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Fraud Expert for Project with Well Known INGO [325]

Start: ASAP
London, UK

Advisory- Part time

Our partner is an international charity working to help fight poverty globally. They are seeking a volunteer to provide support in a cyber and banking fraud prevention initiative.

The organisation is funded in primarily by donations; safekeeping monies entrusted to the organisation is paramount to both effectively delivering their mission and maintaining the trust of supporters. On this project you will carry out a review in order to mitigate the real risks of the misappropriation of funds through cyber and banking fraud.

Key Deliverables

  • Undertake an in- depth review of current systems used to disburse funding
  • Conduct an assessment of the level of cyber and banking fraud awareness and the adequacy of existing bank n procedures
  • Produce a written assessment of the current level of risk against sector good practice

Person Specification

  • Strong background in audit
  • Experience in advising on business systems

Time Commitment

  • 4- 8 Weeks

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Charity Commission Report Prep for Education Org. [334]

Start: ASAP
Remote, UK

c. 1- 2 Weeks

Our partner is a registered grant- making trust, they were established to raise funds for small- scale grassroots education projects primarily focused in West Africa.

They are seeking a volunteer to assist with the preparation of their accounts in order to submit to the Charity Commission.

Key Deliverables

  • Review the UK Charity Commission reporting requirements based on annual income level
  • Prepare the 2016 accounts for audit
  • Provide advice through the audit process
  • Ensure that all UK Charity Commission reporting requirements are met

Time Commitment

  • The work will be completed remotely with frequent calls.
  • c. 1-2 Weeks

Contact info@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Strengthen Polices and Manuals At International Education Charity [333]

Start: ASAP
London, UK

3 - 4 Weeks

Our partner works to make a long term impact on global poverty by supporting pioneering education projects across the world.

They are seeking a volunteer to help strengthen their internal financial processes through updates to policies, manuals and financial templates which will enable clearer processes.

Key Deliverables

  • Update and standardise the financial templates used by both by UK staff and our in- country teams
  • Update and circulate updated policies and finance manuals

Time Commitment

  • 3- 4 weeks full time, with the possibility to work from home one or two days a week.
  • The partner will be able to cover some travel expenses.

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Trustee for Charity Making Educational Films [332]

Start: ASAP
Somerset UK

1-2 days/ month

Our partner is a charity working together with people in Africa and Asia in order to make and distribute educational films in local languages. They produce everything from short documentaries to full length features covering a wide range of subjects including health, welfare, community development, agriculture and the environment.

Their purpose is to not only provide information and increase understanding and awareness on crucial issues but also give people a voice- both through their own productions and by providing training in filmmaking techniques to marginalised and under- privileged groups.

They are seeking a trustee to take responsibility for the finances of the organisation.

Key Deliverables

  • Ensure that effective financial measures, controls and procedures are in place
  • Take responsibility for advising on the financial implications of the organisation’s strategic plans
  • Be assured that the financial resources of the organisation meet its present and future needs and are within the charity’s objects
  • Ensure that the Charity operates within the law and complies with the requirements of charity and company status
  • Contribute to the fundraising strategy of the organisation
  • Oversee the preparation of annual accounts and budgets, and make formal presentation of these and other financial reports when required
  • If time permits, undertake the bookkeeping (Optional)

Time Commitment

  • Board Meetings are held five times a year
  • Additional 4- 6 hours per month.

Contact info@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Trustee for Charity Supporting Refugees [331]

Start: ASAP
London, UK

6- 8 Days per annum

Our partner are a small, dynamic charity based in West London. They work with local partners in areas affected by conflict to help some of the most disadvantaged refugees, displaced people and returnees to rebuild their lives by providing them with training, skills and resources so they can support themselves and their families.

They currently work in Uganda, South Sudan, Jordan and Tanzania.

They are seeking a Trustee to join their board, preferably a local professional with a strong interest in international development and a range of skills and experience, not necessarily from the charity sector.

