treasurer


treasurer
1) A person who is responsible for looking after the money and other assets of an organization. This may include overseeing the provision of the organization's finances as well as some stewardship over the way in which the money is spent.
2) In more recent usage, the manager responsible for an organization's relationship with financial markets.

Accounting dictionary. 2014.

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  • Treasurer — Treas ur*er, n. [OE. tresourer, F. tr[ e]sorier.] One who has the care of a treasure or treasure or treasury; an officer who receives the public money arising from taxes and duties, or other sources of revenue, takes charge of the same, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treasurer — trea·sur·er n: an officer entrusted with the receipt, care, and disbursement of funds: as a: a governmental officer charged with keeping, receiving, and disbursing public revenues b: the executive financial officer of a club, society, or business …   Law dictionary

  • treasurer — late 13c., from O.Fr. tresorier (see TREASURE (Cf. treasure)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • treasurer — [trezh′ər ər] n. [ME tresorer < Anglo Fr tresorer, for OFr tresorier < tresor: see TREASURE] a person in charge of a treasure or treasury; specif., an officer in charge of the funds or finances, as of a government, corporation, or society… …   English World dictionary

  • Treasurer — In many governments, a treasurer is the person responsible for running the treasury. Treasurers are also employed by organizations such as clubs to look after funds.GovernmentThe Treasury of a country is the department responsible for the country …   Wikipedia

  • Treasurer — The corporate officer responsible for designing and implementing many of the firm s financing and investing activities. The New York Times Financial Glossary The corporate officer responsible for designing and implementing a firm s financing and… …   Financial and business terms

  • treasurer — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ assistant ▪ honorary (BrE) ▪ the honorary treasurer of the rugby club ▪ corporate ▪ church, class …   Collocations dictionary

  • Treasurer — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Treasurer >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 treasurer treasurer Sgm: N 1 bursar bursar bursary Sgm: N 1 purser purser purse bearer Sgm: N 1 cash keeper cash keeper banker Sgm: N 1 depositary …   English dictionary for students

  • treasurer — noun a person appointed to administer or manage the financial assets and liabilities of a society, company, etc. ↘(also Lord Treasurer or Lord High Treasurer) Brit. historical the head of the Exchequer. Derivatives treasurership noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • treasurer — UK [ˈtreʒərə(r)] / US [ˈtreʒərər] noun [countable] Word forms treasurer : singular treasurer plural treasurers someone who is in charge of the money that belongs to an organization …   English dictionary