Basics of Non-Profit Bookkeeping

October 17, 2019
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Designed especially for those who know little about accounting, this session will introduce you to the basics of setting up an effective bookkeeping system for your non-profit. Become familiar with accounting vocabulary and bookkeeping basics and learn the importance of records, processes, internal control policies and the timely recognition of revenue and expenses.

Learning Objectives:

Define common bookkeeping and accounting terms used to communicate financial information

Explain the importance of record keeping and internal control policies

Practice the basics of double entry bookkeeping

Prepare basic financial statements and bank reconciliations

Who should attend?

Non-profit staff or volunteers who work with financials, particularly bookkeeping, with their organization.


An accomplished business professional, Angela Hilland has been a Senior Accountant with Five Star Accounting Inc. since March 2015 and from 2013 to 2015 was the principal/owner at Align Accounting and Management Services, Certified General Accountant. Angela has extensive experience with a variety of organizations and industries including not-for-profits, manufacturing, software technology, hospitality, retail, and real estate development. She has a broad base of knowledge in several functional areas, including financial, human resources and operations management, information technology, marketing and business development. Angela holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Honours from the University of Manitoba and earned her CGA designation in 1999.


For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations (ex. dietary, scent) please contact Tracy Douglass at 204-477-5180 ext. 222 or Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least 1 week prior to the scheduled event.


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Winnipeg MB  R3L 2T4




Angela Hilland

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