How to keep books of account

17 Feb 2022 Denise Copeland    Last updated: 10 Nov 2022

This tutorial video will help you to understand the basic rules and principles for good financial management in your organisation.

This tutorial is aimed at treasurers and trustees of small to medium sized voluntary led organisations. It will guide you through good financial management including: 

  • record keeping
  • cash handling
  • understanding charity funds (restricted and unrestricted
  • recording income and expenditure
  • role of the treasurer. 

 Accompanying resources to this video can be found in the attached templates which you may want to open before you begin watching. 

These tutorials are available with Irish or British sign language interpretation and subtitles can be translated into other languages by clicking on the Settings symbol and then 'Subtitles/CC', select 'Auto-translate' and then choose preferred language from the list.  To view the tutorial with British Sign Language, choose the first video and choose the second video below for interpretation in Irish Sign Language.

How to Keep Books of Account (with British Sign Language and Subtitles)



How to Keep Books of Account (with Irish Sign Language and Subtitles) 



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by Denise Copeland

Governance and Charity Advice Manager

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