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Treasurer - Board Member

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ORGANIZATION: Volunteer Guardianship One-on-One, Inc.

  • 6 people are interested

Job Description: Board Treasurer

Accountability

The board treasurer is a member of the Executive Committee and voting member of the Board of Trustees of the agency and appointed in a manner consistent with the bylaws. The Treasurer is accountable to the Board for the fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities outlined below.

Authority

The treasurer, as other board members, has no authority to direct staff or take independent action on matters outside of the duties outlined unless given such authority by the Board.

Time Commitment

Approximately 4 hours per month (board meetings, meetings with the Executive Director, committee meetings, financial reviews)

Term of Office

Two years with the possibility of renewal. Officers’ election cycle is a two-year cycle with elections occurring in even-numbered years.

Roles and Responsibilities

The treasurer will offer guidance to the Executive Director and financial officer in ensuring good fiscal planning, decision-making and oversight at a governance level.

The Treasurer’s principal duties are to:

  • Oversee the development of high level financial policies and their review by the board
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and its presentation to the board for review.
  • Develop and maintain a backup system to secure the records in the event of a fire or natural disaster.
  • Ensure that the appropriate monthly or quarterly financial statements are reviewed by the board.
  • Ensure that the board regularly monitors the organization’s financial performance and alerts it to any important discrepancies between planned and actual figures
  • In consultation with the fund-raising committee, determine the need for specific accounts and open and close bank accounts under the authority of the Board.
  • Ensure that government tax filings and remittances are submitted on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that payroll and other liabilities are settled in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that excess funds and reserves are properly held and invested.
  • Verify that donations are handled appropriately and that grants, and service delivery contracts are accounted for in accordance with the requirements of funder.
  • Meet with the external auditor annually, or more often if needed, to identify any financial control and record keeping problems or deficiencies and oversee action by the Executive Director and financial officer to address them.
  • Assists the Executive Director and board chair with the development and presentation of the annual report.

Qualifications

  • Commitment to the organization’s mission and strategic directions
  • An understanding of, and experience with, good financial management and reporting practices
  • Ability to commit the time required to fulfill the responsibilities described.

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About Volunteer Guardianship One-on-One, Inc.

Location:

50 Main St, Flemington, NJ 08822, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer Guardianship One-on-One, Inc. recruits, train, monitors and supports volunteers who wish to be court appointed as volunteer guardians for the person and property of individual who have been declared incapacitated by the court. The individuals suffer from alzhemier's, dementia, chronic mental illness, and traumatic brain injury. The individuals have no family or friends willing or able to serve as their legal guardian.

Description

Volunteer Guardianship One-on-One, Inc. is the only Agency in the state of New Jersey to provide this very human service and only one of a few in the nation. The Agency seeks to provide personal, compassionate high quality guardianship services for people who have no one else to act on their behalf.

CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Seniors
People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

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WHERE

50 Main StreetSuite 3BFlemingtonFlemington, NJ 08822

(40.51131,-74.85883)
 

SKILLS

  • Family Law
  • Financial Auditing
  • Budgeting
  • Accounting
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours / month

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