According to the local laws and regulations of most countries, all registered NGOs are required to maintain a system for recording and submitting all types of financial transactions made by them for the purposes of implementing projects and running their organization. Since finances are a crucial part of organizational management, it is always a better idea to maintain a ‘Financial Policy’ for following procedures to keep the accounting system effective, transparent and easily manageable.
Following a systematic procedure and maintaining a policy on managing of NGO finances is a strong indicator of the good health of an organization. Even donor agencies would be most happy to render immediate funding support to such NGOs which have systematic policies in place for effective financial management. Operational or administrative manuals on conducting day-to-day financial transactions can be strong tools to demonstrate the good governance, transparency and systematic management of an NGO. Besides, such systems also enable in keeping a track of NGO expenditures. Sigue leyendo