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Treasurer Job Description


    Position Summary:
    Responsible To:
    The members of the chapter
    The chapter president
    • Fulfill the role of financial officer and advisor to chapter board of directors
    • Ensures current and acceptable financial practices are in place to guarantee fiscal responsibility in the organization
    • Acts as a signing officer of the Board
    • The treasurer shall receive, hold, and safeguard in the capacity of trustee and financial agent, all funds for the chapter.
    • The treasurer shall disburse such funds only for normal and usual uses unless the chapter's board of directors shall otherwise direct.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter.
    • Ensure that staff properly receive and give receipts for all moneys due and payable and deposit all moneys in the name of the organization in authorized financial institutions
    • Reimburses board members of all board-approved expenses.
    • Represent the chapter in the human resources community.
    • Attend all monthly membership and board of directors meetings.
    • Prepares annual taxes for submission to IRS.
    • Maintains the chapter mailbox and distributes mail to the appropriate officer, director, or chair. 
    • Send dues notices and other invoices to members.
    Resources Available:
    • SHRM supplies the following resources for chapter treasurers
      • Chapter Position Descriptions
      • SHRM Guide to Chapter Financial Management
      • Fundamentals of Chapter Operations