The Post the Finances Software
the Finances software program will
need to take interactive accounting information and
convert it to static information in the form of a
simple checkbook register, showing date, check number,
payee, payment or deposit, and ongoing balance.
The program must
allow the operator to upload this information with
a couple of key strokes to any and all governmental
Web sites. The purpose of the software program is
to show clearly every governmental penny received
and every penny spent. The program would need to create
a "money trail" for citizens to navigate their way
through governmental Web sites and see all the daily
revenues and expenditures of the city, county, state,
and federal government.
The program would
also need to archive revenues and expenditures for
previous days, in such a way that each day's finances
could be easily accessed, like an online newspaper
The program needs
to be simple and graphically pleasing, so any nonspecialist
computer user can access the fiscal data quickly.
It would need to have the capability of producing
graphs, and reports such as Budget vs. Actual, By
Vendor, Profit/Loss, and so forth.
It should have a
variety of search functions that would be able to
retrieve information on specific items. In summary,
the program should be able to furnish all the elements
that make up a state-of-the-art Web site: easy to
read, easy to understand display; graphics; search
function, archive, any other feature the city deems
Disclaimer: Not an actual California government web
page. Examples are for illustrative purposes only.
Click here to see State of California Sample Finance Posting