Policy needs a little attention. Ali 20:57, 21 July 2010 (UTC) Need to clarify if this means Collective member.
- I split this into three roles and brought it up to our current practice. I used beancounters to approve the bookkeeper, and the staff collective to approve who could write (not sign) a check. In the past we've had volunteer interns do some of the bookkeeping type work (under staff supervision), and we've talked about outsourcing bookkeeping to contractors as well. RfS 00:39, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
Body that set the policy(s) on [lists.freegeek_meeting_Minutes Date Adopted].
- When a check needs to be written one staff member, approved by the beancounters, should write the check. A person authorized by the staff collective should record it in the books. A staff member, authorized by the board, should sign the check. This is meant to ensure that at least two different people on staff know why a check was written. In no case should a person who signs checks be tasked with entering transactions into the books or reconciling the books.
- As of 2010, Liane and Caitlin are the two authorized check signers.