AWWA-20743 2012 Financial Management for Water Utilities: Principles of Finance, Accounting, and Management Controls
Essential guidance and reference manual for water utility financial and accounting personnel.
Good financial management is critical for the successful operation of both private and governmental water utilities. Financial Management for Water Utilities: Principles of Finance, Accounting, and Management Controls provides a complete information resource on sound financial and accounting practices and procedures for water utilities. Intended for financial staff, managers, and executives of water utilities, the book covers these topics and more:
• Water utility management
• Functions of financial management
• Standardized methods of accounting and reporting
• Developing projections
• Rates and revenues
• O & M expenses
• Assets and liabilities
• Capital improvement planning and financing
• Internal controls and audits
The included Appendices on CD provide valuable support
materials, including the complete NARUC Uniform
System of Accounts for Class A Water Utilities, and sample annual reports, interim financial reports, 10-K filing, and policy statements.