Financial Management Consultant Services

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Providing internal financial management consultancies to Non Profit Organizations and consulting firms, plus short term financial management consultancies overseas.

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Below is a list of many of the consultancies that Fisken & Company has performed.

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law Bulgarian Training Workshop Washington, DC Presentation on NGO Taxation and Financial Management Issues to a Bulgarian parliamentary delegation to assist in drafting amendments to that country’s NGO tax laws.
Association of Private Voluntary Organization Financial Managers Numerous Non-Profit Organizations Washington, DC Annual workshops for internationally oriented non-profit organizations in 3 areas: indirect cost rate methodology; financial management; and taxation of overseas Americans
International Fund for Animal Welfare Endangered Species Protection Unit – South Africa Police Service Pretoria, South Africa Financial review of grant expenditures
International City Managers Association Bulgarian Foundation for Local Government Reform Washington, DC 4 days of training in Financial Management and Subgrantee Management for this Bulgarian Non-Governmental Organization
USAID – Office of Human Resources US AID employees being sent overseas Washington, DC Workshop on Federal and State taxation of US Government employees living overseas.
International Fund for Animal Welfare IFAW – United Kingdom Office Crowborough,England Financial management assessment of organization’s branch office in England. Areas analyzed included the financial management systems and staffing.
International Fund for Animal Welfare IFAW – USA Office Yarmouth Port,MA (Cape Cod) Financial management review of organization’s headquarters office. Areas analyzed included: financial controls; staffing; banking system; and financial statements. Also took lead role in recruiting and selecting the Chief Financial Officer.
PACT So. Africa Non-Governmental Organizations Republic of South Africa Presentation of 3 two-day workshops in Financial Sustainability of Non-Government Organizations
Planning Assistance VIDA (Honduran NGO) Tegucigalpha, Honduras Technical Assistance in meeting various AID Financial Requirements
Pathfinder International Regional Center for Training Cairo, Egypt Development of cost accounting system that meets USAID requirements.
National Council of Negro Women Egyptian and U.S. Non-Government Organizations Cairo, Egypt Presentation of 2-day Workshop on Financial Management of Non-Governmental Organizations
Pathfinder International So. Pacific Alliance for Family Health (SPAFH) Tonga, So. Pacific Development of indirect cost rate proposal for funding organizations; technical assistance in financial sustainability; and resolution of audit issues.
US AID Mission – South Africa Private Sector Office, US AID – South Africa Pretoria, South Africa Financial sustainability analysis of 5 South Africa Non-Governmental Organizations funded by US AID
Interamericas Group Federacion Ecuatoriana de Exportadores Quito, Ecuador Preparation of 3-year financial sustainability plan.
Instituto de Nutricion de Centro America y Panama (INCAP) INCAP Guatemala City, Guatemala Technical assistance in meeting US AID financial reporting requirements including: indirect cost rates, counterpart contribution, use rate for building and equipment, and selecting audit firm.
TvT Associates Community and Child Health Project LaPaz, Bolivia Evaluation of financial management system, PL 480 financing, and organizational structure.
Population Technical Assistance Project (POPTECH) Centre for African Family Studies (CAFS) Nairobi, Kenya Evaluation of the financial management sysetm and institutional financing strategy.
Private Agencies Collaborating Together (PACT) Association of Guatemala Non-Governmental Organizations (ASINDES) Guatemala City, Guatemala Participation in and evaluation of a 4-day workshop to strengthen the financial management of Guatemala Non-Government Organizations.
Latin American Federation of Credit Unions Latin American Federation of Credit Unions (COLAC) Panama City, Panama Development of indirect cost rate proposal for US AID.
Pathfinder Fund South Pacific Alliance for Family Health (SPAFH) Tonga, So. Pacific Development of fund accounting system, chart of accounts, written accounting procedures, and formal accounting books.
Academy for Educational Development Four Local Projects Tegucigalpa, Honduras Review of Financial Management Systems to insure adequacy of internal controls.
Pathfinder Fund Brazilian Association of Family Planning Entities (ABEPF) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Review of Accounting and Financial Systems, prior to award of grant.
Academy for Educational Development Pakistan Participant Training Project Islamabad, Pakistan Review of Financial Management System to insure adequacy of financial controls.
Council for International Development Mercy Fund Project for Afghan Refugees Peshawar, Pakistan Review of Financial Management System to insure conformity with U.S. government funding standards.
Development Associates Brazilian Association of Family Planning Entities (ABEPF) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Development of indirect cost rate proposal for funding organizations.
Fisk Associates Ecuador National Child Welfare Institute (INNFA) Quito, Ecuador Workshop in calculating overhead for social programs, technical assistance in grant accounting, indirect costs, and chart of accounts.
Partners for Productivity World Education Nairobi, Kenya Preparation of two accounting manuals: one for Kenyan Non-Government Organizations, and one for Kenyan Small Businesses receiving loans and technical assistance from Kenyan Non-Governmental Organizations. Development of accounting and financial management training modules. Presentation of two 5-day workshops on Accounting and Financial Management.
New TransCentury Foundation Numerous U.S. Private Voluntary Organizations Throughout USA Eight years of workshops and one-on-one technical assistance in effective financial management for Private Voluntary Organizations.
Management Sciences for Health Costa Rica Social Security System San Juan, Costa Rica Evaluation of prior technical assistance provided in purchasing, inventory management, billings, collections, and investments.
American Public Health Assoc. Appropriate Health Resources & Technologies Action Group (AHRTAG) London, England Technical Assistance in designing an accounting system & procedures to account for USAID funds.
International Science & Technology Inst. (ISTI) International Science & Technology Inst. (ISTI) Washington, DC Evaluation and technical assistance in AID contracting procedures, preparation of AID vouchers, and consultant time management systems.
American Public Health Association American Public Health Association Washington, DC Technical assistance in accounting and financial management.
American Public Health Association Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology & Obstetrics (JHPIEGO) Baltimore, MD Evaluation of AID pipeline funds and cost benefit analysis.
American Public Health Association Water & Sanitation Health Assoc. (WASH) Project Camp – Dresser McKee Rosslyn, VA Evaluation of AID contracting procedures and compliance with Scope of Work.
American Public Health Association Dominican Republic National Family Planning & Population Council (CONAPOFA) Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Technical assistance in setting up an accounting and budgeting system for diverse multi-national funding sources.
American Public Health Association Futures Group Washington, DC Evaluation of financial management system & sub-contracting procedures
New TransCentury Foundation Credit Union National Association – Latin America Regional Office Panama City, Panama Technical assistance in establishing a functional accounting system and overhead rate methodology.