Kempton Great Engines Trust

Job Title: Treasurer
Location: Kempton Great Engines Trust, South West London
Time Commitment: 6 meetings per year
Contact Details: companysecretary@kemptonsteam.org
Closing date: 2024-05-07

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Kempton Great Engines Trust as our Treasurer as we embark on an ambitious programme to showcase Kempton’s vital role in supplying much of London’s water.  

Kempton Great Engines Trust is the governing body for Kempton Steam Museum, the home of the world’s largest working triple-expansion steam engine. The Trust supports day-to-day operations and drives the ongoing development of the museum as a successful and sustainable visitor attraction.

We have plans to expand the museum’s activities with new facilities for visitors and volunteers and the new Treasurer will play a vital role in shaping the approach to financial management in support of these new developments. You will chair the Finance Committee and attend Trustee Meetings, which are normally held every other month on a Tuesday evening at the museum in South West London.

The Treasurer oversees the financial operations of the organisation, working closely with the Bookkeeper. You will also ensure that legal and regulatory requirements are met in conjunction with the Company Secretary and Chair.

We are looking for someone who has the experience to advise the other trustees on financial matters, take a strategic approach to financial forward planning, produce an annual budget and management accounts and play an active part in the decision making of the board of trustees. A qualification in accountancy or equivalent senior level experience in financial management is required and experience of charities and governance would be advantageous.

Additional information:

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Board meetings are held on Tuesday evenings every other month and approx. 6 Finance Committee meetings are held pa.

Daytime or evening meetings: Daytime/ Evening meetings

Closing date for applications: 7 May 2024

Contact details or web link for applicants to find out more:  Valerie Mills companysecretary@kemptonsteam.org

Organisation website:   www.kemptonsteam.org