Position Description of the Treasurer
The treasurer works collaboratively with the president and senior management, if any, to support the Board in achieving its fiduciary responsibilities.
Custody of Funds. The treasurer shall have the custody of the funds and securities of the Corporation and shall keep full and accurate accounts of all assets, liabilities, receipts and disbursements of the Corporation in the books belonging to the Corporation and shall deposit all monies, securities and other valuable effects in the name and to the credit of the Corporation in such chartered bank or trust company, or, in the case of securities, in such registered dealer in securities as may be designated by the Board from time to time. The treasurer shall disburse the funds of the Corporation as may be directed by proper authority taking proper vouchers for such disbursements, and shall render to the Chair and directors at the regular meeting of the Board, or whenever they may require it, an accounting of all the transactions and a statement of the financial position, of the Corporation. The treasurer shall also perform such other duties as may from time to time be directed by the Board.
Board Conduct. Set a high standard for Board conduct and enforce policies and By-laws concerning Directors’ conduct.
Mentorship. Serve as a mentor to other Directors.
Financial Statement. Present to the Members at the annual general meeting as part of the annual report, the financial statement of the Corporation approved by the Board together with the report of the auditor or of the person who has conducted the review engagement, if any, as the case may be.
Budget. Prepare in collaboration with the President and management, if any, an annual budget for the Corporation for approval by the Board.