Treasurers maintain and improve an organisation’s financial health
What is a treasurer?
Treasurers hold the distinguished position of being responsible for the financial health of an organisation. They ensure enough cash reserves and assets are available to see the organisation through changing economic conditions, and often use financial products such as share trading to enhance liquidity. As such, treasurers require a breadth of expertise in accountancy, money management, risk management, corporate governance and corporate financing.
How do I achieve it?
Treasurers are normally qualified accountants who are members of a professional body such as ACCA. Often, treasurers begin their career in tax, financial and management accountancy, corporate finance or legal departments.
Aspiring treasurers will benefit from taking the following ACCA Strategic Professional Options exams:
- Advanced Financial Management (AFM)
- Advanced Taxation (ATX)