South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

Treasurer Trustee - Museum of Bath at Work

This role will suit an experienced finance professional seeking to contribute to the heritage world, and with time available to support the charity and improve its financial reporting

The Museum of Bath at Work is run by a registered charity, Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Ltd, a company limited by guarantee. We are currently seeking to appoint a new Trustee/Director, with accounting skills and bookkeeping experience.


About the role … This role will suit an experienced finance professional seeking to contribute to the heritage world, and with time available to support the charity and improve its financial reporting.

  • The role anticipates a time commitment of approximately 4 days per month (variable; days to suit).
  • The Treasurer will be a signatory to the bank accounts and it is essential that they are familiar with online banking.
  • Good communication skills with relevant qualifications & experience are required.


The Treasurer will:

  • Be responsible for Payroll to pay the monthly salary of the single employee (the Museum Director), including payments to HMRC and pension and accurate record-keeping related to these matters
  • Expenditure approval via online banking (two signatures required for payments)
  • Maintain up-to-date monthly overview of all bank accounts
  • Produce quarterly management accounts for the Board (working with the company secretary)
  • Report to the Board (three times a year) on financial matters
  • Work with the company’s accountants to produce all required records to enable the annual accounts to be prepared for independent examination and thereafter submitted to Companies House and Charity Commission
  • Submit Gift Aid claim annually in arrears to HMRC
  • Prepare annual budget (working with the company secretary)
  • Liaise with the Director on a weekly/fortnightly basis and support him on financial matters
  • Attend monthly meeting of management sub-committee (meeting for 1-2 hours)

Bath Industrial Heritage Trust Limited A company limited by guarantee (2269894) and registered as a charity (800297)


For more information: Contact Dr Trevor Turpin, Chairman of Trustees: trevor.turpin@btinternet.com

Organisation name: Museum of Bath at Work

Contact name: Trevor Turpin

Contact email:

Contact phone number: 07803851827

Contact website: http://www.bath-at-work.org.uk/

Type: Volunteering

Location: Bath

Deadline for completed applications: Friday 31 January 2020

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