Congregational Bookkeeping Unit (CBU)
Many congregations face increasing challenges with their bookkeeping and financial reporting obligations and the CBU team is here to help.
Information is included on this site which may be of assistance to treasurers. If you are not able to find the answer to your questions, please give one of the CBU team a call.
Services provided by CBU include:
Please note that during the end of financial year period (December to March) the CBU is unable to undertake MYOB installations and training or consultancy as resources are fully utilised in preparing financial statements for all CBU clients. Enquires are still welcomed and CBU will endeavour to accommodate requests as soon as possible.
Please find below some information about the forthcoming 2017 workshops for Treasurers. Workshops generally run from 1pm to 4:30pm and are held at Level 2, 212 Pirie Street, unless otherwise indicated.
Bookings are essential and spaces are limited. Dates are subject to change. Invitations will be sent closer to each event.
- MYOB: Indvidual MYOB training may be available by appointment, and will generally attract a fee.
- Finance Administration
- GST and BAS
- Financial Reporting and Budgeting: Thursday 30 November from 1pm to 4.30pm (view the information flyer at the link below). Book your place by November 23, 2017 by contacting the Congregational Bookkeeping Unit.
Treasurers workshop - Nov 2017 (171 kb PDF)
The CBU team would like to hear of any other topics you are interested in. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your suggestions.
Simplified Audits of small congregations (176 kb PDF)
Supplementary Audit Checklist for Small Congregations (118 kb PDF)
FAQ - Cash Handling - Petty Cash (141 kb PDF)
GST Non-Profit sub-entities (106 kb PDF)
GST Manual (1.5 mb PDF)
GST and the disposal of capital assets (101 kb PDF)
GST - Completing Your Activity Statement (1.1 mb PDF)
MYOB Instruction Manual for Treasurers (3.7 mb PDF)
MYOB application form 2016 (99 kb PDF)
FAQ - MYOB - How to update MYOB tax tables (225 kb PDF)
Pass the Baton documents
Pass the Baton - Instruction Page (41 kb PDF)
Pass the Baton - ATO contacts (6 kb PDF)
Pass the Baton - Direct Entries (6 kb PDF)
Pass the Baton - Employee List (6 kb PDF)
Pass the Baton - Non Profit Sub Entities (6 kb PDF)
Other Useful Information
Basic Introduction for Treasurers (151 kb PDF)
Congregational Bookkeeping Unit Brochure (181 kb PDF)