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Volunteer Treasurer NHC242

The purpose of the voluntary Treasurer (Independent Director) position is to oversee the financial administration of the organisation, review procedures and financial reporting and advise the Board of Directors on the financial state of the organisation.  The position requires 1-2 days per month with the monthly meeting held 2nd Tuesday of the month. Reimbursement of transport fares provided.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Keep up-to-date records, as well as an audit trail for all transactions and assist the board to appoint an external auditor
  • Protect the organisation against fraud and theft, ensuring safe custody of money, and prompt banking
  • Ensure the Board understands its financial obligations
  • Ensure the organisation complies with tax regulations, such as GST, payroll tax and fringe benefits tax
  • Review all internal processes and reporting methods at least annually
  • Review procedures and financial reporting
  • Review policies and procedures i.e. controls on expenditure, authorisation of spending, upper limits requiring board approval and cheque signatories
  • Control of income generation, including appropriate and inappropriate ways of raising money

Position Requirements – Treasurer to track:

  • How much the organisation owns and accessibility of monies
  • Main sources of income
  • Organisation expenditure
  • Organisation debts
  • Identify any risks that may arise and advise Board of Directors
  • Advise the Board on financial strategy
  • Prepare reports for members, management and sponsors
  • Participate in planning and budgeting – help develop strategy and set goals and advise on fundraising


  • Bachelor degree in finance, business or management and/or proven experience in managing the finances of an organisation
  • Strong communication, organisational planning and project management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and management of staff
  • Demonstrated understanding and respect of cultural needs and requirements
  • Well-developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including the ability to liaise with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated computer skills and software including MYOB and Microsoft Office Suite

If this sounds like a position you may be interested in please send your expression of interest direct to info@volunteeringredlands.org.au along with a copy of your resume.

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