Position Title: Treasurer

Authority

  • The board of directors is the legal authority for the community league.

Term of Office

  • Term of office is unlimited.

General Duties/Requirements

  • A director is expected to be fully informed on community league matters and participate in discussions and decisions in matters of policy, finance, programs, personnel and advocacy.
  • Commit to the work of the organization.
  • Review the board’s conduct and monitor its performance to ensure compliance with bylaws and policies.
  • Speak positively of the league and assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the board, committees and communities to enhance the league’s mission.
  • Orient new board members.
  • Prepare for and arrive on time for all required meetings.
  • Develop, monitor, review and approve all policies and other recommendations received from the board, its standing committees and staff.
  • Review the bylaws and recommend changes to the membership.
  • Participate in the development of the league’s organizational plan, annual review and budget.
  • Approve the budget and other financial matters.
  • Prepare and present required reports at board meetings.
  • Prepare and present an annual report at the annual general meeting.

Responsibilities

  • Gives regular reports to the board on the financial state of the community league.
  • Acts as signing officer, with another officer, for cheques and other documents.
  • Issues cheques for all invoices.
  • Make deposits.
  • Enters all transactions in the journal and balances monthly.
  • Arranges for annual audit of books.
  • Prepares financial statements.
  • Supervises the bookkeeper, if one is engaged.
  • Completes security clearance check.
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