Volunteer Treasurer

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Description of Charity/Foundation:
Knight’s Cabin is a national registered charity committed to research and healthy outcomes for people living with and recovering from cancer.
For more information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4iOObvwOXk&t=13s

Description of Role:
Time commitment: 2-4 hours/week, depending on season

Responsibilities:
Chairing and preparing agendas for the Funding and Finance Committee
Keeping full and accurate accounts of all receipts and disbursements of Knight’s Cabin (the “Organization”) in proper books of accounts
Depositing all monies and/or other valuable effects in the name and to the credit of the Organization in the bank account of the Organization as designated by the Board of Directors
Disbursing funds of the Organization under direction of the Board, as required, and taking proper account of these transactions
Regularly reporting to the Board, monthly and as requested, on the status of the account, upcoming credits or debits, and the overall financial health of the Organization
Managing the finances of the Organization, including the Board’s review of and action related to, financial responsibilities
Regularly reporting to the Board on key financial events, trends, concerns, and overall assessment of fiscal health of the Organization
Providing an annual budget to the Board for the Organization’s members’ approval
Reviewing budgets for events being held by the Organization
Ensuring development and Board review of financial procedures and systems
Recommending to the Board whether the Organization should have an audit
Assisting in the selection of an auditor, if needed, and meeting with him/her annually
Attend monthly Board meetings via Skype
Supporting fundraising activities of the organization
Other powers and duties as assigned and agreed upon by the Board to move forward the mission of the Organization

Requirements:
Financial background is required (i.e. bookkeeping or accounting experience in a current or previous job)
Professional accounting designation is an asset, but not a requirement
Designate two to four (2-4) hours per week to the Board of Directors
Ability to organize priorities and engage resources to staff those priorities
Has time to attend monthly Board meetings (1-1.5 hours)
Has time to attend committee meetings, as required
Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Desired Skills:
Shares and believes in the vision for KC as a behaviour-change, research-based organization that delivers wellness retreats
Organized and detail-oriented
Prior board experience an asset
Can juggle priorities and engage resources to staff those priorities
Experience with fundraising and fund development
Experience with non profit organization(s) desired, but not required

Contact: If you’re interested in finding out more about these Board opportunities, please email adam@knightcabin.com.

Certification/Education Required:
CPA or similar preferred.

Duration:
2 Years or More

Contact:
Charity/Foundation Website: http://www.knightscabin.com
Email: adam@knightcabin.com