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Program Accounting Made Simple: Tracking Funds for Maximum Transparency

Nonprofits operate on a foundation of trust. Your donors, grant agencies, and the community you serve put faith...
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Year-End Done Right: A Bookkeeper’s Guide to a Smooth June 30th Close

For many non-profits, the fiscal year-end on June 30th can feel like a looming storm cloud. But fear...
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Beyond HR’s Reach: What HR is NOT

Starting out in human resources at a small but growing company, I quickly realized that there were misconceptions...
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Statement of Financial Position or Balance Sheet Analysis (Part 3 of 3 Series)

This article delves into the Analysis of the Balance Sheet, also known as the Statement of Financial Position....
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Horizontal and Vertical Analysis (Part 1 of 3 Series)

Introduction: At the Consonance Group, we recognize the challenges small organizations encounter in financial management. Deciphering and analyzing...
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Budgeting Foward vs Backward

A budget is an essential strategic tool for organizations, serving as a detailed plan that outlines expected income...
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Navigating an HR Department of One

I know firsthand what it’s like to be in an HR department of one. For years, I worked...
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