Financial management Page ContentAs a manager or team leader, you may be accountable for a budget. Your responsibilities could include:approving expenditure and monitoring spending approving financial reconciliations prepared by others being involved in aspects of the budget cycle, including planning for the following year's expenditure, profiling and reporting.You may also need to manage accumulated leave, overtime and accrued time off as these carry financial implications.The financial delegations (DoE employees only) for your position and those of your team members will inform the level of expenditure you may approve. There are procedures, legislation and standards that detail financial responsibilities and practices:Financial Management Practice Manual (FMPM) (DoE employees only) Financial Accountability Act 2009Financial and Performance Management Standard 2009 You should familiarise yourself with best practice financial management by reading the FMPM and applying the relevant information to your role. If in doubt, ask your supervisor, finance officer or the finance branch.Corporate cardsThe Corporate Card Unit is responsible for the administration and issuing of Corporate Cards. The Corporate Card section (DoE employees only) of OnePortal includes the online training package, corporate card forms and guidelines and information for cardholders, delegates and line managers.Budget trackingYour finance officer for System Applications and Products (SAP) reports can help you to regularly track expenditure against your budget.