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Join Our Team: Become a Treasurer

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and confident Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees. If you possess financial expertise and a commitment to our organisation’s mission, we invite you to apply for this important role.

About Us

At Be United, our mission is to advocate, nurture and champion Black people working in the performing arts, screen and event sectors in Scotland. Why? We believe our sectors are richer when all people are in the room. We have been serving our community for 10 years and are dedicated to to contribute to a more inspired, united and enriched world.

Why Become a Treasurer?

As a Treasurer, you will play a crucial role in managing our organisation’s finances and ensuring that we remain financially sustainable. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Make a tangible impact: Your financial expertise will directly contribute to the success and growth of our organisation, allowing us to better serve our community.
  • Gain valuable experience: Serving as Treasurer will provide you with valuable experience in financial management, budgeting, and strategic planning.
  • Support our mission: By overseeing our finances, you will help us to achieve our goals and make a positive impact in our community.

What We’re Looking For

We are seeking an individual with a strong background in finance and accounting. Key qualifications and attributes include:

  • Financial management expertise and understanding of charity finance issues.
  • An understanding of charity governance. As Treasurer, you will also become a Trustee.
  • Experience with budgeting and financial reporting.
  • Familiarity with accounting software (e.g., SAGE).
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

This is a voluntary, unpaid role. However, when possible, we will reimburse any expenses you incur in your duties as a member of the Board.

Be United Board meets monthly on the last Monday of every month 7pm – 8.30pm on Teams. We have annual strategy meetings, team training days and our AGM in person. Dates are arranged in advance to ensure majority of the board can be present.

You can be based anywhere in the UK, as we will continue meeting online to be as accessible as possible.

For more information about the role, please download our Treasurer Recruitment Pack.

How to Apply

To apply for the position of Treasurer, please complete the application form:

https://forms.office.com/e/R2MYP3EtWT

The deadline for applications is 23 June 2024.

After the application deadline, selected candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process. This will provide us with an opportunity to learn more about you and how you can contribute to our organisation. The interviews will take place on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th June. Please let us know if you are not free on these dates when applying.

We look forward to welcoming our newest Treasurer!

Best regards,

Be United Team

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