Volunteer Deanery Treasurer

Created: 16th April 2024 at 15:11


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Could you help Redditch & Bromsgrove deanery as their Deanery Treasurer?

Job description:

The Deanery Treasurer is a part of the Deanery Leadership Team and offers advice to the Deanery Synod on financial matters, as well as supporting parish treasurers and enabling networking amongst them to support one another. They work in a voluntary capacity with the Deanery Leadership Team to fulfil the vision of the deanery, to grow as kingdom people, and grow as a healthy and sustainable church: worshipping God, making disciples, sharing hope and transforming communities.

The Deanery Treasurer has a pivotal role to play in ensuring good communication between the Diocese and parishes and promoting a collaborative ethos at all levels.

Although some accounting experience will be useful, the main element of this voluntary role is to be a passionate champion for good stewardship and to support parish and benefice treasurers, acting as an advocate for payment of Ministry Share.

The treasurer will work collaboratively with the Area Dean and other members of the deanery leadership team (DLT) to fulfil the vision of the deanery, to grow as Kingdom People, and grow as a healthy and sustainable church: worshipping God creatively, making disciples, sharing hope and transforming communities.

Key skills:

  • An excellent team player – you will need to work as part of the deanery leadership team.
  • Relationship building skills – you will be working closely with both treasurers, clergy and the Diocesan Finance team.
  • IT literate and experience of record keeping and basic accounting, ideally with experience of being a parish or church treasurer.
  • Commitment to our Diocesan vision and the role your deanery and parishes play within this.
  • A desire to serve the church and enable it to thrive, transforming communities and sharing hope.
  • Committed to our Kingdom People values of love, compassion, justice and freedom.

Key Relationships:

  • The Area Dean
  • The deanery leadership team and deanery synod
  • PCC Treasurers
  • Diocesan Director of Finance and other members of the diocesan finance team
  • Diocesan Stewardship Officers

Treasurers do not need to be a member of deanery synod, though will be invited to attend synod meetings in their role. Deanery Synod meets in-person and via Zoom (four times a year).


Voluntary position.



Redditch & Bromsgrove deanery.

Application forms and details from:

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Shaun Mooney.

Contact phone number:

01905 732804

Contact address:

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