HMFC Treasurer (honarary) Volunteer

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Heathrow Multi Faith Chaplaincy (HMFC) is seeking to appoint a person with the appropriate skills to the role of Treasurer and Trustee. HMFC is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO).

This is an exciting time for HMFC as with the appointment of a new Head of Multi Faith Chaplaincy the team seeks to develop and delver excellent chaplaincy in the complex setting of London Heathrow Airport. The airport is committed to the chaplaincy and its ongoing development providing a substantial grant to the charity each year.

In seeking to find someone to fulfill this role the Trustees will follow due diligence in relation to the appointment, conforming to Charity Commission guidelines. A letter of expression of interest together with a CV should be sent in the first instance to the Ven. Catherine Pickford, Chair of Trustees at

Please note this is an honorary role for the Charity, but legitimate Trustee expenses may be claimed.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Financially competent: experienced in double entry book keeping, able to produce management accounts, budgets, financial reports, annual accounts

Computer literacy: able to use accounting software packages, to do online banking, proficient in excel and word.

Charity Governance: have an understanding of charity law and guidance in relation to finance and CIOs, including relevant reporting. Experience of serving on Charity Trustee board, attending meetings, and producing and speaking to financial reports, budgets accounts. Demonstrate sympathy with the mission, aims and ethos of the charity.

Communication skills: Able to convey financial matters clearly and concisely to others so that they understand and can make informed decisions. Able to maintain appropriate confidentiality.

Tasks: (NB this is not an exhaustive list)


Maintain (set up as necessary) book keeping system including filing of invoices, receipts, expenses claims etc.

Have oversight of income streams and monitor cash flow.

Make payments in line with budget lines ensuring proper authorisation(s).

Maintain records of transactions,

Carry out financial decisions made by trustees

Review monthly management accounts, reporting as needed


Work with Head of HMFC to prepare draft budgets

Liaise with auditor over audit

Sit on renumeration subgroup

Prepare annual accounts for submission to Trustees, AGM and ensure comply necessary standards working with the auditor.

Submit approved annual report and accounts to required bodies in a timely manner.

Update the Charity Commission over any appointment of new Trustees.


Attend Trustee meetings, producing accounts and reports in advance as required. (up to 6 times a year)

Set up, review and bring to Trustees financial policies for the better accountability of the charity: including expenses policy, reserves policy, management of financial risks, etc.

Advise the Trustees on appointment of auditor and regular review.


Work closely with Head of HMFC Head, the Administrator (when appointed) and the Chair of Trustees to manage income and expenditure.

Maintain overview of payroll, tax, NIC, Pension in partnership with any payroll agency, keeping them informed of any changes to renumeration.

Be the first point of contact with CAF Bank account, including overseeing any changes to signatories

Liaise with Head of HMFC regarding cover for Treasurer functions when absence is planned.

Letters of interest together with a CV welcome before 28 February 2023 and to be sent to; . For a confidential, informal conversation, please contact Catherine Pickford, the Archdeacon of Northolt and chair of trustees on the above e mail address.