Role Description

Name of Post             Team Treasurer

Accountable To         Core Leadership Team via Team Rector

Summary of Role

Dealing with all the money received and paid out, keeping records, checking progress against the annual budget. Providing regular reports to the Core Leadership Team.

Key Tasks

1. Operating a team bank account, in accordance with the principles of the West Warrington Church Team Fund document.

2. Checking the money received from each of the team churches on a quarterly basis and liaising with church treasurers, if required, for their church contributions

3. Paying regular bills by standing order, e.g. rent/council tax/water rates for curate’s house, etc; and paying monthly expenses of team clergy and local missional leaders

4. Keeping a record of monies received and paid out, including relevant documents.

5. Providing quarterly reports to the Team Fund oversight committee/core leadership team.

6. Drawing up an annual budget, with church treasurers and Team Rector, to be presented to Core Leadership Team.

7. Meeting with the oversight committee three times per year to review proposals for distribution of funds for mission and multiplication purposes and to review progress against the annual budget.

8. Produce annual records for the Team Fund in Church of England Receipts and Payments Format and to align with Return of Parish Finance.

9. Work with Treasurer of hosting church to incorporate Team Fund into Parish annual accounts in a timely manner.

This role description is subject to periodic review and potential amendment following consultation with the post holder. It is anticipated that this role may take approx. 1-2 hours per week.


Person Specification

Name of Post       Team Treasurer

Qualities and Skills

  1. Financially numerate
  2. Computer literate
  3. Pay close attention to detail
  4. Ability to produce a budget and reports on this
  5. Empathy with the Christian faith

Knowledge and Previous Experience

  1. Ideally, experience of financial software packages
  2. Ideally, knowledge and experience of the Christian faith