South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

Trustee / Treasurer - Cornwall's Regimental Museum

With ambitious plans to double visitor numbers and raise circa £4 million for development, Cornwall's Regimental Museum is looking for a Trustee to serve as Treasurer.Role Description for Treasurer:
  • Overseeing the financial administration of Cornwall’s Regimental Museum, (with administrative support from the office administrator/book-keeper) and liaising with the museum director and independent examiner
  • Advising on the financial viability of plans, proposals, and feasibility studies
  • Leading in the development and implementation of financial reserves, cost management and investment policies
  • Keeping up to date with Charity Commission guidelines and handling the relationship with the Charity Commission
  • Overseeing the charity’s financial risk management process, including leading the board of trustee’s duty to ensure financial resources are properly controlled in line with good governance, legal, and regulatory requirements
  • Acting as a counter signatory for cheques, bank payments, salary, PAYE, NI and important applications to funders
  • Oversee the production of necessary financial reports to the board, statutory returns, accounts and audits

Qualifications and Qualities:

  • Chartered Accountant desirable
  • Experience of operating at Board level
  • Knowledge and experience of good financial practice relevant to voluntary and community organisations including the preparation and presentation of quarterly and annual accounts
  • Excellent financial management skills
  • Ability to work with and manage a small team
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely

This is the ideal opportunity for someone who wants to be involved in a strategic project to secure the future of our military heritage. Working with a friendly and dedicated board of trustees, a Director who is a museum professional, as well as staff and volunteers, this will be a rewarding voluntary role.

Full details of the role and how to apply can be found at this link:

Organisation name: Cornwall's Regimental Museum

Contact name: Mary Godwin

Contact email:

Contact phone number: 0120872810

Contact website:

Type: Volunteering

Location: Bodmin, Cornwall

Deadline for completed applications: Friday 31 May 2019

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