Role description:

  • Oversee the financial affairs of the organisation and ensure they are legal, constitutional and within accepted practice
  • Ensure proper records are kept and that effective financial procedures are in place
  • Monitor and report on the financial health of the organisation through the Finance Committee and appraise the financial viability of plans and proposals
  • Regularly review the charity’s strategic aims, policy and practice
  • Monitor the organisation’s performance according to its strategic aims

Person Specification:

  • Knowledge of financial management
  • Knowledge of current and fundraising finance practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations
  • Good financial analysis skills
  • Willingness to devote time and skills necessary to support a small, growing charity

Commitment:

  • At least 6 days a year, as per the following schedule:
  • Attend 4 board meetings
  • Attend at least two committee meetings
  • Attend the annual trustee away day
  • Time to read board and committee papers and provide ad hoc advice and support

Contact info@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Treasurer for Org. Supporting Vulnerable Young People [330]

Start: ASAP
London, UK

1-2 days/ month

Our partner is a charity supporting disadvantaged young people. They envisage a world where every vulnerable young person has equal opportunities to succeed professionally and contribute meaningfully to society.

In order to achieve this they provide targeted vocational training and leisure activities helping to improve wellbeing and personal development.

Key Deliverables

  • Make sure appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place and provide advice on the financial implications of the organisations strategic plans
  • Ensure that the financial resources of the organisation meet its present and future needs and are within the charities objectives
  • Ensure the annual accounts are compliant with the Charities SORP
  • Be instrumental in the development and implementation of appropriate financial, reserves policies and investment policies

Person Specification

  • Expertise in financial management and in particular charity accounting
  • Experience of operating within a board in a charitable, public sector or commercial organisation

Time Commitment

  • 5 board meetings per year

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Trustee for Legal Charity [329]

Start: ASAP
London, UK

1-2 days/ month

Our partner is a London based charity that supports Least Developed Countries and civil society organisations in the UN climate change negotiations.

A small team of staff coordinates a network of over 170 legal experts from law firms, universities and barristers’ chambers who provide advice and assistance on a pro bono basis. At present the charity’s trustees are mainly lawyers and they are now seeking a qualified accountant to join the board.

Person Specification

  • In depth knowledge and understanding of current finance and accounting practices relevant to charities
  • Previous working experience in the third and/or international development sector
  • General commercial and marketing skills

Time Commitment

  • Attend 4 meetings per year

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Treasurer for Organisation Supporting Children in Zambia [327]

Start: ASAP
St Albans, UK

Part Time (1-2 days/ month)

Our partner is a small charity helping to provide an education to some of Zambia’s most at risk children. The organisation support a school helping to provide a good education, housing and a supportive environment to orphans, street children and those living in severe poverty.

They are seeking a hands on treasurer to join their board.

Role Description

  • Cash flow management of three bank accounts-includes monthly reconciliation
  • Maintain books of account- cash book, restricted funds spreadsheet, standing orders and details of gift aid etc.
  • Process quarterly gift aid claims-submit online to HMRC
  • Follow up on financial data after fundraising events

Time Commitment

  • Attend board meetings every 2 months
  • Up to 15 hours per month to assist with bookkeeping and liaising on Finance matters

Contact info@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

End of Year Account Prep for Org. Supporting Sri Lankan Communities [326]

Start: ASAP
Flexible UK

c. 3- 5 days

Our partner is a small charity working to support communities on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Many people here face multiple challenges; our partner works to help them develop solutions, restore hope and work their way out of poverty.

Their programmes include education, training for employment and support for the disabled and elderly.

They are seeking a volunteer to assist with the preparation of end of year accounts in order to submit to Companies House and the Charity Commission.

There will be an initial meeting in London, the work can then be done remotely.

Contact info@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Treasurer for Organisation Supporting High Quality Childcare [323]

Start: ASAP
London, UK

1-2 days/ month

Our partner is a specialist charity organisation providing high quality childcare to disadvantaged individuals in East London.

Their mission is to provide childcare services and vocational training in care for young people, adults and employers. They are seeking an experienced accountant for their treasurer role.

