Knight’s Cabin seeking Treasurer for Board of Directors

by Trish Huston

We’re seeking someone to fill the position of Treasurer on our Board of Directors.

 

Treasurer responsibilities include:

  • Chairing and preparing agendas for the Funding and Finance Committee
  • Keeping full and accurate accounts of all receipts and disbursements of Knight’s Cabin (the “Organization”) in proper books of accounts
  • Depositing all monies and/or other valuable effects in the name and to the credit of the Organization in the bank account of the Organization as designated by the Board of Directors
  • Disbursing funds of the Organization under direction of the Board, as required, and taking proper account of these transactions
  • Regularly reporting to the Board, monthly and as requested, on the status of the account, upcoming credits or debits, and the overall financial health of the Organization
  • Managing the finances of the Organization, including the Board’s review of and action related to, financial responsibilities
  • Regularly reporting to the Board on key financial events, trends, concerns, and overall assessment of fiscal health of the Organization
  • Providing an annual budget to the Board for the Organization’s members’ approval
  • Reviewing budgets for events being held by the Organization
  • Ensuring development and Board review of financial procedures and systems
  • Recommending to the Board whether the Organization should have an audit
  • Assisting in the selection of an auditor, if needed, and meeting with him/her annually
  • Other powers and duties as assigned and agreed upon by the Board to move forward the mission of the Organization

 

Treasurer requirements

  • Financial background mandatory (i.e. bookkeeping or accounting experience in a current or previous job)
  • Professional accounting designation is an asset, but not required
  • Can designate two (2) hours per week to the Board of Directors
 

Desired skills

  • Shares and believes in the vision for Knight’s Cabin as a behaviour-change, research-based organization that delivers wellness retreats
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Time to attend Board meetings and committee meetings
  • Can juggle priorities and engage resources to staff those priorities
  • Experience with fundraising and fund development

 

The Knight’s Cabin Board of Directors meets once monthly and functions as an operational board, helping to run the day-to-day operations of the Organization with volunteer teams across Canada. It’s expected that each Board member spend approximately 1-2 hours/week on Knight’s Cabin business. Prospective board members can be located anywhere in Canada.

Knight’s Cabin is a national registered charity committed to research and healthy outcomes for people living with and recovering from cancer. For more information about Knight’s Cabin please watch this video.  If you’re interested in finding out more about this or other Board opportunities, please email president@knightscabin.com.

Thank you for your interest in Knight’s Cabin.


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