Finance Volunteer (Harrogate and District)

We are looking to recruit a Finance Volunteer for our Harrogate and District 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.

What the role involves:
This role may vary depending on needs, but is likely to include:
• Accurately maintaining income and expenditure records to document and report on group finances using our Online Accounting system
• Offering objectivity around the spending of money and ensuring money is spent in a cost-effective manner
• Approving income and expenditure with the other group bank account signatories
• Ensuring that our financial requirements and policies relating to group finances are followed
• Supporting the group’s shared responsibility for designing and delivering services and activities in line with our principles of quality service delivery so that they are safe, effective and impactful

We can support you to develop the skills you need for this role, including an induction into all the areas outlined. You will have a chance to discuss your role and any additional needs with us.

Skills or experience required?:

You’ll be comfortable with figures, preferably with an accounting or business background.
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.

This opportunity is suitable for: Families, Wheelchair users
Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: Yes
What are the areas of interest?: Business & finance
Type(s) of cause supported: Disablity
Where is the opportunity located?: Harrogate
Includes out of pocket expenses?: Yes
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: 2 hours
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times:

M T W T F S S
Morning
Afternoon
Evening