The treasurer role requires excellent communication, technology, problem-solving and analytical abilities. Candidates for treasurer usually need at least 10 years of professional experience, and public accounting experience is a plus. Companies seek applicants who possess a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or economics, and prefer advanced credentials such as a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) or a financial designation.
Typical Duties of a Treasurer:
- Establishing and maintaining relationships with commercial bankers, allowing open discussion on terms of available financing
- Researching and analyzing financing alternatives and providing recommendations
- Structuring debt arrangements
- Ensuring debt covenant compliance
- Directing investments of corporate cash
- Monitoring operating cash requirements
- Communicating the company’s operating and financial performance goals and strategies to external investors and creditors
- Hiring, training and retaining skilled staff
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