This is a varied and responsible role that ensures a company has the capital to meet its obligations, involving raising funds from banks, as well as debt and equity markets and, in some companies, actively trading in the foreign exchange, commodity and money markets. Duties os the treasurer include but are not limited to managing daily cash balances and trading in the financial markets, ensuring that a company’s cash flow is adequate to allow it to operate effectively, forecasting cash payments and anticipating challenges arising from limited cash flow, undertaking risk management activities to protect a company’s financial well-being, analysing the impact of financial markets on the performance of products or services, making decisions on company finances, for example, the funding of company operations and progressing specific financial projects, such as acquisition of another business.
Interested in becoming a treasurer?
Try one of these courses
- ICB National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting
- ICB National Certificate: Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper)
- ICB National Diploma: Certified Financial Accounting
- ICB FET Certificate: Bookkeeping (Certified Senior Bookkeeper)
- ICB National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting
- ICB Diploma: Public Sector Accounting
- ICB National Diploma: Public Sector Accounting
Last updated: October 25th 2016