Janet Smith

Janet Smith, Finance and Facilities Manager, manages the finances, office and administrative functions of Derbyshire Dales CVS.

Janet joined the CVS in April 2004 as the Support Services Officer and in July 2005 took over the responsibilities of the Finances and in 2006 her current post was created. Janet is also responsible for Health & Safety in the office and supervises Work Experience Placements. In June 2009 Janet successfully completed the AAT Accounting Qualification (level 4) and became a member of AAT gaining MAAT status.

In her role at the CVS Janet offers invaluable advice about book-keeping, financial reporting and budgeting to groups large and small. Also as part of our chargeable services, Janet will examine the group’s accounts or provide financial health checks. Before joining the CVS Janet worked in Banking, Tourism and in 2000 gained a BA (Honours) in Applied Social Science at Sheffield Hallam University.

She has been the Booking Secretary for the local Village Hall, Clerk to the Parish Meeting and Secretary and Director of the Peak District Rural Deprivation Forum. Janet enjoys spending time walking her Border terrier (Leo) and Black Labrador (Willow), Pilates as well as spending time with her granddaughter.