Barkham Village Residents Association

The BVRA needs a new Membership Secretary and a Treasurer. Each role will take around 30 to 40 hours a year. If you are interested or would like more information please contact the Chairman, Alan Dixon

Membership Secretary

The role involves:

  • Maintaining the membership database, recording payments and changes
  • Printing the rounds for distributors - 4 times per annum
  • Covering for distributors on holiday. 


Knowledge of spreadsheets and business common sense are required. Book keeping or accountancy experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

The role involves:

  • Receiving the BVRA’s income from membership subs, Barkham Parish Council grant, newsletter advertisers, social events etc and paying the cheques and cash into our bank current account.
  • Paying all the expenses, by cheque, against receipts and being a cheque signatory.
  • Keeping an analysed spreadsheet cash book for the current and deposit accounts, reconciling the balances to the bank statements quarterly, and reporting the balances to the Committee meetings.
  • Reporting to the Committee on the profit or loss from each social event, using a spreadsheet.
  • Preparing the year end accounts spreadsheet and answering the queries of our honorary auditor/examiner, presenting the accounts at the AGM.
  • Invoicing the advertisers (less than 8) annually and chasing them if they do not pay.
  • Renewing our events insurances annually.
  • Applying for licences for events where we sell alcohol, usually 3 a year.

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