HI! I AM SUZANNE

I help finance managers, directors and board members of not-for-profits to be in control, having their organizational and financial management in order, so they can be assured of loyal supporters and can be effective in their mission, making our world a bit better today than it was yesterday.

I am known for the passion I bring to my work, and for the smile I shine on my teams.

I believe that not-for-profits are crucial to make our world better today

I believe in empowering people to take their future into their own hands. So that we can all take responsibility for ourselves. And take on our shared responsibility for this world. I believe that not-for-profits are important instruments for us to work for the common good. But not-for-profits can only play their role if they are fully accountable and impeccably professional in organisational and financial management. Only then can they count on a mandate and support from the public they serve. And only then can they be successful in their mission and help us make our world a better place today than it was yesterday.

Managed well, money can make the world turn around

This is why I provide capacity building support on finance and organisational management and administration for leadership, staff and board members of not-for-profits. I do this with all my heart, with great pleasure, and a smile, bringing all experience, knowledge and skills I have gained over the last decades in very different environments and teams. For more information about me, see About me

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Reserves and Funds

Reserves and Funds

The balance sheet of your annual accounts report includes a section called ‘reserves & funds’, if you have any organizational capital at all (negative or positive). For continuity of the organization it is needed to have reserves, even though as not-for-profit it...

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How to Handle Tangible Fixed Assets?

How to Handle Tangible Fixed Assets?

If you buy equipment that costs more than a certain amount, this equipment becomes a so-called tangible fixed asset on the balance sheet of your annual accounts report. Maybe you wonder what that means and why it might be important? Equipment on your balance sheet The...

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Exchange Rates

Exchange Rates

Managing exchange rates can be a big challenge when receiving a grant in a foreign currency. This starts from before the grant is approved, already when you are budgeting for your proposal. At that time, you are ‘translating’ your local currency prices into the...

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