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Reading charity accounts

Sayer Vincent

Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 09:30 to 13:00 (GMT)

Reading charity accounts

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  • Training seminars are FREE for all Sayer    Vincent clients.

  • If you are not a client, a fee of £75+VAT    is payable for half day seminars and    £150+VAT for full day training seminars.

  • Please note:
    You can book a maximum of two people from the same organisation onto any one event.

    We will be in touch by email to confirm your place and arrange payment if required.
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    This seminar will enable Trustees and non-financial staff to better understand the key principles of financial management. During the seminar we will focus on developing your skills to read a set of accounts in order to understand the financial position of an organisation.

    The aim of the session is to improve your confidence when reading financial information whether management or statutory accounts. We will discuss key accounting principles, key terminology and provide useful resources for future reference.

    Programme:

    09.30

    Registration – tea and coffee

    10.00

    Introduction
    We will cover the objectives for the session and offer a chance for participants to raise initial questions.

    10.15

    Statutory accounts – the financial picture published externally
    During the first session we will:
        ●  examine the key components of a set of statutory accounts
        ●  look at the relationship between statement of financial activities
        (income & expenditure account) and the balance sheet
        ●  provide an overview of key accounting principles and
        terminology commonly used
    We will also refer to thresholds for external assurance, audit and independent examinations and explain what level of comfort this can give.

    11.15

    Break for refreshments

    11.30

    Statutory accounts – continued
    Incorporating an exercise which takes you through a set of accounts to reach a conclusion on the organisation’s financial health. We will also touch on reserves policies and going concern.

    12.15

    Management accounts – the internal tool
    We will provide an overview of the information required for good internal financial management and the key questions you should be asking

    12.45

    Recap and sessions conclusions

    13.00

    Close


    This seminar is specifically aimed at Trustees and non-financial staff. If you are a finance professional please click here for our full training programme with other seminars that would be more appropriate.
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    Sayer Vincent training seminars are specifically tailored to support the development of finance teams working in charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations.

    We will be in touch to confirm your place at the seminar and send an invoice if payment is required.
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    How to get to the venue:

    By rail
    The nearest stations are Birmingham New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street – all of which are within a few minutes walking distance of the venue.

    By road
    Exit the M6 at Junction 6, exit towards the A38 (M) / Birmingham (Cen). Merge onto A5127 / Aston Expressway. Take the exit towards Lancaster Circus Queensway, City Centre. At Lancaster Circus Queensway, take the 1st exit on to James Watt Queensway. Take the first right at Newton Street, turn left onto Dalton Street. The venue is located on Corporation Street, adjacent to Tesco Express.

    Parking
    The nearest parking facilities are Birmingham Londonderry House NCP (B4 7LX) and Birmingham High Street NCP (B4 7LN) – both of which are less than 5 minutes walk from the venue, and have agreed reduced parking rates.


    Accessibility
    The venue provides wheelchair access and hearing aid loops. For full details of venue accessibility, please click here - or contact the venue directly.
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    No longer able to attend?
    If you can no longer make it to the seminar, please do let us know! Just send us a quick email to events@sayervincent.co.uk - or you can cancel your place yourself through your Eventbrite account. 
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    Any other questions?
    If you have any other questions about this event, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0207 841 6360 or events@sayervincent.co.uk

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    Maple House
    150 Corporation Street
    B4 6TB Birmingham
    United Kingdom

    Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 09:30 to 13:00 (GMT)


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    Sayer Vincent

    Sayer Vincent is a firm of chartered accountants that has been dedicated to working with charities and social enterprises for over 30 years. Through tailored audit and advice services, we provide trustees and managers with the assurance that their charity is managing its resources effectively. As well as being commercial accountants, our team has an in-depth knowledge of the governance and management of charities and social enterprises.

    Sayer Vincent offers one of the most comprehensive charity seminar programmes of any UK audit firm. Our training is specifically tailored to support the development of finance teams working in charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations. We cover a wide range of topics with around 50 training events annually across London, Bristol and Birmingham.

             

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