Internal and external specialist resources required for the successful delivery of the project should be identified and secured at planning stage.
His work has appeared in "Security Journal," as well as various online publications. General areas that should be segregated include: custody or control of assets, record-keeping, authorizations and account reconciliations. Post Implementation Reviews also known as Post Occupancy Reviews for construction projects to establish if the original project objectives are being achieved are carried out.
Monitoring of compliance should be supported by regular management checks and the consideration of financial matters at regular meetings with your managers. Appropriate monitoring arrangements should also be put in place.
Consultancy expenditure must be coded against the account codes stated in the Consultancy Procedures. The response should consider safeguards such as those against unauthorised use or disposal. This covers all staff involved in the financial process. For small businesses with only a few accounting employees, sharing responsibilities between two or more people or requiring critical tasks to be reviewed by co-workers can serve the same purpose.
The amount of knowledge and training does, of course, need to be related to the part played by the individual in the financial process. Scenarios that should be considered for Business Continuity Plans should include extreme weather and pandemic flu.
Guidance on Budget and Financial Management is available on the Intranet. This review is likely to be repeated. For projects including a procurement element, you must also be able to demonstrate compliance with the Procurement Section of the SPFM.