TREASURER AND CONTROLLER

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Brief description

The position of treasurer and controller consists of directing financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and investments for all or part of an organization.

Tasks

  • 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 nonorganizational 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 and evaluate the performance of accounting and other financial staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions, such as promotions and dismissals;
  • 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;
  • Supervise employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll, and budgeting 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.

  Competencies (in order of importance)

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

Lines of communication

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Working conditions

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