Financial Management, Cashflow Planning, and QuickBooks for Nonprofits

This week we have all of the good fiscal topics that nonprofit organizations need to know! I get a lot of questions about nonprofit financial management, cashflow planning, and fiscal software.

Some common questions are:

How do we plan out our nonprofit’s budget?

Who should review our finances?

Does our nonprofit need an audit?

Should our nonprofit use QuickBooks for our financial accounting? 

In this week’s video and podcast, Ansley Fender goes into detail answering these questions and more!

She discusses the basics of how your nonprofit organization can eliminate red flags with simple financial strategies. For example, she recommends having an internal eye, treasurer, and auditor review your nonprofit’s fiscal books. She also touches on the intersection of a nonprofit’s administrative, programmatic, operations, and fundraising strategies.

What Ansley and I Discuss:

  • If your nonprofit should use QuickBooks
  • The 3 roles of auditing your financial books
  • How to handle grant writing management for your financial reports
  • Cashflow planning
  • The role of a CPA
  • How to set up your financial books
  • The importance of 990s
  • And more…

About Ansley Fender

bookkeeping for nonprofitsAnsley Fender is a serial entrepreneur mostly because is too stubborn and ADD to work for anyone else. While working as a nonprofit financial consultant and bookkeeper, she realized how time consuming and expensive grant management is and decided to do something about it. And so Atlas was born.

On the days that being a startup founder is especially difficult, Ansley gets inspiration from her two fearless little girls.

Want to connect with Ansley?

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