what does a treasurer do?

What Does a Treasurer Do?

  • Treasurers are responsible for the corporation’s every day money decisions and includes liquidity, investments, and risk management.

  • Maintain efficient treasury policies that ensure sufficient funds are available to cover operational and investment needs.

  • Propose budgets for the company and created projections based on needs and upcoming projects.

  • Handle banking, security of company funds, and investments.

  • Forecast liquidity and borrowing needs of company.

  • Present financial reports to executives and senior management.

  • Managed outsourced third parties handling any treasury functions if applicable.

Common Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance usually required

  • CPA certification required

  • Experience in corporate financial management

  • Strong knowledge of banking industry regulations

  • Knowledge in financial software programs

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

National Average Salary

The average salary for a Treasurer is $71,685 per year in the United States in 2019.

*Our salary estimates are based data collected anonymously and varies greatly by experience, location, industry and other factors. These estimates should only be used as a guideline and only given to the for the purpose of general comparison only.


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