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About the organisation

Move the World is a small female-led organisation that aims to develop the next generation of active citizens in Ghana. They work to improve the education of students in impoverished communities, helping them develop life skills including leadership, communication and teamwork. In the past year they have supported over 600 students.

About the role

A Treasurer — to oversee the management and reporting of Move The World’s finances: 

  • Actively participate as a key member of the board of trustees - Lead development of the annual budget and future trajectories in line with the aspirations of the strategic plan and fundraising strategy

  • To advise on all financial matters, including regulatory compliance

  • To oversee the development and observation of financial policies

  • To keep the board of trustees regularly informed of key financial events, trends, concerns and assessment of fiscal health in addition to completing financial reporting in a timely fashion, making these reports available to the board within reason

  • To have oversight of all financial transactions including monitoring developed systems for keeping cash flow manageable and efficient

  • Advise fellow trustees on a regular basis of the financial status of the charity and where necessary recommend action

  • Support the arrangement, the compilation and agreement of Move The World’s annual report, including the annual review of accounts by the independent examiner

  • Act as an ambassador for Move The World, representing the charity at meetings and facilitating networking and funding opportunities as these arise

Our ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have innovative ideas and sound financial knowledge, will be competent and experienced in handling finances (formal accountancy qualification preferred). The following traits are desirable but not essential:

  • An understanding of the voluntary sector and previous experience as a trustee

  • Knowledge and experience of international development

  • A West African background

What’s in it for you

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Trustee Treasurer

Move the World

Apply by

24 Oct 2022







Time commitment

1-3 hours per week
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