • Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts, and independent examination.

  • Monitor the financial health of the organisation.

  • Present budgets, accounts, and financial statements to the board in a format that helps the board understand the charity's financial position.

  • Advise on the fundraising strategy of the organisation.

  • Take the lead in interpreting financial data, and appraise the financial viability of plans, proposals, and feasibility studies

  • Ensure that there is no conflict between any investment held and the aims and objects of the charity.

Person Specification

  • Interest in and passion for the arts, with a specific interest in music, concerts, research, music education, and historical performance.

  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of trusteeship.

  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team and to take decisions for the good of the organisation.

  • Strong administrative skills.

  • Commercial awareness.

  • Meticulous attention to detail.

  • Excellent organisation and time management.

  • The ability to take the initiative.

  • A flexible and practical approach to work.

  • Discretion and diplomacy.

  • Strategic vision.

  • Good, independent judgement.

  • The ability to think creatively.

For further information and to apply please contact Laura Piras - laura@thevauxhallband.com