August 15, 2021

What is an Accounting Manual?

What should be in you accounting manual so it is the most useful to your organization?
July 10, 2021

How are Financial Controls Implemented?

Financial controls are documented in your finance processes, policies, and procedures manual template. SOX, in general, has generated a lot of discussion about internal controls even requiring financial policies and procedures. How are financial controls implemented?
June 13, 2021

What Are Common Accounting Methods?

Accounting methods and accounting standards are typically defined within your accounting manual, which also defines your policies, procedures, and internal controls for Sarbanes Oxley and other compliance needs.
April 18, 2021

How a Financial Control System Gets Results

A financial control system of well-defined processes is not only about control or compliance, it is also about consistently striving to do a little better.
March 24, 2021

How Do You Figure Out How Much Cash a Company Needs?

Do you know how much business capital your company needs to fuel your growth? Balance debt and equity to optimize your financial management.
January 13, 2021

What are Financial Internal Controls?

The Internal Control Procedures Series provides a risk reducing framework of financial internal controls for the ten core accounting cycles — these cycles make up the accounting body of knowledge.  Each financial cycle focuses on a key element of business accounting and, therefore, should be covered in your company’s financial accounting policies and procedures manual.
January 10, 2021

What Are the Uses of Cost Accounting Information?

What are the different types of accounting costs that your company can accrue, and how can you build cost accounting policies to minimize their effects?
August 29, 2020

What are SOX Accounting Policies and Procedures?

SOX policies and procedures build consistency, communicate SOX internal controls, and provide a baseline for SOX improvement.
May 17, 2020

How Do Accounting Systems Work?

We can thank the 14th and 15th century Italian merchants for developing the double-entry method of accounting still in use today.