Assessed the cash reconciliation process for the Bright n Sandy Food and Wine Festival. Recommendations included strengthening cash controls by introducing a formal ticketing system and developing a formal reconciliation process between tickets sold and cash banked.
Assessed the design and operating effectiveness of key internal controls established to mitigate specific risks associated with the event management process at Bayside, including events such as Wine Festival, Farmers Market, Sandringham Fair and Christmas Carols in the Park. The specific areas addressed were:
Event management framework
Policies and procedures
Event permit application sign-offs and approvals
Risk assessment, including OH&S
Public liability insurance
Ongoing assessment and monitoring of the implementation of the plan.
Assessed the efficiency and effectiveness of the current cash receipting and reconciliation practices used for the 2014 Resonance Music Series. The evaluation identified the need for an Event Management Checklist covering event management risks such as Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and public liability and a cash handling procedure.