Public Accountability for Academy Trust Accounting Officers
Those who are designated as the Accounting (or Accountable) Officer for their organisation are answerable for the oversight of the stewardship of public funds, which will result in their being called upon to give an account to Parliament. It is therefore vital that those in these positions hold accountability at the heart of all their working practices. This programme deals with the role of the Accounting Officer set firmly in the Academy Trust context.
Public Accounting for Academy Trust Accounting Officers is our speciality in-house training course within our Accountability & Governance series. At the Civil Service College, we tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisation, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.
This course is suitable for the Accounting officers and those supporting them.
Participants will also acquire a comprehensive insight into the personal responsibilities of an Accounting or Accountable Officer,
The programme runs for approximately 4 ½ hours (including breaks) and is a mix of formal presentations, discussions based on case studies, and video extracts from the Public Accounts Committee. We can run this course on your premises and at a time to suit those attending. This course is suitable for the Accounting officers and those supporting them.
10:00 - 15:30
Available to be delivered In-House. Contact us for a quotation.
Face to face or virtual
This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.Enquire
Brian has over 10 years of experience in training senior management and board members on accountability, governance and financial management.Read Bio
Brian regularly provides induction and board development programmes for non-executive board members of government departments, executive agencies, Non-departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and public corporations. He has run programmes for over 100 Non-Departmental Public Bodies, and other Arm's Length Bodies, and is experienced in working in all UK jurisdictions.
Brian has written guidance material on numerous governance topics such as the management of conflicts of interest, as well as a guide to working in central government for newly appointed non-executive board members of government departments.
On an international level, Brian has delivered programmes on accountability, governance and financial management in Macedonia, Abu Dhabi, Russia, Hungary, Poland and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Brian is a qualified management accountant (ACMA), has a teaching qualification, and holds an MA in Management Learning.
‘A Guide to Propriety for RDA Board Members’, Department of Trade and Industry
‘Working in Government: A Guide for Non-executive Board Members of Government Departments’, Cabinet Office
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