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The Treasurer is a key officer on the LeftRight 4 U Foundation's Board, responsible for overseeing the financial aspects of the organization and ensuring fiscal responsibility. This position requires a strong understanding of financial management, transparency, and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements. 


Financial Oversight: 

  • Provide financial leadership to the board, offering insights on the organization's financial health, risks, and opportunities. 

  • Collaborate with the finance committee to develop and review financial policies and procedures. 


Budget Management: 

  • Work with the executive director and finance committee to develop an annual budget aligned with the organization's strategic goals. 

  • Monitor and report on budget variances, providing explanations and recommendations as needed. 


Financial Reporting: 

  • Prepare and present regular financial reports to the board, highlighting key financial metrics, cash flow, and financial performance. 

  • Ensure that financial reports are clear, accurate, and accessible to board members. 

Financial Planning and Forecasting: 

  • Work with the finance committee to develop long-term financial plans and forecasts that align with the organization's strategic objectives. 

  • Provide financial input into strategic decision-making processes. 


Cash Management: 

  • Oversee the organization's cash flow and ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet operational needs. 

  • Monitor banking activities and maintain relationships with financial institutions. 


Financial Compliance: 

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant financial laws, regulations, and reporting requirements. 

  • Coordinate audits or financial reviews as required and implement audit recommendations. 


Investment Oversight: 

  • Work with the finance committee and, if applicable, investment advisors to manage the organization's investments responsibly. 

  • Develop and implement investment policies in line with the organization's goals and risk tolerance. 


Fundraising Support: 

  • Collaborate with the development or fundraising committee to align financial strategies with fundraising goals. 

  • Provide financial insights into fundraising campaigns, grant applications, and donor relations. 


Financial Training and Education: 

  • Educate board members on financial matters, ensuring that all members have a basic understanding of financial statements and organizational finances. 

  • Facilitate financial literacy training for board members as needed. 


Collaboration with the Executive Director: 

  • Work closely with the executive director to align financial strategies with the organization's operational plans. 

  • Support the executive director in presenting financial information to external stakeholders. 



  • Financial Expertise: Strong financial acumen with experience in financial management, budgeting, and financial reporting. 

  • Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze financial data, identify trends, and make strategic recommendations. 

  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey financial information to individuals with varying levels of financial literacy. 

  • Integrity: Demonstrated integrity and a commitment to ethical financial practices. 

  • Team Collaboration: Ability to work collaboratively with other board members, staff, and external stakeholders. 

  • Knowledge of the Nonprofit Sector: Familiarity with nonprofit financial management, tax regulations, and compliance requirements. 

  • Time Commitment: Willingness to commit the time necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the role. 

  • Commitment: A commitment to the mission and values of LeftRight 4 U Foundation. 

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