E-books & White Papers

The AMS Resource Center provides a comprehensive look at new accounting standards, rules, regulations, and best practices. Download one of our free finance and accounting white papers or informational articles.

E-books

Nonprofit Operations

Want key insights and industry best practices about nonprofit operations from the top experts in the not-for-profit arena? Download our e-book! The Nonprofit Operations e-book assembles a collection of articles from an esteemed group of nonprofit authorities and provides nonprofit teams with information about budgeting, finance and accounting systems, benefits, human resources and more.

Policies and Procedures Ebook

This e-book is designed to present organizations of all sizes with valuable insight into the preparation of a finance and accounting policies and procedures manual. A collection of helpful tips from our experts, it includes a range of best practices.

White Papers

Improve Your Audit Prep Process

This e-book is designed to present organizations of all sizes with valuable insight into the audit preparation process. A collection of helpful tips from audit preparation experts, it includes a range of audit preparation best practices, from how to begin the audit process to what specific financial documents should be collected and reviewed.

Talking to Your Board About UPMIFA

This white paper details what you need to know about the general requirements of UPMIFA and some guidance on how to prepare your board for their role in determining a prudent course of action with regard to your organization’s endowments.

Revitalizing New York's Nonprofits

This new whitepaper, “Revitalizing New York’s Nonprofits”, is a joint project with the team from Edwards Wildman. Leigh Tucker, Managing Director, Nonprofit Solutions at AMS, and Andrew Grumet, Partner at Edwards Wilman, examine the potential impact and challenges involved in complying with recommendations made by the New York Attorney General and the Leadership Committee for Nonprofit Revitalization in their report "Revitalizing Nonprofits; Renewing New York".  The AMS/Edwards Wildman paper reviews the time investment necessary to implement key recommendations from the Revitalization project, and the size of the nonprofit organizations most significantly impacted.

Is Your Finance & Accounting Department as Efficient as it Needs to be?

To find out, download our article "7 Sins of Ineffective Finance & Accounting Teams"

Improve Your Audit Prep Process

This e-book is designed to present organizations of all sizes with valuable insight into the audit preparation process. A collection of helpful tips from audit preparation experts, it includes a range of audit preparation best practices, from how to begin the audit process to what specific financial documents should be collected and reviewed.

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