About Smart Works
Smart Works is a dynamic, high profile and fast-growing UK charity that dresses and coaches unemployed women for success at their job interview.
We empower each woman by giving her the clothes, coaching and the confidence she needs to succeed. After visiting Smart Works, 62% secure a job within a month, gaining financial independence and transforming their lives.
The Smart Works service is delivered in London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Reading. Each centre is an independent charity with its own Board of Trustees, but is part of the wider Smart Works group.
Over the last eight years, Smart Works has helped 20,000 women. It is our mission that any woman who needs our service should be able to find her way to a Smart Works centre.
Smart Works has been voted Social Action Charity of the Year and is honoured to have The Duchess of Sussex as our Patron.
About the Role
Smart Works Edinburgh is looking for a qualified accountant to join their Board of Trustees as Treasurer. This is an important position, with the successful candidate working closely with the Chairwoman of Trustees to ensure Smart Works Edinburgh is well-run, effective and there for any woman who needs our help.
The Treasurer has oversight of the financial management of Smart Works Edinburgh, monitoring the financial health of the charity and providing the wider Board with the financial information they need to make thoughtful and considered decisions.
The successful candidate will oversee the financial affairs of Smart Works Edinburgh, ensuring financial procedures are in place, proper records are kept and regularly review income and expenditure. The Treasurer will also oversee the production of key financial reports, returns and audits.
Smart Works Edinburgh is part of the wider Smart Works group, and the Treasurer will be supported in their role by the Smart Works head office. This includes the Group Head of Finance, who manages the annual budget, audit and consolidation process, and a Group Finance Manager, who assists with bookkeeping, reconciliation and reporting through our accounting package, Xero. They will also attend monthly Treasurer calls with the Group Treasurer.
A Recruitment Pack is available for download below.
If you are interested in learning more about the role of Treasurer, then you can arrange to have an informal conversation with Maggie Darling, Chair of Smart Works Edinburgh. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up the appointment.
To apply, please submit a CV and a short covering letter (no more than two pages) outlining why you are interested in and well suited to the position to email@example.com by 11 February 2022.