Treasurer: Role Description

Treasurer: Role Description

The office of Treasurer is one of four key roles within the ISCA board of directors.
The treasurer role is important in maintaining the financial health of the organisation, requiring the highest levels of integrity and transparency.

Role Requirements

If you would like to apply for this role, please review the Ordinary Director role, responsibilities and expectations document. The Treasurer role will encompass those requirements and the following. These are the criteria by which applicants will be shortlisted and appointed. In your application, you should ensure that you demonstrate how you meet these requirements.

The role holder must show evidence of:

  • Understanding ISCA history, ethos and values
  • Commitment to furthering the values of the organisation
  • Understanding of financial assets and accounting principles

The role holder must show evidence of their ability to:

  • Analysis
  • Management of information
  • Managing others remotely
  • Managing workflows & prioritisation of tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to present complex (financial) information to a diverse audience
  • Clear, concise and effective written communications
  • Summarising verbal discussions
  • Organisation
  • Excellent IT skills – Google, Microsoft, Calendars, Zoom
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and technical applications

The role holder must evidence experience of:

  • Financial acumen
  • Presenting information verbally and in writing
  • Minute-taking, report-writing or equivalent
  • Using collaborative tools (Drive, Office 365, Trello)
  • Running a meeting or Committee
  • Scheduling and organising meetings
  • Working in a remote team


  • Manage the Finance Committee
  • Coordinate financial planning assets
  • Delegate tasks to volunteers at an appropriate level
  • Report financial position to the board on an agree frequency (monthly)
  • Produce ad hoc financial data
  • Produce information in a digestible format for general audiences
  • Produce a report for the AGM
  • Uphold transparency of the Finance Committee
  • Report irregularities to the board of directors
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks
  • Work with other committees on projects of shared interest
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