Financial Management Training Events

At Financial Technologies & Management, we offer nonprofit financial management training to our clients and to better educate the communities we serve. Since 1999, we have helped nonprofits save time and make sound decisions with nonprofit accounting solutions. Our solutions provide financial management training that focuses on best practices so you can lead and better serve your organization. Successful nonprofits start with strong accounting and planning. That is why we offer training in many targeted areas, from CFO to nonprofit accounting. Our nonprofit financial management training allows you to enhance your accounting skills to make smart decisions.

Effective Nonprofit Accounting Solutions

Whether you are the CFO or staff, our tools help you achieve your goals with strong nonprofit financial management training. We provide all levels of training to assist your accounting staff. Each staff member can benefit from taking our nonprofit financial management training courses. We also offer blog articles,  video and document  resources, and  online events to help boost your staff’s competency in the area of nonprofit accounting systems. Our experts are knowledgeable and qualified financial management trainers that cover every aspect of nonprofit financial management.

Contact us to learn more about our nonprofit accounting solutions. We also offer training in addition to providing software.

MIP Fund Accounting User Group Meetings

Financial Technologies & Management’s Jim Simpson will be hosting monthly Nonprofit Forums and MIP Fund Accounting user group meetings. All nonprofits are welcome to join our free monthly nonprofit forum. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Our forum topics include all areas of essential financial management training.

The first Nonprofit Forum and MIP User Group were held during April 2000. We continue to educate and give back to the communities we serve.

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FTM Nonprofit Forum on July 29, 2020 – Best Practices for Financial Policies and Procedures

July 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


The board and finance committee’s responsibility includes that financial policies and procedures exist and are followed by the organization. Management has usually delegated the responsibility to develop and maintain financial policies and procedures with little direction or guidance from the board and finance committee. The board and finance committee is usually consumed by other financial matters like budgets, audits, financial statements, and cash flow.

Financial Policies and procedures help sustain and strengthen your organization by providing the following to your organization:
• How the accounting function is performed including transaction processing like accounts payable, account receivable, payroll, journal entries, and grants and program management?
• What authorization and custody controls exist to reduce financial risks and protect the organization?
• What environment and culture exist for your organization, how is authority defined, and what external influences exist?
• How does your accounting system help you implement your financial policies and procedures?
• What segregation of duties and controls exists to detect or prevent accidental or intentional mistakes?
• What training do you provide to ensure competence and knowledge of accounting staff?

It is important for your major transaction processing like accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger transactions that you evaluate best practices. This is important as you need to evaluate costs versus benefits received for each transaction process.

If it has been a while since you reviewed and improved your financial policies and procedures, we can help you develop and update your financial policies and procedures. An organization with good financial policies and procedures benefits from operating efficiencies, clear expectations,  and financial accountability.