BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans Activity-2
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
ASSESSMENT ACTIVITY 2 – Video
BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management
ASSESSMENT ACTIVITY 2COVER SHEET
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This assessment must be based on where you work (or have worked most recently).
This Assessment is designed to test the knowledge that you have acquired throughout the unit. Use the following tips to help you answer the questions:
Read each question carefully. Check with your trainer or assessor if you are not sure what the question is asking.
HINT: Use these questions as subheadings to create a business style report to answer your assessment
Your response to each question should aim to provide enough information to answer the question. In most cases, this can be done with just a few paragraphs. Don’t forget to refer to attachments under the heading (question) applicable, e.g. ‘See attached email’.
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Your answers & assessment submission must professional in style (Business), content and format. Maximum font size 11 points: Font Arial or Times New Roman; single spacing; clear paragraphswith appropriate punctuation, spellchecking and final submission will need to be proof-read. (i.e. few missing words or typo’s)
– Use clear, non-discriminatory language
– Avoid the use of jargon
– Write clearly using plain English
– Consider your target audience
– Ensure that your responses meet the needs of the target audience (in this case your trainer or assessor).
All of your work must be original.
Evidence of the ability to:
- use financial skills to work with and interpret budgets, ageing summaries, cash flow, petty cash, Goods and Services Tax (GST), and profit and loss statements
- communicate with relevant people to clarify budget/financial plans, negotiate changes and disseminate information
- prepare, implement and modify financial contingency plans
- monitor expenditure and control costs
- support and monitor team members
- report on budget and expenditure
- review and make recommendations for improvements to financial processes
- meet record keeping requirements for the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and for auditing purposes.
Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.
To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:
- describe basic accounting principles
- identify and explain the relevant legislation and current requirements of the Australian Taxation Office, including the Goods and Services Tax (GST)
- explain the key requirements for financiall record keeping and auditing
- describe the principles and techniques involved in managing:
- cash flows
- electronic spreadsheets
- ledgers and financial statements
- profit and loss statements.
Marking and Criteria guide:
Assessor and student must read this carefully before assessment.
A 75% demonstrated competence in the answers is the benchmark only and students & assessors must note that professionally critical aspects/concepts must be included (create budget and financial planning using electronic spreadsheet) .
All parts (criteria) in the marking guide must be completed successfully for the student to achieve competence in this unit.
EDUCATOR to complete
|Pre-assessment work completed|
|ACTIVITY 2 – Video|
|Did the student inform about budget/financial plans in theirorganisation?|
|Did the student understand the purpose of a contingency plan?|
|Did the student discuss how their organisation keeps and what methods of storage/organisation does it use?|
|Did the student clarify budget/financial plans with relevant personnel within the organisation to ensure that documented outcomes are achievable, accurate and comprehensible?|
|Did the student provide support to ensure that team members can competently perform required roles associated with the management of finances?|
|Did the studentList three causes of cost variation in your organisation?|
|Did the student provide the best solution/advice for your clients and ensure they will have the best return on investment?|
|Did the student Name and briefly describe 2 legislations that you need to abide by?|
Assessor to complete:(circle)
Did you observe the student?YesNo
Further comments required
Resubmission required? Yes_________ No___________
Date resubmission must be handed in: ________________________
Assessor’s name and signature: _______________________________
Activity 2 –Video
Pamela Quilliam is a financial Para planner
Based you on the video you watched from Pamela Quilliam, please answer the following questions:
- Who might you need to inform about budget/financial plans in your organisation? What information would the respective people need to know?
- What is the purpose of a contingency plan? What possible contingencies that can happen related to your organisation? What processes are involved in the monitoring of a contingency plan?
- What financial records does your organisation keep and what methods of storage/organisation does it use?
- How can you clarify budget/financial plans with relevant personnel within the organisation to ensure that documented outcomes are achievable, accurate and comprehensible?
- How can you provide support to ensure that team members can competently perform required roles associated with the management of finances?
- List three causes of cost variation in your organisation.
- How can you provide the best solution/advice for your clients and ensure they will have the best return on investment?
- Name and briefly describe 2 legislations that you need to abide by?