Volunteer Treasurer

Description of Charity/Foundation: 
AASRA is an Alberta based registered Canadian charity focused on promoting active, healthy lifestyles through sports and recreation in the Alberta amputee community.

Description of Role: 
The role of TREASURER handles all financial transactions using Quick Books software held on a central server located in Calgary. Transactions include bill payments, issuing cheques for approved AASRA member sports and recreational activities and managing bank accounts. It also involves recording and depositing donation, membership and miscellaneous income, monthly reconciliation of bank accounts and interacting with an external accounting firm for year end review and report preparation. Regular reporting to the AASRA board of directors and an annual report at the association’s AGM are also part of the duties. Interaction and response to donor organizations such as Alberta Sports Connection, Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission, United Way of Canada and others. Regular interaction directly with board members, association members, suppliers (IT, communications, insurance, website maintenance, etc.) and others is also involved. The AASRA TREASURER position has historically been held by a member of the board of directors.

Certification/Education Required: 
A working knowledge of basic financial transactions
Good written and oral communication skills
An organized approach to duties
The ability to effectively use basic office software: spreadsheets, word processing, PDF, scanned documents, etc.
Formal education and accreditation in a financial discipline would be a strong asset

Applicable Interests:
A general interest in sports overall (AASRA supports athletes in over 20 different sports)
Awareness of the amputee and/or disabled sports environment
Ability to work effectively on a remote terminal access basis from anywhere in Alberta (a laptop may be provided for this purpose if necessary)

1 Year to 2 Years

Charity/Foundation Website: http://www.aasra.ab.ca 
Taras (Terry) Schwetz
Email: treasurer@aasra.ab.ca