Policies and Procedures Manual: The Complete Manual

Policies and Procedures Manual: The Complete Manual

by Michelle Harris


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Policies and Procedures Manual: The Complete Manual by Michelle Harris

A complete set of policies and procedures [WITH DOWNLOADABLE FILES INCLUDED] for your organization whether you're just starting out or need to add some control to your existing operations. Policies and procedures are an integral part of eliminating fraud, reducing operational errors and reducing inefficiencies.

The Complete Set includes the following policies and procedures:


  • Policy Review
  • Ethics Policy
  • Segregation of Duties
  • Account Reconciliation Policy
  • Internal Control Over Spreadsheets
  • Relationship with External Auditors
  • Standard Document Retention Policy
  • Physical and Data Security
  • Facility Environmental Protection

  • Employee Standards of Conduct
  • Business Expense Reimbursement Policy
  • Company Car and Car Allowance Policy
  • Employee Training Policy
  • Misappropriation of Assets and Other Dishonest Acts
  • Employee Dress Code
  • Virtual or Remote Work Policy
  • Flexible Work Schedule Policy
  • Personal Leave
  • Vacation Policy
  • Leave of Absence with Pay
  • Leave of Absence without Pay

  • Cash & Bank Accounts
  • Bank Account Reconciliation
  • Petty Cash Funds
  • Employee Advances
  • Unclaimed Property
  • Credit Card Policy

  • Customer Accounts Receivable
  • Customer Credit Procedures
  • Write-off of Uncollectible Receivables
  • Bad Debt, Cash Discount and Unsaleable Allowances
  • Accounts Receivable Reconciliation
  • Intercompany Accounts

  • Inventory Accounting and Control
  • Inventory Reserves
  • Cycle Counting
  • Physical Inventories

  • Fixed Asset Accounting Policies
  • Capital Project Requests
  • Additional Capital Request
  • Capital Post-Completion Review
  • Disposal or Impairment of Property
  • Depreciation and Useful Life
  • Accounting for Leases

  • Prepaid Expenses
  • Other Assets
  • Goodwill and Trademarks

  • Accounts Payable Policy
  • Vendor Invoice Approval
  • Material Returned to Vendors
  • Customer Credits Issued
  • Sales and Use Tax on Purchases
  • Payroll Accrual
  • Liability Accruals - Expense, Inventory and Capital Recognition
  • Bonus Awards, Incentives Awards & Sales Commissions

  • Revenue Recognition of Shipments
  • Revenue Recognition of Services
  • Inventory Costing and Valuation
  • Control of Trade Marketing Programs
  • Membership & Association Fees
  • Interest and Other Income
  • Non-Recurring and Unusual Gains and Losses
  • Profit or Loss on Sale of Assets
  • Key Performance Indicators

  • Disaster Recovery Policy and Procedure
  • Backup Requirements
  • Software Maintenance and Licensing Policy
  • Computer System Use
  • Responsible Use of Company Email
  • Use of Company Internet
  • Company Printer Policy
  • Access Control Policy
  • Computer & Electronic Equipment Disposal
  • Password Policy
  • Overview

    So you've created a successful business - investing countless hours, volumes of energy and sweat and maybe even a few tears. Now it's time to protect that business from lost profits, errors and even fraud. A solid set of policies and procedures can provide a foundation for a strong and successful operation - resulting in increased efficiencies, increased profit, and reduced risk of error and fraud.

    This complete set of policies is a simple step in implementing policies and procedures in your organization. The information presented provides a building block to create policies and procedures that fit your unique organization.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781544920306
    Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
    Publication date: 03/23/2017
    Pages: 244
    Sales rank: 857,315
    Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.51(d)

    About the Author

    Michelle L. Harris is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant and has a Masters in Business Administration. She teaches change management, internal controls, policies and procedures and flowcharting to CPAs.

    Michelle has been in accounting management and leadership positions for 20+ years and has specialized in business risk, implementing policies and procedures, training and change management. She is passionate about sharing her experience with others and welcomes feedback to improve the sharing experience.

    In her spare time, Michelle enjoys photography, competitive events, experiencing the world and enjoying time with family. You can reach out to Michelle on Twitter at @tcadocs or visit her at www.thecontrollersassistant.com.

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