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Local Party Treasurer

What's the Role?

The Treasurer is one of the key roles of the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Liberal Democrat party. Along with the Chair, you are one of two signatories on the local party, and have direct responsibility and accountability for its activities. 

The Treasurer's role is to have strategic ownership of expenditure and income, such as preparing budgets and financial targets for discussion by others and advising on the implications of spending decisions. The treasurer is also responsible for the practical side of managing the local party's finances, such as paying in bills, managing the payroll (if your local party has staff), and producing financial reports. 

How to Apply

It is a constitutional requirement for each local party to have a Treasurer. Treasurers are elected each year at your local party's AGM. Any member of your local party can stand to be the Treasurer. 

Key Tasks

  • Prepare budgets for teams and financial targets for discussion.

  • Advice on implications of spending decisions.

  • Responsible for paying bills for the local party.

  • Compliant with financial and election laws.

  • Submit annual financial reports, required by law.

  • Submit PPERA to HQ every month.

Skills & Attributes

  • Capable of handling figures.

  • Have experience of handling budgets and controlling finances.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Able to understand regulations.

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