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Tips and Traps to Avoid to be an Effective Treasurer

Tips and Traps to Avoid to be an Effective Treasurer

AUTHOR: APRIL WHEELER - CPA, CGA

To be successful a non-profit or charitable organization must earn the trust and respect of its donors and funders.  Due to an organization’s financial management being directly tied to the Treasurer’s responsibilities, their execution of these responsibilities will have an impact on the public’s perception and confidence in the organization as a whole. When an organization is seeking a Treasurer they should keep this top of mind and look for individuals with strong financial literacy skills, attention to detail, timeliness in completing tasks, clear and accurate record keeping and willingness to ask questions .

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