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Position Number: 2474
Position Title: Board of Directors - Treasurer
Organization Name: Small Arms Society
Area(s) of Interest: Fundraising, Boards & Committees, Event Planning, Finance, Marketing/Promotion, Program Coordination
Position Description: The SAS Treasurer is an executive and voting member of the SAS Board of Directors, and is appointed in a manner consistent with the By-laws of the organization. SAS's Treasurer works collaboratively with the SAS President, the Executive Committee, the Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers to support the SAS Board in achieving its governance and fiduciary responsibilities. In those capacities, the Treasurer attends all regularly and exceptional Board and Executive meetings as required.

The Treasurer has custody of the funds and securities of the Corporation, and the Treasurer is responsible and accountable for:
● The development of high level financial policies and their review by the Board
● The preparation of the annual budget and its presentation to the Board for review
● The preparation of appropriate monthly financial statements (Income Statements and Balance Sheets) for review by the Board
● Preparation and presentation of the annual financial report to the Board and for the Auditor
● Meeting with the external Auditor annually, or more often if needed, to identify any financial control and record keeping problems or deficiencies and overseeing action is taken to address them
● Ensuring that the Board regularly monitors the organization's financial performance and alerting the Board to any important discrepancies between budgeted and actual figures
● Ensuring the organization maintains the appropriate financial records and that these are accurate and up-to-date
● Ensuring that government tax filings and remittances are submitted on a timely basis
● Ensuring that payroll and other liabilities are settled in a timely manner
● Ensuring that excess funds and reserves are properly held and invested
● Verifying that donations are handled appropriately and that grants and service delivery contracts are accounted for in accordance with the requirements of funders

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Goal of Position: The Small Arms Society Creative Hub is the focal point of The Small Arms Society (SAS), a non-profit organization, which is committed to working with the community in the adaptive reuse and programming of the Small Arms Inspection Building in the Lakeview area of Mississauga as a Creative Hub. To this end, SAS works with the community and various partners in championing the development of collaborative creative programming across the arts, heritage, environment and technology.

We seek a dynamic, enthusiastic volunteer to serve in the leadership role of Treasurer.

Committee Membership: The Treasurer is automatically a member of the Executive Committee and will normally chair the following committees when and where such are necessary:
> Audit Committee
> Budget Development Committee
> Financial Policy Development Task Group

Strategic Planning: Participate in the Corporation's strategic planning process to set organization goals, objectives strategies and tactics needed in the SAS continuing to achieve its mission.
Position Benefits: + Unique opportunity to engage as a leader in your local community
+ Be part of an arts (historically significant) project and site, as the SAS furthers its presence and importance in Mississauga, Peel region, and the GTA
+ Enhance your professional background/experience and community profile (add to your resume)
+ 'Network' with committed, enthusiastic leaders, volunteers, and community stakeholders
+ Personal satisfaction that your leadership will be instrumental in the continued growth and sustainability of the Small Arms Society and its unique facility and 'Hub'
Training Details: Orientation about the Small Arms Society and its Board governance will be provided during the screening process of suitable applicants.
Position Qualifications: ● Minimum age - 25
● The term of office for a newly elected Treasurer, as with other executive positions, shall be 2 years. The Treasurer may serve for two consecutive 2-year terms, after which he/she must remain off the Board for a 2-year term before running for election again
● A commitment to the organization's mission and strategic directions
● An understanding of, and experience with, good financial management and reporting practices
● A professional accounting designation
● An appreciation of the kind and level of financial information needed by a non-profit Corporation to support decision making
● An ability to commit the time required to fulfill the responsibilities described
Time Commitment: Monday Evening
Duration: Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail: Board meets 2nd Monday of each month, plus SAS events typically are held in the Spring and Fall.
Start Date: 2019-04-06
Min Age: 25
Ideal for: Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults
Geographical Area(s): Mississauga, Brampton, Work from Home
Police Check: No
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace
Special Accommodations: Board and committee meetings take place at locations other than at the Small Arms Inspection Building.
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Social Media
Website: http://www.smallarmsbuilding.ca
Twitter: http://@S_A_Society

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