The following template has been developed by Mango based on our field experience. It is part of Mango's Accounting Pack, which also includes guidelines for how it should be used.
Use it to create your own, suitable for your own purposes
Download asample petty cash float top up request.
Using a petty cash float top up
When you operate a fixed float for petty cash (called an imprest) then the amount you top up is always equal to the amount that you spent. For example, if the float level is $100, and $80 has been spent, the cash balance remaining is $20 and and further $80 is needed to take the float balance back to the level of $100.
This form lists out all the payments made since the previous top up, as the basis for requesting the next top up. Use it every time you wish to top up your petty cash float, so that signatories can know what the money was spent on before withdrawing more cash from the bank.