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"Treasurer, Controller, or Chief Financial Officer"
Job Description - Part 1

Basic Job Description:

Plan, direct, and coordinate the financial activities of an organization at the highest level of management. Includes financial reserve officers.

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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Treasurer, Controller, or Chief Financial Officer"

1) Coordinate and direct the financial planning, budgeting, procurement, or investment activities of all or part of an organization.

2) Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.

3) Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies.

4) Advise management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies, and actions.

5) Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations in order to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.

6) Delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments.

7) Evaluate needs for procurement of funds and investment of surpluses, and make appropriate recommendations.

8) Lead staff training and development in budgeting and financial management areas.

9) Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.

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10) Supervise employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll, and budgeting duties.

11) Conduct or coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and statutes.

12) Develop and maintain relationships with banking, insurance, and non-organizational accounting personnel in order to facilitate financial activities.

13) Monitor and evaluate the performance of accounting and other financial staff; recommend and implement personnel actions such as promotions and dismissals.

14) Monitor financial activities and details such as reserve levels to ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements are met.

15) Perform tax planning work.

16) Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.

17) Receive and record requests for disbursements; authorize disbursements in accordance with policies and procedures.

18) Compute, withhold, and account for all payroll deductions.

19) Determine depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items, and advise management on actions regarding the purchase, lease, or disposal of such items.

20) Prepare and file annual tax returns, or prepare financial information so that outside accountants can complete tax returns.

21) Receive cash and checks, and deposit funds.

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