Manage financial records

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver RIIFIA401A, 'Manage financial records'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage financial records' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare/receive invoices

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to the work activity

1.2. Estimate all job components accurately using company procedures

1.3. Follow company procedures for presentation of financial data and recording of quotations

1.4. Levy charges according to services, and render accounts to clients

1.5. Promptly and accurately prepare invoices to help ensure desired cash flow

1.6. Verify accounts received for accuracy and pay promptly

2. Maintain cost records

2.1. Follow office procedures for financial controls and accountability

2.2. Record all costs promptly, legibly and accurately

3. Prepare reports on variances from cost estimates

3.1. Analyse cost records to detect variances/reasons for variances

3.2. Compare final costing with original job tender

3.3. Prepare reports in accordance with organisation format

4. Monitor financial performance

4.1. Determine and maintain strategies for managing cash flow to monitor the relationship between budget/standard and actual performance

4.2. Determine and calculate cost to enterprise requirements

4.3. Complete reporting and pricing records in line with business policy

4.4. Produce financial reports in a clear and timely manner for distribution to relevant stakeholders