Honorary treasurer

NCVO's current treasurer is coming to the end of his second term and we are recruiting his successor. We are looking for a strategic thinker with a track record in financial leadership and a passion for, and interest in, the work NCVO does to champion and support the voluntary sector and volunteering.

Person specification

The treasurer must have:

  • a recognised financial qualification and relevant financial experience
  • experience of charity finance, including tax, and pension schemes
  • a commitment to the mission of NCVO
  • a willingness to meet the minimum time requirement
  • integrity
  • strategic vision
  • good, independent judgement
  • an ability to think creatively
  • a willingness to speak their mind
  • an understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
  • an ability to work effectively as a member of a team and to take decisions for the good of NCVO.

More information

For more information, please read the background information, role description and person specification document (pdf, 98KB).

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV and a brief covering letter describing your suitability for the role and any potential conflicts of interest to Susan Cordingley, NCVO, Society Building, 8 All Saints Street N1 9RL or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Closing date is midday Monday 26 February 2018.

Interviews with the chair, independent chair of the audit and risk committee and the director of planning and resources will take place on Wednesday 7 March. Please let us know in the covering letter if you are unable to make this date.

The decision of the interview panel will be ratified by the trustee board and appointment recommended by them to NCVO’s AGM in November 2018.

About NCVO

Each day, millions of people make a difference to the causes they believe in through voluntary organisations and volunteering.

This thriving voluntary sector and volunteer movement are essential for a better society – especially in times of challenge and change.

That’s why, inspired and empowered by our 13,000 members, NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering. We do this by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations, from the smallest community groups to the largest charities.

NCVO is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone. Charity No. 225922

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