Accounting & Auditing for regulated entities


This course covers the accounting, auditing and reporting issues affecting Solicitors Law Society Reporting, Insurance Brokers, Charities, Auctioneers, and Owners Management Companies. It addresses the common risks and issues arising, qualifications of the relevant reports, and the expectations of the Regulators.

Venue details:  
Chartered Accountants House, , Dublin
Start date & time:  
22 November 2019 09:30
End date & time:  
22 November 2019 13:30
Price: €150.00  (€120.00 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Conal Seamus Kennedy


Product type:  
CPD course
Financial reporting

Who should attend

This course is suitable primarily for accountants in practice who act as auditor or reporting accountant for Solicitors, Insurance Brokers, Charities, Auctioneers, and Owners Management Companies. Trustees and directors of these entities may also derive benefit.

Course overview

  • Summary of accountant's responsibilities in the case of each of these regulated clients
  • Key risks associated with each assignment
  • Recent changes to legislation and regulation
  • Common errors in carrying out these assingments
  • Findings on Professional Standards reviews of these files
  • Financial accounting issues
  • Reporting to relevant regulators
  • What the Regulators tell us

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the accountant's responsibilities
  • Be better equipped to prepare a compliant file
  • Avoid common mistakes
  • Prepare a personal compliance checklist for each type of regulated client
  • Develop an approach to tackling regulated clients generally

Speaker Bio

Conal is Head of Practice Consulting in Chartered Accountants Ireland. He and his team provide advice and support to practices throughout Ireland, and publish a range of practice toolkits covering audit, accounting and compliance. Over a ten year period in Practice Consulting, Conal has coached and advised many practices through major change events such as mergers, acquisitions and retirements. He has also advised on practice development and marketing.