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Nonprofit Accounting Tales of Terror


We all know nonprofit accounting can be frightening at times, particularly when your accounting system has one foot in the grave. From auditor boogeymen creeping down hallways, to beastly balance sheets that have minds of their own, to recurring transaction nightmares. YIKES!

But nonprofit accounting doesn’t have to be all double, double, toil, and trouble. You …

Stop Nonprofit Fraud With These Three “Ts”


When it comes to preventing fraud, most nonprofit finance professionals report their organization is doing a good job, but far from a perfect job. In fact, according to the 2016 Nonprofit Finance Study, 34 percent say their organization undertakes actions that put it at risk for fraud, and only 40 percent say their organization put …

The Fact of the Matter: Nonprofit Fraud


Despite their altruistic missions, nonprofit organizations are not immune to the threat of financial fraud. In fact, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimates that nonprofits face a loss of more than $40 billion a year to fraud, prevalent in more than 20 percent of organizations. 

Being aware and taking preventative action are the best proactive …

The Nonprofit Accountant’s Quick Reference Checklist for Year-End


With Abila’s Year-End Survival Guide by your side, you’re ready to navigate the inevitably choppy Q4 waters!

Well, almost.

In addition to budget prep, ACA reporting, annual report production, and pre-audit planning, there are still routine accounting activities demanding your attention.

Here’s a quick Year-End Quick Reference Checklist to keep you and your finance team on track, organized, and …