Policies and Procedures Checklist -- Accounting

Policies and Procedures Checklist

Finance and Accounting


A.     Budgets

ð        Annual process

ð        Reconciliation

ð        Responsibility


B.     Accounting

ð        Responsibility

ð        GAAP compliance

ð        Negotiating or approving leases and contracts

ð        Tax filing

ð        Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Financial Statements

ð        Bank reconciliation

ð        Purchasing policies and procedures

o        Forms

o        Limits

o        Approval process

ð        Inventory management (organization assets)


C.     Fair valuation

ð        Responsibility

ð        Standard


D.     Money-handling procedures

ð        Taxes (internal and for employees)

ð        Reimbursement of expenses

ð        Petty cash

ð        Contracts

ð        Payment of contractors

ð        Payment of invoices

ð        Employee payroll

ð        Accounts receivable

ð        Bank deposits

ð        Authorized signatures (for expenditures by level)



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Title: Policies and Procedures Checklist -- Accounting
Module: Finance/Accounting
Author: Jessica Brodey
Audience: Administrator
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Procedure: Policies and procedures manual
Organization Source: Pass It On Center
Last Reviewed: 02-09-2010 7:04 AM