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Treasurer to the Scottish Library and Information Council

Location: Glasgow

Date Posted: 02/09/2019

Closing Date: 25/10/2019

The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) is seeking to appoint a Treasurer to its Board. The appointment is for three years and will run from November 2019.

Information about the Scottish Library and Information Council

SLIC is the independent advisory body to the Scottish Government on library and information related matters. It is a registered charity and an independent company. It is also a membership organisation representing the interests of public, academic, FE College and special interest libraries within Scotland. The organisation has been going through a period of growth, delivering a range of projects and initiatives on behalf of the Scottish Government and partner organisations.

While it is important that all trustees collectively play their part in financial monitoring and decision making, the Board will appoint a Treasurer. The role of the Treasurer, who will be a member of the Board, is to assist and advise the board in overseeing the finances of the organisation. The treasurer will be responsible for:

  1. Controlling and accounting for the organisation’s finances ensuring that the organisation operates within the financial guidelines set out in current legislation.
  1. Ensure that adequate financial and audit controls are in place and that these are subject to regular review.
  1. Identifying and bringing to the attention of the Board any financial risks facing the organisation.
  1. Scrutinise the proposed budget annual budget and advise and guide the Board on it.
  1. Scrutinise and evaluate on a regular basis the cash flow position and bring to the attention of the board any issues.
  1. Ensure that funding received for specific purposes is accounted for separately and kept in restricted or designated funds as appropriate.
  1. Ensure that all income due is received and that all tax benefits are obtained.
  1. Be a counter signatory to any major banking transactions.
  1. Review bookkeeping carried out by staff including ensuring that segregation of duties is in place.
  1. Presenting financial reports, raising issues and answering questions at regular meetings and the AGM.
  1. Liaising with the auditors or financial examiners for the annual review of accounts.
Treasurer Responsibilities

The Board meets four times a year in addition to the AGM. Board members may be required to serve on a sub-committee which would involve a commitment of up to another three days. Board meetings alternate between Dundee and Glasgow. The Treasurer’s role at the Board meeting is to advise the Board on all matters relating to the organisation’s finances, provide reassure that sufficient scrutiny is being undertaken and that all financial processes are being adhered to. The Treasurer leads on the development of the annual report and return to Companies House.

The Board provides strategic direction and oversight. Major policy decisions are made at Board level drawing on information provided by the Chief Executive and senior management team. The decisions of the Board are actioned through the Chief Executive and senior management team of the organisation.

Further information about SLIC can be found on its website www.scottishlibraries.org

Please note this appointment is on a voluntary basis.

Expressions of interest

SLIC particularly welcomes expressions of interest from individuals with experience in managing finances.  Applications from groups which are currently under-represented including, disabled people and those from black and minority ethnic communities would be particularly welcome.

Expressions of interest should take the form of a CV together with a brief statement outlining the reasons for your interest and what you would bring to the role of Treasurer.

Informal enquiries about Board membership can be made to Pamela Tulloch, Chief Executive, email p.tulloch@scottishlibraries.org.

Expressions of interest should be emailed to Pamela Tulloch, Chief Executive at p.tulloch@scottishlibraries.org

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