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Treasurer Duties:

One of the main responsibilities of any nonprofit treasurer is to provide board members with timely reports about the organization’s financial status. The role of a treasurer focuses on bookkeeping and accounting, along with overseeing a financial advisor to the organization understanding the nonprofit treasurer job description and the treasurer duties in a nonprofit organization will help you decide if this is a role you’re ready to take and how to prepare for it.



  • Conduct or coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and statutes;

  • Delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments;

  • Develop and maintain relationships with banking, insurance, and non-organizational accounting personnel to facilitate financial activities;

  • Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards;

  • Monitor financial activities and details such as reserve levels to ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements are met;

  • Prepare and file annual tax returns or prepare financial information so that outside accountants can complete tax returns;

  • Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, or reports required by regulatory agencies;

  • Receive, record, and authorize requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures.



Approximately 2 hours per month. Biweekly Board of Director Meeting is held on even months and lasts an average of 1.5 hours on top of regular duties.


Qualifications and requirements: 


  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent;

  • Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions;

  • Ability to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions;

  • Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

  • Efficient in QuickBooks

  • Experience in Board of Directors preferred

  • Experience with Financial Career preferred



  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. 

  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. 

  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. 

  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing tasks. 

  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable in fulfilling obligations.


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