Financial Management for USAID Funding

Financial Management for USAID Funding:

Feb 14 2019 - 8:30am - Feb 15 2019 - 5:00pm

Location: Kampala , Uganda

Instructor(s):

Shannon M. Meehan

Language: English

Agenda

Day 1 

Welcome and Overview

  • Introductions, expectations and program overview

Financial Management Fundamentals 

  • The Importance of Good Financial Management
  • Elements of a Strong Financial Management System

Cost Proposals (Budgets) to Support Program Descriptions

  • Budget Notes Development
  • Budget Review – Comparing Budget and Program Description
  • Relationship between Budget and Chart of Accounts
  • Cost Share

Daily Transactions and Internal Controls 

  • Petty Cash
  • Daily Entries
  • Job Cost Accounting

Timekeeping Systems

  • Personnel Activity Reports
  • Payroll Journal
  • Managing Time and Facilitating Collaboration

Managing Risk

  • Preventive Controls
  • System of Authorization
  • Segregation of Duties

Document / File Systems 

  • Filling System Options
  • Monthly Closings

Day 2 

Budget Management

  • Monthly “Budget vs. Actual” Reporting
  • Quarterly “Budget vs. Actual” Reporting
  • Budget Management Practices
  • Pipeline Reporting

Indirect Costs/Rates and Shared Cost Allocation

  • Overview
  • Provisional and Final Indirect Rates
  • Indirect Rate Calculation Methodologies
  • Accounting System Requirements
  • Shared Cost Allocation Methodologies

Financial Statements 

  • Purpose and Uses of Audited Financial Statements

Donor Audits

  • Preparing for an Audit
  • Areas of Audit Risk
  • Supporting & Managing the Audit
  • Corrective Action Plans 

Closing Out and Agreement 

Next Steps - Priority Setting 

Close

  • Evaluations and closing words 

 

Venue

4 Elgon Terrace, Kololo
Kampala
Uganda

Hotel Information

Protea Hotel Kampala

4 Elgon Terrace, Kololo, Kampala, Uganda
T: +256 (312) 550 000
Ebanqueting@proteakla.co.ug

Participants are responsible for booking their own hotel/lodging arrangements.