An accounting manual is a handbook that ensures consistency and uniformity of accounting procedures. It should be in line with best accounting practices to ensure compliance with law. It is a great tool to enhance accounting staff competencies and share and transfer knowledge amongst employees.
This toolkit is useful for your organisation when the organisation:
- needs procedures and internal controls to foster a culture of accountability in the organisation.
- is increasing in complexity and size and needs to set-up standard accounting procedures.
- wants to define clear responsibilities and accountabilities within the organisation.
What you can expect
In six steps this toolkit guides you to design your own accounting manual. Here you’ll find a step-by-step guide, tools, examples and other resources for creating an accounting manual.
What you get
Know how: an overview of how to design an accounting manual step-by-step.
Example: a detailed accounting and finance manual.
Tool: a template to set up a basic accounting tracker for your organisation.