How to prepare public sector accounts - Agency and NDPB


This course will provide a very practical-based look into the preparation of Agency and NDPB Annual Accounts within the Public Sector context using worked examples with reference to guidelines, templates and checklists.

Venue details:  
Belfast, The Linenhall, 32-38 Linenhall Street, Belfast
Start date & time:  
28 November 2019 09:30
End date & time:  
28 November 2019 13:00
Price: €86.13  (€81.82 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Peter Martin Connon


Product type:  
CPD course
Financial reporting

Who should attend?

Financial reporting staff preparing annual Agency / NDPB accounts – from support staff to experienced accountants seeking further guidance to make the process more efficient.

Users or auditors of resource accounts and other staff providing a supporting role and wishing to expand their understanding of the annual accounts preparation process and how the various strands within the reporting framework link together.

Course overview

  • Guidelines: FReM, Managing Public Money, Department Yellow, NDPB Green, Agency Pink, Companies Act, IFRS, FD Letters, Managing Public Money, Fees and Charges, Hot review checklist, FReM disclosure guide.
  • Audit file preparation: format, content and presentation to NI Audit Office.
  • Practical tips and techniques for preparing reconciliations and reporting.
  • Annual Report and Accounts - guidance and practical tips in the preparation of:
  • Statement of Cash flows – practical preparation and guidance;
  • Fixed Asset Reporting and RAM; Provisions;
  • Differentiation between DEL and AME spend in the accounts.

Key learning outcomes

  • Participants will gain exposure to a step-by step approach to preparing Annual Accounts. They will learn how the various constituents link together and will take away practical tips and guidelines to assist with the preparation of the more complex elements of the process.
  • Detailed review of reporting for Fixed Assets and how to prepare Fixed Asset notes from the RAM / GL Analysis codes.