Mary Connelly

Financial Manager
2016 to 2017

FINANCE COORDINATOR 
(a regional appointment)

  • Ensures all financial resources of the region are accounted for in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Coordinates the financial long-range plan in conjunction with other team coordinators.
  • Prepares and submits the annual budget for the region. 
  • Manages bank accounts and investments and keeps accurate and current records of all financial transactions.
  • Receives all funds paid to the region and issues all payments.
  • Negotiates contracts for services and equipment required by the region.
  • Holds the sole authority to sign contracts on behalf of the region. 
  • Coordinates projects to raise non-dues income (ways and means).
  • Presents a report on the region’s financial condition at meetings of the Regional Management Team.
  • Prepares an annual financial statement for submission to the Director of Finance and Administration at international headquarters.
  • Submits accounting records for audit at the close of the fiscal year to a qualified person (or persons) selected by the management team or for examination or audit at any time as directed by the management team.
  • Files Annual 990 tax form with the Internal Revenue Service by September 15th for the preceding year ending April 30th.
  • Provides advice and training to chapter treasurers and serves as resource to chapters with financial questions.
  •  Provides financial information necessary to complete applications for corporate gifts/grants.
  •  Maintains contact with appropriate staff members at international headquarters.
  •  Maintains comprehensive records and forwards materials to successor.
  •  Trains her successor.
  •  Appoints staff to assist in the implementation of her responsibilities.