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Board Treasurer

Lafayette, LA, USA

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About the Role

The Board Treasurer of the Acadiana Queer Collective is a key leadership position responsible for overseeing the organization's financial affairs and ensuring its fiscal health. The Treasurer plays a crucial role in supporting the organization's mission and goals by providing financial leadership and guidance to the board and the organization as a whole.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Financial Oversight:
Maintain a clear and accurate record of the organization's financial transactions.
Oversee the development and management of the annual budget.
Ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures.
Monitor the organization's financial health and report regularly to the board.

2. Financial Reporting:
Prepare and present financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, for board meetings.
Provide timely and accurate financial updates to the board and answer any financial-related questions.

3. Fundraising and Grant Management:
Collaborate with the fundraising committee to develop and implement fundraising strategies.
Assist in the preparation and submission of grant applications.
Track and report on grant funds received and ensure compliance with grant requirements.

4. Banking and Cash Management:
Manage the organization's bank accounts, including deposits, withdrawals, and reconciliations.
Maintain records of all financial transactions.
Ensure responsible cash handling and financial recordkeeping for events and activities.

5. Financial Planning:
Collaborate with the board and executive director to develop financial goals and strategies.
Provide input into long-term financial planning and decision-making.

6. Audit and Compliance:
Coordinate with external auditors or financial consultants as necessary.
Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal financial regulations and reporting requirements.

7. Investment Management:
Oversee the management and performance of the organization's investments, if applicable.

8. Risk Management:
Identify and manage financial risks, including insurance coverage and risk mitigation strategies.

Time Commitment:
Monthly or Quarterly? board meetings, additional committee meetings, and time for financial reporting.

The Board Treasurer is an essential part of the leadership team at the Acadiana Queer Collective, ensuring the organization's financial stability and contributing to its growth and impact.

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  • A strong commitment to the mission and values of the Acadiana Queer Collective.

  • Previous financial management or accounting experience is preferred.

  • Knowledge of non-profit financial management and reporting.

  • Strong financial and analytical skills.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain accurate financial records.

  • Familiarity with financial software and tools.

  • Understanding of relevant financial laws and regulations.

  • LGBTQ+ community involvement and familiarity with local issues preferred.

About the Company

Welcome to the Acadiana Queer Collective, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 2022 with a passion for fostering a vibrant and inclusive community for queer individuals in the Acadiana region. At the heart of our mission is a commitment to providing opportunities for queer people of Acadiana to stand together, fostering a sense of unity and strength within our diverse community.

As the proud organizers of Pride Acadiana, Inclusive Prom, and the Health and Wellness Fair, we strive to create spaces that celebrate the rich tapestry of LGBTQ+ identities. These events are not only occasions for joy and connection but also platforms to promote the positive visibility of queer individuals throughout the community.

In addition to our signature events, we take pride in managing an LGBTQ+ affirming Resource List, a valuable compilation of supportive businesses and providers in our community. Our commitment goes beyond these initiatives, as we are dedicated to continually expanding our programming and resources in the coming years, ensuring that we adapt to the evolving needs of the LGBTQ+ community in Acadiana.

Our Mission is simple yet profound: to provide opportunities for queer people of Acadiana to show up for one another. By doing so, we aim to cultivate a community where everyone feels a sense of belonging, support, and empowerment. Through our work, we strive to dismantle barriers, challenge stereotypes, and create a society where diversity is not just accepted but celebrated.

Our Vision is one of connection and support. We aspire to connect and support the Acadiana LGBTQ+ community so that every queer individual feels included and valued. We believe in the power of solidarity, recognizing that by fostering a sense of community, we can overcome challenges, celebrate successes, and collectively create a more inclusive and compassionate Acadiana.

Join us on this journey of building a stronger, more connected, and supportive community. Together, we can shape a future where every queer person in Acadiana can live authentically, thrive, and contribute to the rich mosaic of our diverse and beautiful community.

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