Board of Directors Role Description: Treasurer

Working closely with the Executive Director of Eating Disorders NS, the Treasurer oversee the financial matters of Eating Disorders NS(EDNS), ensuring they are in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements. The Treasurer ensure that effective financial measures, controls and procedures are in place, and are appropriate for EDNS, and reports to the board of directors at regular intervals about the financial health of the organization.

Specific Responsibilities


Oversee the financial matters of the charity

  • Oversee, and present budgets, accounts, management accounts and financial statements to the board of directors
  • Ensure that proper accounts and records are kept, ensuring financial resources are spent and invested in line with our policies, good governance, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Develop and implement financial, reserves and investment policies
  • Act as a counter‐signatory on charity cheques


Assume a leadership role on board committee or initiatives related to financial matters

    • Maintain sound financial management of EDNS’s resources, ensuring expenditure is in line with our objectives.
    • Implement and monitor specific financial controls and systems are in place accordingly and adhered to
    • Chair any finance committee in line with standing orders and terms of reference, and report back to the board of directors. Advise on the financial implications of our strategic plan
    • Ensure that our annual accounts are compliant with the CRA guidelines.
    • Contribute to the fundraising strategy of the organization.
    • Liaise with EDNS’s auditors, where appropriate.

Ensure the financial components of the T3010B Information Return are completed in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Be aware of CRA policies/regulatory requirements with respect to financial compliance.
  • Ensure all required financial records are available to support CRA reporting expectations
  • Work collaboratively with staff to ensure the T3010B is submitted to CRA in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure the board of directors is properly involved in reviewing and approving the information related to the T3010B Information Return before submitting to CRA.

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