Finance: where can I get more information?

The list below details where you can find information on the specific topics you are interested in.  We have tried to identify exactly which page of the websites you can access the information.

If you find it difficult to find the information quickly please email: [email protected].  We will endeavour to update this information for future users.

Topic

Contacts

Accountability and transparency

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland:  www.charitycommissionni.org.uk - Running Your Charity

 

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

Accruals basis

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland:  www.charitycommissionni.org.uk

Audit and Independent Examination

Cash-online:  www.cash-online.org.uk/ see under CASHFACTS

 

NCVO:  What is an independent examination?

Audit Trail

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

Bank reconciliations

Cash-online:  www.cash-online.org.uk/ see under CASHFACTS

 

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

 

NCVO:  Bank controls

 

NCVO:  Controls on expenditure

 

NCVO:  Controls on Income

Basic book keeping

Cash-online:  www.cash-online.org.uk/  see under CASHFACTS

 

Community Accounting Plus:  www.caplus.org.uk/ 

 

Community Change: Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

 

NCVO:  Controls on expenditure

Budgeting

Cash-online:  www.cash-online.org.uk see under CASHFACTS (Budgets)

 

Community Accounting Plus:  www.communityaccounting.co.uk

 

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

 

NCVO:  Budget Planning and Budget Review Checklist

Budget management

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

 

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland:  www.charitycommissionni.org.uk

Cash Book

Cash-online:  www.cash-online.org.uk/  see under CASHFACTS

 

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

 

NCVO:  Controls on expenditure and Controls on Income

Cash Flow

Community Accounting Plus:  www.caplus.org.uk/

 

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

 

Cash on-line:  www.cash-online.org.uk see under CASHFACTS

 

NCVO:  Cash Flow Management and Model Cash Flow Forecast

Depreciation

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

Direct costs

Community Change publication:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

Financial Controls/Procedures

Cash-online:  www.cash-online.org.uk - see under CASHFACTS (Financial Controls)

 

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland:  www.charitycommissionni.org.uk

 

Community Change: Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

 

Community Accounting Plus:  www.caplus.org.uk/

 

DSD (Voluntary & Community Unit):  Setting Standards, Improving Performance

 

NCVO:  Controls on expenditure and Controls on Income and Financial Procedures

Financial Recording

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

 

NCVO:  Controls on Income and Debts

Financial Reporting

Cash-online:  www.cash-online.org.uk - see under CASHFACTS (Financial Controls)

 

Community Accounting Plus:  www.caplus.org.uk/

 

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

 

NCVO:  Making Management accounts effective tools

Fixed Assets

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland:  www.charitycommissionni.org.uk

Fraud

DSD (Voluntary & Community Unit):  Setting Standards, Improving Performance

Full Cost Recovery

Acevo:  Full Cost Recovery - www.acevo.org.uk  - Tel: 0845 354 8481  (Free to download with a toolkit available)

 

Cash-online:  www.cash-online.org.uk  see under CASHFACTS (Full Cost Recovery)

Income and expenditure account

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

Indirect costs

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

Overheads

Acevo:  Full Cost Recovery - www.acevo.org.uk - Tel: 0845 354 8481  (Free to download with a toolkit available)

Petty Cash

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

 

NCVO:  Petty Cash

Reserves

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland:  www.charitycommissionni.org.uk

 

Community Accounting Plus:  www.caplus.co.uk

 

Guidance on Charity Reserve:  www.nicva.org/resource/guidance-reserves

 

NCVO:  Reserves Policy for Smaller Organisations

Segregation of Duties

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland:  www.charitycommissionni.org.uk

 

Community Change:  Accounting for Change - Tel: 028 9023 2587  www.communitychangeni.org

Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP)

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland:  www.charitycommissionni.org.uk

 

Charity SORP Microsite 

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