Board Roles

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Job Description

The treasurer manages and reports on the organization finances.

The treasurer is responsible to the board and to the organization funders for revenue received and expenses paid. The treasurer is also the interpreter of the organization's financial data for the board.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintains and monitors bank accounts
  • Ensures timely and accurate preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Interprets the information found in the statements for the board
  • Assists in the preparation of the budget
  • Monitors the budget
  • Ensures development and board review of financial policies and procedures
  • Determines policies are being followed
  • Performs bookkeeping via Xero
  • Works with secretary and our CPA to prepare and submit required tax filings
  • Oversees accounts receivable and accounts payable


  • Ability to perform basic bookkeeping and other financial tasks in Xero
  • Know how to create and reconcile budgets
  • Know how to create financial statements (from Xero)
  • Ability to work with Secretary and CPA to prepare required tax filings
  • Accounting skills sufficient to manage accounts payable and receivable

Time Commitment

  • Average of 2-3 hours a week
  • Attendance at monthly board meetings, when needed

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