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Manage cash better with a cash count sheet template

Businesses will perform a cash count audit to ensure that all their money is accounted for. To do this, they will review receipts, petty cash logs, disbursements, bank accounts, and accounting books to determine how those numbers compare to the cash they have on hand.

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Is there an updated procedure manual for the office?
Is everyone required to take their vacation?
Is the official / department head bonded?
Is there a copy of the office fixed asset list on hand?
Is the inventory periodically reviewed and assets accounted for?
Are receipts used for all intakes of money?
Are receipts prenumbered?
Are all receipts dated, signed and have the amount of money received filled out and a copy given to the customer?
Are all checks received properly filled out and stamped before the receipt is issued?
Does each cash drawer balance out daily and verified by a second party?
Are amounts collected appropriate?
Does someone other than the person receiving the money prepare the bank deposits daily?
Is mail opened daily and checks received stamped immediately?
Are all disbursements made by prenumbered checks?
Are all unused checks accounted for and adequately safeguarded ?
Are checks approved by someone other than the person responsible for keeping the books?
Are all voided checks marked void and accounted for?
Bank accounts
Are the bank statements reconciled monthly by someone other than who prepares the deposits and checks?
Are the bank statements and reconciliations turned into the auditors office in a timely manner?
Are voided checks accounted for and appropriately handled?
Accounting bookkeeping reporting
Are transactions entered daily?
Are daily transactions verified with the reports?
Cash on hand
Checks, money orders & credit card transactions:
Total money on hand:
Minus starting funds:
Cash drawer balance:
Does the cash on hand balance with reports?
The above cash was counted in my presence and returned to me intact.
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Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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