A checklist for company secretaries
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A checklist for company secretaries

9 Mar 2011

Prepared by Kirsty Semple.

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A checklist for company secretaries

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A checklist for company secretaries

Suresh Lalvani has prepared this checklist for company secretaries to keep track of their core duties and perform their role effectively.

This role provides professional business support to budget-holders

This model job description for a charity management accountant, prepared by Michael Page Not-for-profit, will allow you to define the role around the key areas of accountability and its purpose.

Model job description - charity honorary treasurer

This model job description lists a comprehensive list of duties you may choose to select from to bestow upon your honorary treasurer.

Model job description - charity finance director

This model job description provides guidance for the specific responsibilities relating to the role of charity finance director.

The role of the president - defined

There is little shared understanding of the role of president. It is one of the least defined roles in all types of organisations whether charity, professional organisation or membership body.

Internal auditor: Model job description

Many trustees do not understand what an internal audit entails nor the role of an internal auditor. Charities Internal Audit Network describes what an internal auditor should do.

New trustee: sample declaration of eligibility

All charities should, but most charities do not, ask potential trustees to sign a declaration about their eligibility for the post of trustee. This sample declaration form is an adapted and more detailed version of the declaration form for trustees which can be found on the NCVO website and which is used here with the kind permission of NCVO.

The chair of trustees: model job description

The role of the chair of trustees has evolved over the last decade, as indeed has governance, so it is important to use a job description which has kept up-to-date with these changes and which reflects the greater emphasis on leadership, strategy, risk, accountability and performance.

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