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It’s time to train…

by Marjorie Lewis-Jones on January 28, 2014

Popular New Year’s resolutions include getting more exercise, eating more healthily and learning new skills – guess which one Matrix is eager to help you with in 2014? Whether you want to develop financial confidence and understanding, make better use of online technology or improve your non-profit’s financial outlook you should write down your goals […]

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Happy Holidays from Matrix on Board

by admin on December 10, 2013

It’s been another great year working with non-profits… Bush medicine, cat protection, improving life for people with disabilities… we’ve done some great work this year, with a diverse range of organisations that give tirelessly to communities across Australia. Along with wishing you a very happy Christmas and New Year, we wanted to share some of […]

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Have you done your audit adjustments?

by Marjorie Lewis-Jones on November 12, 2013

Has your auditor sent you the year-end adjustments you need to make the accounts correct? Have they been ‘posted’ to the accounts? While it may be tempting to ignore these adjustments or to wait until just before the next year’s audit to make them, they should really be done in a timely way… and properly. […]

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Your budget: It’s wise to review and revise it

by Marjorie Lewis-Jones on November 12, 2013

When you shaped your non-profit’s budget ahead of the new financial year it reflected your “best guess” about what it might need to spend, earn and invest in the year ahead. But things change. Revising your budget ensures it remains an effective guide for tracking performance says Kirsten Forrester, Matrix General Manager, National Financial Management. […]

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The Beautiful Game is a catchphrase used to describe football. It’s also an apt description of the balance sheet and what you can learn from it, says Matrix on Board’s CEO Morri Young, who’s on a mission to teach non-profit board members to “read the game” with competence and confidence. Morri Young: For me, the […]

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How did your audit go? What will it grow?

by Kirsten Forrester on October 1, 2013

Your non-profit organisation’s financial audit is complete. But before you pack away the paperwork and breath a sigh of relief, it’s worth asking: What was tricky for you in this year’s audit? What you can put in place, now, to make next year’s audit easier and to ensure your organisation remains fully compliant? Kirsten Forrester, […]

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The ACNC’s alive – so charities must complete their AIS

by Kirsten Forrester on October 1, 2013

It’s business as usual at the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) despite the recent change of Government in Australia. This means all registered charities must complete an Annual Information Statement (AIS). However, no financial information is yet required. In late September the ACNC Commissioner, Susan Pascoe AM, said in a statement to the charity […]

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‘Valuable help with complex compliance management’ When CEO Rob Lake decided his non-profit needed a hand to manage its critical compliance obligations and reporting deadlines he turned to Matrix on Board for help. Matrix’s Compliance Manager service evolved to meet the need – and he now happily recommends it as a valuable tool. Q: What […]

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New dashboard reports distil the KPIs that count

by Kirsten Forrester on September 10, 2013

Matrix on Board began switching to a new dashboard-reporting tool in July with positive results. It’s impressing clients with its visual appeal, easy-to-understand graphs and business relevance. Matrix consultants customise the dashboards, provide specialised analysis and offer coaching to ensure clients and boards can focus on the KPIs that really count. Kirsten Forrester, Matrix General […]

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Love it or hate it there are lessons to be learnt from the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC), says Matrix on Board’s CEO Morri Young, who believes the ACNC’s impending restructure is like trying to unscramble an egg. Morri Young: The newly elected Coalition has made clear its intention to restructure the ACNC to […]

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Need a ‘health check’ on your financial systems?

by Morri Young on September 6, 2013

You get your car serviced regularly and a yearly diagnostic on your health. But when did you last get a professional check-up on your non-profit’s financial systems to ensure they were disease free? Matrix on Board offers expert ‘health checks’ on the financial systems of non-profits throughout Australia. These Financial Systems Assessments can be conducted […]

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BushMob is one of a growing band of non-profits across northern Australia embracing change and enjoying the benefits of the Matrix + Xero financial management solution. BushMob Director, Will MacGregor, explains why: One-on-one support anytime, anywhere: Our remote location meant we struggled to find consistent, reliable, non-profit-focused financial management services. With Matrix on Board, and […]

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To Pay or Not to Pay, That is the Question

by ProBono Australia on July 8, 2013

Reprinted from: Pro Bono Australia Posted on Monday, July 8, 2013 – 14:55 The national Better Boards Conference held in Melbourne over the weekend saw more than 400 Not for Profit CEOs and Board members join together to learn more on how to govern in turbulent times. The delegates were engaged in a debate on […]

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Reprinted from: ITWire Posted by Stephen Withers on 02 July 2013 If you have corporate responsibilities at an organisation that uses or is considering the use of cloud services, this white paper may be essential reading. Data Sovereignty and the Cloud is a guide for board members and CxOs, produced by the Cyberspace Law and […]

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We’ve been using Xero for three and a half years and now have 14 Xero certified Financial Management Consultants.  Our certified staff are based all over the country – from Darwin to Melbourne, and now more than ever, Matrix on Board is able to offer the non-profit sector a uniquely capable financial management service to […]

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The Directors are pleased to announce that Kylie Gwynne has been appointed as Chairperson of the MoB Advisory Board. The Advisory Board comprises the current Directors Nerida Nettelbeck, Nonie Wales and Morri Young, who are delighted to have Kylie join them, and provide focus, strategy and leadership for the company. Kylie has an outstanding record […]

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NFP Sector Guide to the ACNC

by Matrix on Board Staff on December 18, 2012

Following the establishment of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission (ACNC), Matrix on Board have developed a fact sheet to help guide Not-for-Profit organisations. To view the ACNC Fact sheet, click on this link: NFP Sector Guide to the ACNC Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it […]

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NFP Sector Guide to the ACNC

by caroline on November 22, 2012

With the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission (ACNC) to be established in December, Matrix on Board have developed a fact sheet to help guide Not-for-Profit organisations. To view, click on this link: NFP Sector Guide to the ACNC . Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the […]

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MOB Blog

by admin on December 7, 2009

Matrix on Board Blog is now here. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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