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Policy: Cash handling

Purpose

To inform staff of the requirements for the safe handling of cash received by the University.

Overview

Principles for the safe handling of cash by the University.

Scope

This Policy applies across the University.

Policy Statement

Principles

  1. The University aims to minimise cash handling thus ensuring a safer working environment and efficient business processes
  2. Wherever possible, electronic payment and receipting facilities should be used.
  3. All cash collections must be transported to the bank by the Approved ANU Cash Collection service as soon as possible after receipt.

Information

Printable version (PDF)
Title Cash handling
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_000382
Version 4
Purpose To inform staff of the requirements for the safe handling of cash received by the University
Audience Staff
Category Administrative
Topic/ SubTopic Finance - Chart of Accounts
 
Effective Date 4 Mar 2011
Review Date 1 Jan 2014
 
Responsible Officer Chief Financial Officer
Approved By: Vice-Chancellor
Contact Area Finance and Business Services
Authority Australian National University Act 1991
Work Health and Safety (Transport and Delivery of Cash) Code of Practice 2011