Today it was CRESS work in the office and we were blessed by the presence of Clare Leeper who is Head of Finance for The Trussell Trust. Clare is voluntarily over seeing our accounts and the work of our Finance Officer Sophie Blick. As CRESS has got larger and with 10 people now employed in South Sudan it is important that we develop more sophisticated accounting systems. We are continuing to use Data Developments Software which is an accounts package designed for churches and charities.
Gradually we are working at getting the finances organised in such a way that I as CEO, and the person responsible for paying out monies, can easily see how much money is in any dedicated fund and how our cash flow is looking. I felt encouraged by our meeting!
Founder & CEO