GOAL: As a member of the board, the treasurer will provide the organization with sound financial planning and management.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The treasurer will attend monthly board meetings; maintain bank accounts in collaboration with the President; supervise all financial transactions; prepare required financial documents; and report to the board.
SPECIFIC TASKS: The treasurer will:
create a budget and provide quarterly financial status reports
complete the annual finanical report delivered at the society's AGM
maintain a snoptic ledger of financial transactions
manage the society's income, expenses, petty cash, PayPal account and bank deposits
collaborate with the Membership Coordinator on membership renewals and member event attendance fees
be one of two persons required to sign all cheques and bank withdrawals.
PREVIOUS BOARD EXPERIENCE: is not required. All board members must ecome members of the Society.
Use professional skills to sustain and grow valuable community services
Work with a group of committed leadership volunteers
Develop knowledge of the community and represent the organization in community networking
Develop a variety of skills: consultation, verbal and written communication, problem-solving, chane management and leadership
Attend society events and programs (if desired) - potential to be part of the exciting writing / editing / arts community
TIME COMMITMENT: one 2-hour board meeting per month and 6y-8 hours flex time per month
LENGTH OF TERM: This is a one or two year term, beginning in September and ending in June, with annual return preparation required by August.
EDUCATION: Accounting designation preferred but not required. References required.