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Local Council Finance for Councillors

Aims:

This session is designed to give councillors a greater understanding of their duties with regard to the council’s finances. Topics include legislation and the national Governance and Accountability Guidance, key concepts and terms, banking and accounting, preparing for end-of year, the role of the internal auditor and further support. This is an essential session for all councillors.

Session overview:

This session is designed to give councillors a greater understanding of their duties with regard to the council’s finances. Topics include legislation and the national Governance and Accountability Guidance, key concepts and terms, banking and accounting, preparing for the end-of-year, the role of the internal auditor and further support. This is an essential session for all councillors.

Session benefits:

By the end of Local Council Finance you will:

  • Understand the council's and the RFO's duties regarding financial management
  • Be aware of relevant legislation and sources of guidance
  • Know how VAT law applies to your council
  • Understand how the council's accounts are prepared and audited
  • Recognise the importance of internal controls 

Session leader:

Steve Parkinson.

In-house Training:

Local Council Finance can be provided in-house, which is a cost-effective approach if you have a number of people who require training. You choose where and when you want our trainers to deliver. We will also tailor the course content to suit your precise organisation needs.

To find out more about LCPD in-house training, please see our In-House Training webpage or to speak us about your particular requirements please contact Sue Ramage.

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Remaining Places: 11 out of 16

Start Date: 21 June 2018 18.30-20.30

Location:Room 11/12/13, Eastleigh Borough Council, Floor 1, Eastleigh House, Upper Market Street Eastleigh Hampshire SO50 9FD


Remaining Places: 15 out of 16

Start Date: 20 September 2018 18.30-20.30

Location:Room 11/12/13, Eastleigh Borough Council, Floor 1, Eastleigh House, Upper Market Street Eastleigh Hampshire SO50 9FD


Suitable Audience: Councillors

Member Price: £40

Non-Member: £56