How to create a treasurer resume

Almost as important as the work you did while being a treasurer, is how you communicate your achievements on your resume! When you serve as a treasurer of an organization, whether it’s a fraternity, club, church, student group, or any other company, you gain real skills that should appear proudly on your resume. 
Take a look at our tips and tricks to optimize your resume for your treasurer position, and you’ll be set to get some interviews for your next position!
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Showcasing your experience with financial management on your CV is a great stepping stone to finding your next position. Being the treasurer on a board is generally a sign that you’re responsible and organized, as you were entrusted with the money of the organization. It can happen where other board members like “member engagement” can goof off, but the treasurer never has that luxury as the one in charge of the finances!  

Customized Treasurer Resume Description 📝

If you’re unsure of how to best present your time as treasurer on your resume, no worries. We have compiled over 1,000 treasurer resumes of past Crowded treasurers, and from it, we have created the sharpest text to describe the treasurer position on a resume, minus a few details. Write in the information about your position below, and a customized resume text will be sent to your email, ready to be copied and pasted straight into your resume:

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Get your customized resume text straight to your inbox.

Adding in relevant skills from the treasurer duties 

Every good resume has a dedicated skills section where you can show what you know. After your stint as a treasurer, update your skill section with what you picked up along the way. 

Here’s the skills we suggest after scanning 1,000 treasurer CVs:

Soft Skills:

  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Attention to detail

Hard Skills:

  • Financial Management
  • Budgeting
  • Accounting
  • Financial Planning
  • Tax Filing
  • Bookkeeping

Software Used:

  • Crowded

6 tips for a stand-out treasurer resume

Your CV needs to make an impression on a hiring manager to earn you that interview. Here are our  tips on how to make your resume shine:

 

  1. Use our suggested text in the form above to describe your treasurer experience and add our suggested skills
  2. Share quantifiable achievements (ex. I increased the efficiency of the budget, saving $10,000 a year)
  3. Describe your experience with strong action verbs like accelerated, optimized, advanced
  4. Don’t be afraid to brag about what you’ve accomplished!
  5. When you’re done writing, send it to a trusted friend, colleague, or family member to read it over and make suggestions.
  6. Run your finished resume through an ATS resume checker to do a final check

Where should I place the treasurer position on my resume?

You might be debating whether to put your time as treasurer under your work experience section or volunteer section. There is no cookie-cutter answer to this question, as it depends on how much work experience you have, and if you want to find another position as a treasurer or in financial management after this.

If your experience as treasurer is not a part of your career journey, we recommend placing it in a volunteer section. This shows any future employer that you are an active member of your community, and that volunteering is important to you.

If you are looking for another financial position, we recommend placing it among your other work experiences as it directly relates to your future career.

Updating LinkedIn with your treasurer position

Almost as important as your resume is keeping your LinkedIn profile up to date with your experience as a treasurer! Luckily, it is pretty easy to do. Use the text that’s generated from the form above to populate a new position on your profile. 

Also, be sure to add the new skills to the skill section of your profile. Keeping your LinkedIn profile up to date serves as a way for you to market yourself to potential employers.

Writing a treasurer resume in 2024

While it might be tempting to simply as ChatGPT to write your resume in 2024, make sure that your resume highlights YOU and your achievements as a treasurer. Take a look at our tips and tricks to optimize your resume for your treasurer position, and you’ll be set to get some interviews for your next position!

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