The role-specific unit of Treasurer is part of the Congregational Leadership Training suite of units. Treasurer has been developed with input from experts in governance and congregational leadership and trialled by a number of church treasurers across Australia and New Zealand to ensure that the content meets the needs of treasurers and other congregational leaders. The feedback from the trial has been positive. Here are some comments from leaders like you: 

  • Provides clear and unambiguous guidelines
  • Well set out
  • Broad coverage of tasks

Registration for Treasurer

The fee per person for the Treasurer unit is only $40, payable when you register.

Topics covered in Treasurer

The Treasurer unit will equip you to:

  • Keep accurate records
  • Pay promptly all authorised accounts
  • Ensure salaries and conditions match awards
  • Monitor compliance with statutory requirements
  • Ensure money is deposited according to congregational policy and procedures
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Report financial position and recommend action
  • Organise independent audits
  • Communicate with the LCA district office
  • Maintain an asset register.

Training information

The training is facilitated by an online presentation. Treasurer is offered in a format that is similar to a webinar presentation, with the participant viewing and listening to the presentation and responding to the short quiz at the end of the presentation.

The content time of Treasurer is 25 minutes.      

At the completion of the Treasurer unit, a certificate of completion is available for printing. The certificate is important for both LCA and congregational records.

The Treasurer overview provides a comprehensive outline of the Treasurer unit and includes the learning outcomes.