One thing that I am asked with frequency is “why do we need to have an outside accountant review our books on a regular basis when we have a bookkeeper. While the answer to this question varies from organization to organization the main reason is … Continue readingNonprofit bookkeeper arrested in embezzlement case
I have seen it countless times, a group of people get together and decide to start a church. They find a pastor, a secretary and someone to act as the treasure. Get a building, and start having church services.
The answer to this is complicated. Many organizations have a bookkeeper, when what they need is an accountant. While many think they are one in the same, and yes there are similarities there are also big, and important differences. The terms “bookkeeper” and “accountant” can … Continue readingDoes my Non Profit need a bookkeeper