News From the Finance Department


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TERRITORIAL ACCOUNTING & FINANCE CALENDAR – JANUARY TO JUNE 2014

January 15 Final divisional statements of resources issued to DHQs.
January 17 Suggested date for ministry unit budgets to be submitted to DHQ (note: some divisions have selected an alternate date).
February 14 Deadline for all budgets to be submitted to the THQ finance department.
March 5 Presentation of budget proposals to the Territorial Finance Council.
April 7 THQ Loan & A/R statements provided to ministry units.
April 9 Preliminary deposit account statements issued to ministry units.
April 14 Calculation & communication of March Management Support Assessment amounts.
April 15 Final deposit account statements for fiscal 2014 issued to ministry units.
April 16 General Ledger closing for units with external audits.
April 25 Deadline for draft financial statements and notes for units with external audits.
April 28 External audits commence.
May 2 General Ledger closing for units without external audits.
May 16 Deadline to submit final draft financial statements to THQ.
May 21 Completion of external audits and approval of ministry unit financial statements.
May 23 Ministry unit audit adjustments posted.
June 9 Draft consolidated financial statements submitted to KPMG.
June 25 Consolidated financial statements approved by The Governing Council.
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Opinion & Critical Thought

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Territorial News

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International News

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Faith & Friends

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