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Press Release: Association seeks CFO/Treasurer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Association
seeks CFO/Treasurer
West
Jordan, Utah- March 28, 2014 – The Epilepsy Association of Utah, a 501(c)(3) charity, is
seeking a Treasurer to oversee the day-to-day financial operations of our
organization.
Qualified candidates will have a finance degree and/or a min
4 years proven track record of NPO financial oversight. The ideal candidate must
provide monthly reconciliation to the Board and oversee all aspects of the
financial health of the Association with no compensation. This position will
report directly to a Board of Directors and will also assist in creating and maintaining
the strategic vision of the organization.
Send resume and cover letter, including references to: Holly
at holly@epilepsyut.org.
Job
Description

Position:  CFO/Treasurer
Reports to:  Board of Directors
Purpose:  To manage and support
the EAU’s finances.
Salary:
None
The Board Treasurer is first, and foremost, a member
of the Executive Board of the Epilepsy Association of Utah complete with voting
privileges.  This is a volunteer position has a term of
4 years.
The Treasurer will oversee the financial health of
the Association and present a monthly statement of finances to the Board of
Directors.
Treasurer Responsibilities:
  • Serve as
    Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee
  • Authorized
    second signer on all checks
  • Create and
    maintain policies related to the budget, audit, investment, financial controls
    and fiscal management philosophies
  • Lead the
    Finance and Audit Committee in a review of any contracts for which the value is
    greater than $5,000; the contract spans multiple years and has a value of more
    than $5,000 per year; the contract has financial implications of more than
    $5,000 and was not included in the annual budget
  • Oversee, in
    consultation with staff, the budget development and monitoring process
  • Prepare
    reports for the meetings of the Board of Directors on the status of the current
    budget, investments and any financial issues requiring Board review and/or
    approval
  • Fulfill
    other duties as assigned by the CEO/President or Board of Directors.
General Responsibilities:
  • Participate
    in the development and annual monitoring of the EAU’s strategic plan;
  • Exercise
    fiduciary responsibility for the fiscal health of the organization;
  • Represent the
    best interests of the organization on all issues raised in Board meetings,
    based on careful analysis of agendas and supporting material;
  • Know and
    uphold the regulations, policies, and procedures of the organization;
  • Represent the
    EAU’s positions to individuals and groups with whom the Board member interacts
    (e.g. open doors to potential donors, make visits, or identify key alliance
    partners;)
  • Adhere to
    conflict of interest policy of the EAU;
  • Agree to the
    terms established in the Board of Directors Contract;
  • Recruit new
    members for the organization. 

ABOUT THE EPILEPSY ASSOCIATION OF UTAH
Founded
in 1973, The Epilepsy Association of Utah is a 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to
enhancing the quality of life for all individuals living with Epilepsy and
seizure disorders. 1 in 26 people will develop Epilepsy at some time in their
lives leading to over 100,000 people in Utah alone. Epilepsy is the 4th
most common neurological disorder in the US after migraine, stroke and
Alzheimer’s. The Epilepsy Association of Utah offers a public education
program, statewide support groups, personal and professional advocacy, college
scholarships, art exhibits, educational conferences, summer camp and more.  Visit http://epilepsyut.org
for additional information.
Press Contact:        Jennifer
May
Email:                    info@epilepsyut.org
Website:                 www.epilepsyut.org

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