Role Description

  • Oversee the production of management accounts for the board
  • Ensure the financial affairs of the organisation are legal and within accepted accounting practice
  • Review and approve financial policies
  • Oversee the production of necessary financial reports/ returns, accounts and audits

Person Specification

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Knowledge and experience of current and fundraising finance practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations

Time Commitment

  • Attend board meetings four times a year and finance committee meetings twice a year
  • Commit 1- 2 days/ month

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Treasurer for Organisation Encouraging Cross- Sector Partnerships [324]

Start: ASAP
Oxford, UK

1-2 days/ month

Our partner is an independent UK based non-profit aiming to drive cross-sector partnership for a prosperous and sustainable future.

They are working towards a world in which business, governments, NGOS, academia and international organisations understand how their interests connect and therefore combine their resources to maximise collective value.

Key Deliverables

  • Ensure the organisation is being run in accordance with its legal status and requirements
  • Ensure that the organisation is being run in an effective and efficient way in order to achieve its aims
  • Review the organisations financial performance
  • Ensure robust and effective financial controls are in place

Person Specification

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Knowledge and experience of current finance practice relevant to non profits

Time Commitment

  • Approx. 3 days per annum
  • Attend 2 formal board meetings

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

NetSuite Consultant for Animal Welfare Organisation [319]

Start: ASAP
Surrey, UK

2 days/ month

Our partner is an INGO leading a growing worldwide movement concerning how factory farming mistreats animals and wastes precious resources.

They are seeking a volunteer accountant to provide support with the implementation of NetSuite.  You will help to project manage the implementations, assist in the process of improvement stages and provide post go live support.

Time Commitment
Ideally 2- 4 days per month, or 1-2 weeks initially

Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Tax Advice for Small Charity [322]

Start: ASAP
London, UK

1- 3 Days

Our partner is a small charity providing financial assistance to students at London University to enable them to participate in activities beyond the normal remit of their program of study.

They are seeking a volunteer to provide support in making a tax declaration and give advice to the founder.

Time Commitment:

3 days

Contact info@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Trustee for Faith Based Organisation [313]

Start: ASAP
Remote / Buckinghamshire UK

8 days per annum

Our partner is a Christian faith based organisation working in the Middle East to improve education, healthcare and community development within the region. The organisation are looking for a trustee to join their board, who are responsible for the overall governance of the organisation. 

Role description:
  • Create and regularly review the organisation’s strategic aims – ensure policy and practice are in line with the aims of the organisation
  • Monitor the organisation’s performance according to its strategic aims
  • Ensure the organisations function is in keeping charity laws and regulations 
  • Responsible for the organisations tangible and intangible assets. 
Person Specification:
  • Desirable - Financial management, fundraising and business experience
  • An ability to decipher key points in organisational documents (committee papers, accounts, reports)
  • IT literacy 
  • Willingness to devote the time necessary for the trustee position and an understanding of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of a trusteeship
  • Ability to work well in a team 
  • This position is with a faith based organisation – the organisation have requested that all applicants for the trustee role align in the organisation’s Christian values and actively practice the faith. 
Commitment:
  • At least 8 days a year, as per the following schedule: 
  • Attend quarterly board meetings (4 times a year)
  • Attend at least one committee meeting
  • Attend the annual trustee away day
  • Additional time to read committee papers.
Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.

Accountant for Org. Supporting Children [314]

Start: ASAP
London, UK

Part Time (2- 3 Days/ Month)

Our partner is part of a popular global organisation working to transform the lives of millions of disadvantaged children in the world’s poorest communities.

In this role you will mentor and provide support to the finance manager to help improve management of finance operations, develop new processes and report to the board/ finance committee.

Role Description:
  • Oversee payment and accounting of invoicing and expense claims to ensure financial controls are followed
  • Help create and maintain financial reports for presentations to Senior Management, Board of Directors, and other donors
  • Review monthly management reports
  • Support the management of cash flow
Time Commitment:
  • 2- 3 days per month
Contact jobs@afid.org.uk to find out more about this role and to express your interest.