LJAG is recruiting a Treasurer!


LJAG is recruiting a Treasurer!

To take the financial lead in this exciting and growing local charity.

About us

Loughborough Junction Action Group (LJAG) is a volunteer-led  social action charity based in Loughborough Junction with the mission to make Loughborough Junction a great place to live and work. We run projects which bring people together, reduce isolation and increase understanding and trust. These are: The Platform Cafe, a community cafe offering free meals for those in need and an employability programme for young people facing challenges in their lives; Loughborough Farm, a community food project growing fruit and vegetables for the Cafe, volunteers and the wider community; Grove Adventure Playground, a playground with some of the most adventurous structures in London serving one of the most deprived communities in London; and Craft Workshops at Carnegie Library teaching machine sewing, knitting and crochet.

More about us!

We are largely grant dependent but are working on a strategy to generate a higher level of income from our projects and activities; streamlining and improving our processes and systems, including implementing Xero; and more.  We have a book-keeper who is transformimg our financial processes.

Why we need you!

We are looking for a Treasurer with a financial qualification or experience with a passion for making a real impact on the lives of local people to join our board as a trustee.

The Treasurer will provide oversight of the charity’s financial management to include:

    • contributing to plans to build funded and earned income
    • reporting the financial position at regular board meetings
    • assisting the project teams to produce robust budgets
    • working  with the book-keeper to ensure financial procedures and controls are in place
    • helping the board appraise the financial viability of plans, proposals and feasibility studies
    • preparing the annual financial report and liaising with our independent examiner
    • acting as a signatory on payments and 
    • helping us drive our work forward.

Time commitment

At least 2 days a month.  

Formal, evening trustee meetings take place every 3 months, and we will set up a finance and governance sub-committee which will also meet once a quarter.

Interested! Please see below for details of how to apply.

Want an informal chat?

For an informal chat about the role ring our chair Anthea Masey on 07799 621 582 or contact her via email at  [email protected]

To apply

Send a CV and short covering letter to  [email protected]  There will be a short interview with 2 trustees and the project leads.