Protect your organisation against theft, mismanagement of funds and other financial risks

Charity Financial Management - roles and responsibilities 719

This course provides an overview of the responsibilities held by managers or trustees with specific involvement in charity financial administration.

Charities and voluntary organisations can be vulnerable to theft, damage to or mismanagement of funds, and other financial risks. Learn how to protect your organisation and demonstrate robustness thereby increasing the likelihood of gaining funding. This course provides an overview of the responsibilities held by managers or trustees with specific involvement in charity financial administration.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain the procedures required for adequate and appropriate financial controls within charities.
  • Provide examples of good practice in relation to financial controls.
  • Define the term "reserves" as applicable to the charitable sector and assess the appropriateness of your reserves policy.
  • State the policies that should be in place for effective financial management of a charity.
  • Explain the significance of the Charities SORP for account preparation and fundraising applications

Who this course is for

Staff or trustees with specific involvement in charity financial administration.

Duration

1 day

We can also tailor this course for your organisation, contact us for an informal discussion about your learning needs.