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Finance Volunteer

Finance Volunteer
Ripon Museums Trust
Description of the role:

• Entering invoices and expenditure details into the online software
• Preparing payments for the Director to authorise
• Checking the bank reconciliation monthly to see if any income/outgoing is not on it and flagging them to the Director
• Flagging invoices that are unpaid after the 30 day period to the relevant department head for them to chase
• Cash handling and preparing paying in slips for cash and cheques to be paid into the bank

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

• Willing to devote time and effort required to carry out the finance role
• Excellent organisational and administrative skills
• Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Aptitude for numbers
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Initiative and the ability to work independently
• Good interpersonal skills
• Reliable and punctual
• Able to work independently or as part of a team
• Able to engage, good independent judgement and be willing to say what you think
• Competent in the use of IT packages, i.e. word and email

Practical information:

You would be working as part of a small team of volunteers within the Volunteers and Operations Office. You would be guided by our lead finance volunteer, our Operations Officer and the Volunteers and Operations Manager. you could be working alone at times in the office.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Ages 18+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
The Workhouse Museum, 75 Allhallowgate
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 18.11.2020
Organisation Information

Preservation of historic buildings and artefacts, education services and responsible for The Prison & Police, The Workhouse and The Courthouse Museums in Ripon. We have around 140 volunteers who fulfil a variety of roles which range from helping with education visits to gardening, cataloguing the collections to keeping our accounts, repairing brickwork to researching the stories behind the buildings.

Please check the website for opening times and events.