Alston Town Hall Trustees are pleased to offer a position of assistant treasurer at a rate of £10.04 per hour (SCP 5) for 2 hours a week. This to be reviewed after 3 months. The position may be developed over time.
The role will entail the following but not restricted to.
* To run Quickbooks system
* Monitor Payments & Receipts including DDM and SO’s
* To liaise with TIC with reference to bookings
* Invoice Rentals and Leases
* Read meters and apportion invoices to lease holders where necessary. o Chase outstanding invoices
* Involve Chair/Treasurer once 90 Days expired on invoices
* Provide Treasurer with Monthly list of payments to be made.
* As required ad hoc meetings with Treasurer
* Monitor the town hall emails
* Provide Month end reconciled accounts to treasurer
* Provide overview of accounts for TH meetings
* Attend, when necessary, Town Hall Meetings as part of working group/s.
Please note it is envisaged that the bookkeeper will have no need to make payments to creditors.
Closing dates for applications and CV’s 28th February 2022
Replies by email only to The Chair - Norman English, or by hand to the Parish Council at Alston Town Hall.
In 1857 it was decided that the town of Alston needed a town hall – somewhere for people to get together for cultural gatherings and to give a ‘home’ to the local Poor Law Commissioners, the Mechanics’ Institute and the Savings Bank. A committee was formed and subscriptions collected. The hall was to be built in the centre of the town on a site donated for the purpose by Greenwich Hospital.
Hugh Lee Pattinson, the town’s printer who had purchased the first of Cooke’s turret clocks for his chemical works at Felling, returned to his birthplace to lay the foundation stone. It was a grand day in the town, with shops closed and flags flying in the warm summer sunshine. In a speech he gave following the stone-laying, H.I.P. informed his audience of the plan for:
“….a handsome clock tower, and it is proposed to furnish it with a good clock that will strike the hours and chime the quarters on three sweet-toned bells.”
That very same clock has remained silent for several years now and is in need of some TLC. To find out how you can make a difference by making sure that the clock strikes the correct time in the future … Read more…