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Job Title: Treasurer

Organization: The CPMHC – Canadian Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative

Location: Remote, Canada

Type: Volunteer Position

Commitment: 2-year term, renewable

Position Overview:

The Treasurer, as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, plays a crucial role in overseeing and managing the financial affairs of the CPMHC. This position is responsible for ensuring the organization’s financial health, fiscal responsibility, and compliance with financial regulations. The Treasurer is essential for maintaining transparency and safeguarding the financial well-being of our non-profit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Oversight: Provide diligent oversight of the organization’s financial activities, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Budget Management: Act as Chair of the Finance Committee and work with executive leadership to monitor the annual budget, making sure it aligns with the organization’s mission and strategic objectives.

  • Financial Reporting: Review and present financial reports and statements to the board regularly, ensuring clear communication and transparency regarding the organization’s financial status.

  • Banking and Investments: Oversee the organization’s banking relationships and investments, making responsible decisions to optimize financial resources.

  • Internal Controls: Establish and maintain strong internal controls to safeguard the organization’s financial assets.

  • Audit and Compliance: Coordinate the annual financial audit, working with external auditors to ensure accurate and thorough financial reporting.

  • Financial Planning: Collaborate with the Finance Committee to develop and oversee long-term financial plans, assessing and mitigating financial risks.

  • Tax and Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with all relevant financial laws, regulations, and tax requirements, filing reports and returns as necessary.

  • Fundraising Support: Assist in the development of fundraising strategies, working closely with the Sustainability Committee to ensure financial sustainability.

  • Resource Allocation: Contribute to decisions related to resource allocation, providing financial guidance on program and project prioritization.

  • Board Engagement: Educate and engage fellow board members in financial matters, helping them make informed decisions.


  • Financial expertise and relevant experience in finance, accounting, or a related field.

  • Knowledge of non-profit financial management, budgeting, and financial best practices.

  • Previous board or committee experience, particularly within a non-profit organization, is highly beneficial.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to translate financial data into actionable insights.

  • Exceptional financial acumen, attention to detail, and a commitment to fiscal responsibility.

  • Passion for the CPMHC’s mission and values.

  • Dedication to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the organization.

Time Commitment:

Treasurers generally serve on the board for a 2 year term, with the option for re-election. The role typically requires an estimated time commitment of 10 hours per month, including board and committee meetings, as well as associated tasks. Occasional participation in organizational events and activities may also be necessary.

How to Apply:

To apply for the position of Treasurer, please submit your resume, a cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications, and two relevant references here. The deadline to apply is Thursday, February 22, 2024.

The CPMHC is an equitable opportunity organization and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.