This vacancy has now closed


  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th August 2023

  • Advertised from 4th July 2023


We wish to appoint a new Treasurer following our Treasurer stepping down after many years of service.

In outline, the role is to:

• To be part of the BLT and provide support and advice in relation to financial matters

• To manage the branch’s finances

• To oversee and present budgets, accounts and financial statements

• To ensure that proper accounts and records are kept and financial resources are spent and invested in line with good governance, legal and regulatory requirements

• To be instrumental in the development and implementation of financial, reserves and investment policies

• To liaise with, guide and advise our part-time Administrative Secretary on the financial aspects of her role

• To attend meetings and report on the branch’s financial position as and when required

• To prepare an annual financial statement for Samaritans Central Charity

• To ensure income and expenditure is processed in line with branch policies and procedures

• To act as a signatory on cheques (including any electronic transactions) and any applications for funds

• To oversee the payment of volunteer expenses as agreed by the BLT

• To liaise with the branch’s bankers and payroll agency as/when required.

A full role description is attached below

Application notes

Please send your CV, a supporting statement and the names and contact details of two referees to our Administrative Secretary at:

Referees will not be contacted unless we intend to invite you for interview.