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NewPublic Accounting 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 stewarship 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.
This course is suitable for the Accounting Officer and those supporting them.
The programme runs for approximately 4 ½ hours (including breaks) and is a mix of formal presentation, discussion 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 Officer and those supporting them.
10:00 - 15:30
Price on request
Available to be delivered In-House
This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.
With over 10 years of experience in training senior management and board members, Brian is one of the most experienced and authoritative trainers in accountability, governance and financial management in the UK.
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
This course is designed to give attendees the knowledge needed to support their accounting officers within an Arm’s Length Body, addressing all the essential aspects of delegate’s new role.
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the role of the Committee in relation to governance, risk, internal control and financial management.
This course will give delegates a thorough grounding in the key mechanisms of public accountability, including handling public money and how public business should be conducted.
The programme deals with the role of the Accounting Officer, set firmly in the Academy Trust context.
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