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Generation Zero
Applications Close 2 December 2022
  • Experience Level: Any
  • Location: Nationwide

Are you passionate about climate change, intergenerational equity, and decolonisation? Do you want to contribute in a meaningful way to the national and global climate movement? Are you strategic and well-versed in working for Not-for-profits or charity organisations? Do you have great financial literacy and analytical skills? Do you have a well-informed financial perspective that board members can look to?

Generation Zero, a youth-led climate advocacy organisation, is looking for a Treasurer to assist the organisation with financial sustainability. The Treasurer is a crucial member of the Generation Zero whānau, being the go-to person for strategic and risk-averse perspective to pursue on the GZ vision and mission.

Generation Zero are looking for a person who understands the need for transparency, adaptability, and lives our values.

Key responsibilities:
Support Generation Zero’s regional teams, and board, to manage their budgets and financial forecasting and reporting
Report monthly to the board on financials, budget variance, risks and considerations
Attend monthly board meetings (evening approx 2 hours)
Have oversight of GZ Xero account with the support of an administrator
Prepare an annual budget for the boards approval
Be part of the financial committee to discuss financial priorities bimonthly
Being a signatory on the GZ bank accounts to authorise reimbursements and payments coordinated by the administrator
Fulfill financial reporting obligations for compliance with the Registrar of Incorporated Societies/Charities commission/IRD
Facilitate the financial budgets for the national hui annually
Advise on fundraising campaigns to support financial feasibility
Update the Strategic Risk Register for discussion by the board

Personal qualities:
Systems-oriented, future-focused, financial management skills and accounting experience, willing to volunteer time, approx 4 hours per week, people management skills to have strong relationship with board, time management skills, aligned values with Generation Zero.

Preferred skills and knowledge ofXero, Google drive, Thankyou Payroll services. An understanding of te ao Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi, NZ climate movement and campaigning / advocacy principles.

Tenure of the role until March 2024 with the possibility of extension.

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