February 13, 2017
Creating an Accounting Manual

Creating a Quick and Easy Accounting Manual

What should be in you accounting manual so it is the most useful to your organization?
April 5, 2016

Implementing Financial Controls

Implementing Financial Controls You may be familiar with the COSO (Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission) framework for internal control. COSO has received significant attention when referenced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) as an example of an “internal control” system as required by Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) sections 302 and 404.
April 5, 2016

Top Financial Accounting Internal Controls

Top Ten Financial Accounting 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.
April 5, 2016

Writing an SEC Accounting Manual of Policies and Procedures

Why are you Writing an SEC Accounting Manual of Policies & Procedures? Every company should document its accounting procedure process.  A well-designed and properly maintained system of accounting policies and procedures documentation enhances your accountability and consistency, while at the same time producing long-term savings from reduced duplication, rework, training, and increased focus, consistency, and productivity. Writing SEC accounting manuals of policies and procedures is an important task. Consider a template from Bizmanualz to help save you time.
June 22, 2015

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.
June 12, 2015

Static Versus Dynamic Control

Historically, compliance has been the focus of most knowledge management systems but, can you really have compliance without control?
April 4, 2015

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.
April 6, 2014

Do You Know What Types of Processes Exhibit Control?

By adopting policies and procedures, organizations are commonly trying to address one or more needs, like gaining or increasing control over their processes.
January 11, 2014

How to Write Accounts Receivable Procedures

The accounts receivable procedures for collection process are critical to reducing days sales outstanding and generating more cash for your business.