CCF Board Vacancy: Board Treasurer

Conservative Christians Fellowship Board Vacancy

Conservative Christian Fellowship Board Treasurer

The Conservative Christian Fellowship (the CCF), www.christian-conservatives.org.uk,  is seeking to appoint a voluntary Treasurer to join our vibrant Board of Directors (known as the ‘trustees’) to support the CCF in the next phase of our development.

The CCF builds relationships between the Christian community and the world of politics. We are a non-denominational Christian fellowship that inspires and equips believers to go into public life. We contribute to the life and thinking of the Conservative Party and seeks to build a strong, relational bridge between the party and the Christian community.

Please see below for full details of this exciting opportunity to contribute to the life and work of the Conservative Party’s official affiliate organisation for Christians.

To apply please send a covering letter and a CV to the CCF at: ccf@conservatives.com

The deadline for receiving applications is Monday 13th August.

We will be holding interviews on a rolling basis with a view to having the new board member in place before the Board meeting taking place on Thursday 13th September.

For the full role and Job description please see below:

Conservative Christian Fellowship

www.christian-conservatives.org.uk

Trustee Treasurer Role Description

The CCF builds relationships between the Christian world and the Conservative Party. We are a diverse and non-denominational Christian fellowship that inspires and equips believers to go into public life. We seek to be ‘Salt & Light’ in national and local politics.

We contribute to the life and thinking of the Conservative Party and seek to build a strong, relational bridge between the Party and the Christian community. We facilitate meetings between the Christian community and the party on various policy areas such as education, international development, home affairs, and community cohesion.

Unrivalled help and support is provided to each CCF member who wish to make an impact on our society. We do this by training and equipping members through events such as our Impact Leadership in Public Life course, the Annual Wilberforce Address, and local groups. Those who believe their role is encouragement and prayer are connected to local decision makers to support them in their work. Prayer and building honourable relationships are the foundations of all that we do at the CCF.

OUR VALUES

  • We are passionate followers of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • We are diverse, we’re from different backgrounds and denominations
  • We are believers in the Holy Bible and prayer, both are foundational of all that we do
  • We are united in loving God and loving our neighbour
  • We are angry about injustice and suffering
  • We are committed to high integrity in public life.

THE ROLE OF TREASURER

We are looking for a Treasurer to join our Board of Directors (often referred to as our ‘trustees’) to be an integral part of the next phase of the Conservative Christian Fellowship (the CCF). Led by our Chair, the CCF trustees are all volunteers who are responsible for the governance and strategic direction of the CCF, supporting the Executive Director and ensuring that decision-making processes are robust.

MAIN AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

The Treasurer will:

  • Oversee the financial affairs of the CCF and ensure they are legal, constitutional, and within accepted accounting practices.
  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures are in place.
  • Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation.
  • Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.

Specifically, they will:

  • Liaise with relevant staff, trustees and/or volunteers to ensure the financial viability of the organisation.
  • Make fellow trustees aware of their financial obligations and take a lead in interpreting financial data to them.
  • Regularly report the financial position at committee meetings (balance sheet, cash flow, fundraising performance etc).
  • Oversee the production of an annual budget and propose its adoption at the last meeting of the previous financial year.
  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures and controls are in place, ie:
    • Cheque signatories
    • Purchasing limits
    • Purchasing systems
    • Petty cash/ float
    • Salary payments
    • Pensions
    • PAYE and NI payments
    • Others as appropriate
  • Appraising the financial viability of plans, proposals and feasibility studies. Lead on appointing and liaising with auditors/an independent examiner.