Trustee (Treasurer)

Moon Executive Search on behalf of Your Park Bristol & Bath
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 29 January, 2023 - 11:45
Contract Type: 
1-2 days per month
South West
Contract Details: 
Details of Role: 

Title                                       Trustee Treasurer

Location                                  Bath or Bristol

Responsible To                       Board of Trustees

Time Commitment                 Your Park estimate it takes an average of 1-2 days per month

                                                You will need to attend 4-6 Trustee meetings per year

Salary                                       Voluntary (unpaid)                                                     


Budgeting and strategic financial planning

Input into business planning and income generation strategies; 

  • Ensure all strategic plans are financially appraised and budgets are aligned to both short-term and longterm objectives each year;
  • Oversee planning/budgeting processes in participation with the Trustees and CEO, constructively challenge where required;
  • Suggest alternative scenarios while evaluating strategic plans as a part of the risk management process and as a part of performance and reporting scenarios.

 Management Reporting

  • Work closely with staff (CEO and Finance Assistant) to ensure a high standard of management accounting is maintained;
  • Use their finance system, Xero, to oversee reporting and run reports.

 Statutory Financial Reporting

  • Board level liaison with external auditors on specific issues in the annual examination process and related board representations;
  • Guide and advise fellow trustees to formally approve the annual report and audited accounts;
  • Explain technicalities of accounts in plain language which is fully understood by the trustees.

 In relation to Governance:

  • Lead the financial report at each Trustee meeting including prepare the associated papers and communication financial positions so that all members are able to understand;  
  • Lead the Board’s duty to ensure proper accounting records are kept, financial resources are controlled, invested and economically spent in line with governance, legal and regulatory requirements.

Time commitment

The position is flexible and can be worked around your existing commitments. Your Park estimate it takes an average of 1-2 days per month. 

You will need to attend 4-6 Trustee meetings per year, currently taking place on weekday evenings as most of the Trustees are in employment. In-between meetings, you will ideally be able to make some time to work with the staff and Trustees to develop plans, budgets and introduce policies and procedures, this work will largely be completed via email.


The role of Treasurer is a voluntary post, however where required we will pay all reasonable expenses to ensure you can participate fully in the role.

Person Specification


Your Park are looking for a confident and dynamic individual who embraces a challenge and is willing to commit some time to seeing this project grow and develop. You will need to have good strategic planning and organisational skills, a passion for, and an understanding of the charity and it’s aims. You should also be approachable, flexible and able to work as part of a team.

How to Apply: 

How to apply


Moon Executive Search has been appointed as chosen Search Partner to Your Park Bristol and Bath and will manage the recruitment process.

NB: All direct applications will be forwarded to Moon Executive Search

To apply, please send a copy of your latest CV together with a supporting statement, explaining your motivations for applying for the role, how your skills, knowledge and experience match the job outline and what you can additionally bring to the role.

To ensure fairness to all applicants, any decision to shortlist you for initial telephone screening

will be based solely on the information that you supply on your CV and supporting statement.

Therefore, it is important you give as much information as possible regarding why you wish to apply and what you think makes you a suitable applicant.

Moon Executive Search is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of society.

Completed applications should be sent by email to:

FAO: SANDY HINKS, Head of Charity Practice, quoting ref: MC2316

Closing date for applications: 29th January 2023

Preliminary interviews will be with Moon Executive Search virtually, followed by an interview with Your Park Bristol & Bath on Friday 3rd February.  

Your Park Bristol & Bath has retained Moon Executive Search to manage this campaign and are therefore unable to accept CVs from third party agencies. All CV’s and expression of interest received will be forwarded directly to Moon Executive Search for consideration.

On behalf of Your Park Bristol & Bath, Moon Executive Search would like to thank you for your initial interest in their Trustee opportunity.

Contact Person: 
Sandy Hinks
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
01275 371200
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