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Treasurer for Bike Utah Board of Directors

The Board Treasurer ensures accurate and complete financial reporting and proper maintenance of financial records and information. The Treasurer is responsible to keep the Board informed about the financial condition and activities.

Date Posted

July 21, 2022

Type

Accounting

Location

Salt Lake City, UT

COME JOIN OUR AMAZING BIKE UTAH BOARD OF DIRECTORS AS OUR

NEW TREASURER!

Bike Utah is the statewide, nonprofit bicycle advocacy and education organization. Our mission is to make Utah a better place to ride. We envision a Utah where complete networks of bike lanes, paths, and trails contribute to livable, healthy communities, allowing everyone to ride regardless of age, ability, race, or income. Bike Utah collaborates with all levels of government, organizations, agencies, businesses, and the general public to develop active transportation plans, educate thousands of children and adults, increase safety through legislation, and improve quality of life for residents and visitors with more bike lanes, paths, and trails. The Board supports the work of Bike Utah and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by Bike Utah’s Executive Director and staff, the Board-Executive Director relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected.

GENERAL

BOARD MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

ESTABLISHING IDENTITY AND DIRECTION

  • Define Bike Utah’s strategic direction and contribute to the development of strategic plans.
  • Ensure Bike Utah’s mission and vision are reflected in organizational programs, initiatives, and campaigns.
  • Make sure Bike Utah’s strategic priorities are reflected in the annual budget.

ENSURING NECESSARY RESOURCES

  • Bike Utah Board Members will consider Bike Utah a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts that reflect that priority. We expect all Board Members to make an annual contribution that is commensurate with their capacity.
  • All Board Members are expected to be active participants in Bike Utah’s fundraising efforts.
  • Represent Bike Utah to stakeholders and act as an ambassador for the organization.

PROVIDING OVERSIGHT

  • Monitor progress toward the achievement of goals related to the organization’s programs and initiatives.
  • Approve Bike Utah’s annual plan and annual budget.
  • Stay informed of and meet all board of director’s legal and fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Ensure Bike Utah’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities Bike Utah serves.
  • Hire, set compensation, and contribute to the annual performance evaluation of the executive director.

BOARD OPERATIONS

  • Attend monthly board meetings to address issues of strategic importance to the organization.
  • Review all board meeting materials prior to board meetings.
  • Create, approve and review organizational policies and procedures.
  • Serve on board committees and take on special assignments to advance the organization.
  • Assess Board performance regularly.
  • Complete conflict of interest form annually.
  • Participate in one Bike Utah event or program four times annually.

BOARD

TREASURER SPECIFIC TERMS/PARTICIPATION

The Board Treasurer ensures accurate and complete financial reporting and proper maintenance of financial records and information. The Treasurer is responsible to keep the Board informed about the financial condition and activities and ensure appropriate documentation of such activities. The Treasurer works closely with the finance committee to prepare all necessary financial reports and documents. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serves on the Executive Committee
  • Works with executive director to ensure accurate and complete financial reporting and proper maintenance of financial records and information
  • Prepares a monthly Treasurer’s Report for the board
  • Chairs the Board Finance Committee and leads the monthly meeting to review the Treasurer’s Report
  • Assists to review, develop and enforce strong internal controls and financial management policies
  • Supports the creation and review of the annual budget
  • Works with outside accounting firm on preparation of tax returns and annual review/audit
  • Is a signer on all bank accounts and processes monthly employee reimbursement checks
  • Must be familiar and comfortable using QuickBooks Online

BOARD TERMS/PARTICIPATION

Bike Utah Board Members serve a two-year term and are eligible for re-appointment for three additional terms, totaling a maximum of 8 years. Board meetings are held monthly. Time commitment is approximately 5-10 hours per month.

QUALIFICATIONS

This is an extraordinary opportunity for individuals who are passionate about Bike Utah’s mission, vision, and programs. Board Members will be leaders in business, government, philanthropy, the nonprofit sector, or other areas that will help to advance Bike Utah and its initiatives. Treasurer should be a licensed CPA in the state of Utah.

Service on Bike Utah’s Board of Directors is without remuneration. Please email your resume and a short cover letter to [jenn@bikeutah.org](mailto: jenn@bikeutah.org)