Thursday, October 17, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Presentation at 7:30 a.m., Networking at 9:00 a.m.
Light Breakfast Provided
Budget Bootcamp For Nonprofit Leaders
Lesley Bennett and Todd Kimball, CFO Selections
Your annual budget is one of the fundamental building blocks of sound financial management. A budget serves as a guide for financial and mission-related activities for nonprofit organizations. Leading and implementing an effective annual budget process is critical for organizational success. Join us for this session where we will explore the elements of a successful budget process.
- Differentiate between zero-based and incremental budget methodologies and when to use each.
- Discuss various budgeting bases and what approach makes sense for your organization.
- Evaluate the pros and challenges between using Excel or budgeting software.
- Discuss how to prepare a multi-year budget.
Area of Nonprofit Excellence - Financial Oversight
Every learning opportunity NAO offers is aligned with one of nine areas of our Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence that NAO believes are critical to every nonprofit’s effectiveness and success. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential for a thriving, effective and successful nonprofit; therefore, DE&I is embedded across all nine areas.
This event focuses on Financial Oversight. For additional resources in this category, visit: Financial Oversight.
About the Presenters
|Lesley Bennett, CFO Selections
Lesley is a versatile accounting and finance professional with over fifteen years of experience in public and non-profit sectors overseeing compliance, payroll, bookkeeping, forecasting, audits, and budgeting.
|Todd Kimball, Partner, CFO Selections
Todd Kimball is a not-for-profit consultant with CFO Selections, providing senior financial and accounting expertise to local nonprofit businesses. He began his career with the Oregon Audits Division, auditing Oregon’s government agencies. Todd then transitioned to Moss Adams primarily performing audits for not-for-profit and governmental clients. Most recently, he was the Assistant Controller at Mercy Corps, where he helped revamp the accounting department top to bottom, streamlining processes, improving the internal control environment, and helped develop a global accounting system. With CFO Selections, Todd's been helping nonprofits in social services, associations, environmental impact, and several other niches.
$35 NAO Member
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Billy Frank Jr Conference Center
721 NW 9th Ave #200
Portland, OR 97209