Non Governmental Organizations

Target has been providing its services to non-governmental organizations for the last 14 years in the following area.

Accounting Software: As a partner to multiple small business software, Target has been providing training and implementation support of the introduction of computerized accounting system for more than 200 NGOs in Ethiopia and neighboring countries. Our key products includes QuickBooks, Sage 50 (used to be called Peachtree)

Sage 50 is ideal for the NGO environment which are operating in a multiple donor, project and sector. It allows flexibility in reporting and budgetary control. If you have remote field offices and still would like to operate in a single database, we have a solution to support you.
QuickBooks has both desktop version and online versions. For those who prefer to use the desktop version, there are three options depending on the number of users and the complexity of the organization. QuickBook Pro version is used for up to 3 users, QuickBook Premier version is used for up to five users and QuickBooks Enterprise Version is available for up to 30 users. QuickBooks is best for the NGO environment for simplicity in creating of segments by class, project and sub-projects and multiple year reports.

Financial Management System Development: We have all rounded financial management system support other than accounting software training and implementation. These includes provision of training to finance staff and development of financial policy and procedures, training. In addition, we provide an organizational capacity assessment support mainly for international NGOs which have multiple implementing partners. Our popular training courses are finance for financial managers, practical accounting for NGOs and Grant Administration.

IPSAS Implementation: We provide training and implementation support on International Public Sector Accounting Standard. Our service includes conducting gap assessments, development of action plans for implementation, development of solution proposals, implementation, assisting on the first time presentation of IPSAS, consulting and supporting any required change in accounting system including chart of accounts, report designing in software, harmonizing of reporting requires for donors, headquarters, government in the course of implementation and support on the audit process

Organization Strategy: We facilitate development of organizational strategy plan. Our experience in the sector helped us a lot to understand the various donor environment trends, organizational issues, Ethiopian contexts of the sector.