Honorary Treasurer

Role purpose:

While financial matters are the responsibility of all trustees, the Honorary Treasurer has a particular role in ensuring that the charity is solvent, well-run, and delivering the intended charitable benefits.


Key Function:

Financial administration and risk management

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Monitoring the financial administration of the charity and reporting to the Executive Committee.
  2. Overseeing the charity’s financial risk-management process, including monitoring and advising on the financial viability of the charity.
  3. Overseeing the charity’s investment activities.
  4. With regard to accounting matters, liaison and co-ordination of the internal staff, external accountants and external auditors.
  5. Ensuring that the annual accounts are prepared and audited within the necessary timescales.
  6. Presenting budgets, management accounts and annual accounts to the Executive Committee.


 Last updated June 2021