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Description of Duties & Responsibilities:

The Treasurer shall have charge and custody of and be responsible for all funds and securities of the Society, with the exception of reserve funds held in investment accounts. Investment accounts are overseen and managed by the Finance Committee and the Director of Finance. The Treasurer shall maintain accounts for ARES and no other officer of ARES shall maintain accounts in the name of ARES unless specifically permitted in the constitution or by-laws of ARES.

The duties of the ARES Treasurer include:

  1. Authority over disbursement of ARES funds.

  2. Maintaining the custody and security of all assets belonging to ARES except investment accounts.

  3. Exercising spending oversight as directed by the Board.

  4. Supporting, assisting, and providing all documentation requested by the Finance Committee.

  5. Presenting an annual report on the Society’s financial status at the annual board and membership meetings, including an operating statement for the previous year.

  6. Presenting a 6-month interim operating statement, as of June 30, for the Executive Committee on or before August 15th each year.

  7. Preparing an annual budget for approval by the Board at the annual meeting.

  8. Reviewing the monthly reports which deal with the revenue aspects of the Society. 

  9. Monitoring of a bookkeeper who is responsible for preparing checks that have been requested by the Executive Director and approved by the Treasurer.  

  10. Reviewing entries for accuracy that have been made by the bookkeeper into QuickBooks (or comparable accounting software).  

  11. Reviewing monthly bank statements to ensure that data from monthly reports and the QuickBooks (or comparable accounting software) files corresponds to the cash in the Society’s checking and saving accounts.

TERM:the treasurer would serve for a term of 5 years, renewable if the ARES Executive Committee and the candidate want to continue. The candidate agrees to try to find and train a vice-treasurer to assure a seamless succession.

The term of this position is 5 years, renewable by mutual agreement with the ARES Board Executive committee.


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