British Science Association seeks Council Treasurer 475 views

We are delighted to be working with the British Science Association again with their board recruitment. 

Would you like to be the British Science Association’s volunteer Treasurer?

We are looking to hear from individuals who are excited by the British Science Association vision and wants to use their understanding of financial management to help BSA get maximum value from their resources and drive the strategic direction of the organisation.

Your role

As a Treasurer, your role is to oversee the BSA’s financial affairs, ensuring resources are utilised effectively in order to achieve BSA’s aims.

Key Focus

Key areas for your immediate attention will include support with setting up a new Finance Committee and assisting to develop a new, risk-based Reserves Policy.

You will also be a member of Council and hence, a charity trustee. Therefore, together with the other members of Council, you will focus on the key issues, opportunities and risks facing the BSA, and provide guidance on strategic direction to the BSA’s staff. You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of effective governance and financial management in charities and to the BSA’s goal of improving diversity & inclusivity.

Interested candidates should get in touch by emailing us at or telephone: 020 7267 8369

Deadline: 5th February 2018please download the information pack

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The British Science Association (BSA) is a charity, founded in 1831 and incorporated by Royal Charter.

Our vision is of a world where science is at the heart of culture and society.

Our mission is to support, grow and diversify the community of people interested and involved in science; and to strengthen their influence over science’s direction and place in society.

We organise major initiatives across the UK, including British Science Week; the British Science Festival; regional and local events through our network of Branches; the CREST Awards, and other programmes for young people in schools and colleges. We run specific activities and training for professional science communicators; we undertake research and policy work; and we seek to influence and collaborate with stakeholders including policy makers and opinion formers, leaders from across different sectors of business, industry and public life.

The British Science Association is funded by a mix of grants, sponsorship and donations.

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