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4 Tips to Prevent Fraud at Faith-Based Organizations Logo aicpa

  James B. Jordan, CPA, CGMA |   Free |   AICPA |   25 Jan 2016 |   AICPA Insights

Religious organization leaders need to know that employees and volunteers who have access to their funds may be tempted to steal. Organizations need to implement internal controls to discourage this activity.

Topics covered:
  • Not-for-profit: Technical: Governance, Foundational

2 Comments/Reflections

Anna Sallis

Anna Sallis Apr 2016

It is a reminder that we have to have separation of duties, at least annual independent checks and processes in place.
Patrick Barker

Patrick Barker Mar 2016

I think this article makes some excellent points. It deals with the receiving of funds so the next obvious area of fraud to cover is how that money is (mis)spent.