Paul Lauwers has been Eurocare’s Financial Manager for many years. Paul was responsible for the preparation of the yearly overall Eurocare Budget, in close cooperation with the Secretary General. Paul is a qualified accountant with a recorded experience of collaboration in accounting and finances in EU and non-Eu funded projects managed by not-for-profit organisations.
His responsibilities also include monitoring the evolution of the budget, as well as preparing and interpreting the quarterly management accounts and annual financial reports, the implementation of the financial plans and the reconciliation of the balance sheets. Paul also prepares and monitors cash flow statements and predicts future trends when required.
An annual audit of accounts is organised and prepared, for which the FM ensures liaison with the external Auditor. FM also ensures that all transactional, payroll and VAT/taxation requirements are met, and that income, expenses, and payroll data are added in a specific accountancy software.