Finance & law, Finance

Accounting and Financial Management

Numbers. Confusing, aren't they?

20% off The Complete VAT Handbook when you attend this course. Ask at reception on the day of the training for more details.

Two day course

This course will help those of you without an accounting degree properly interpret your organisation’s accounts and understand the basic principles of management accounts, balance sheets and income and expenditure accounts.

It will bust jargon and explain the fundamentals, so you can be more effective in this important area.

Who should sign up?

Non-accountants and managers in small- and medium-sized charities. Finance staff needing a context for their work, who have limited previous training, will also find the course useful.

What will I get out of it?

  • Understand a simple set of accounts.
  • Get an overview of the budgeting process.
  • Have a better idea of the content of good management accounts.
  • Have confidence to ask questions about accountants and auditors.

What will it cover?

  • Practical exercises in reading accounts and understanding jargon and terminology
  • Basic principles underlying balance sheets and income and expenditure accounts
  • Restricted and unrestricted funds
  • Understanding fixed assets and depreciation
  • Interpreting accounts
  • Overview of budgeting and management accounting

Trainer: Uday Thakkar

*Please note: Participants should bring their organisation’s statutory account and a calculator

Training schedule

Day one 10.00 - 16.305 Feb 2020
Day two 10.00 - 16.306 Feb 2020

Booking options

Band A

Band A

Voluntary and community organisations with a turnover of up to £500,000.
Band B

Band B

Voluntary and community organisations with a turnover of over £500,000.
Band C

Band C

Statutory and commercial organisations.

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