Accounting/ Audit and Tax for smaller Practice ROI Recorded


From SME's to your regulated clients such as Charities, Credit Unions, Insurance Brokers and Solicitors this course covers the key accounting and audit issues for your entire client base, as well giving you an overview of the recent and upcoming changes in the tax area that will impact your clients.

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Online, ,
Start date & time:  
12 December 2017 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2020 00:00
Price: €137.50  (€137.50 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Conal Kennedy


Product type:  
CPD online course
Financial reporting

This course was recorded in 2019

Who should attend

This course is suitable for auditors and accountants of practices dealing with micro, small and medium sized companies, as well as the accounting teams of such companies.

Course overview

Key topics to be covered include:

  • Small and micro companies - the rules under FRS 102 Section 1A and FRS 105;
  • Who should use these accounting frameworks and when;
  • The advantages and disadvantages of each standard;
  • The common mistakes made by practitioners in implementing these frameworks, as well as issues that continue to arise in relation to FRS 102 for medium sized companies
  • Abridged financial statements and filing
  • How to approach the audit of medium,small and micro companies
  • Accounting and Audit for regulated entities including insurance brokers, charities, credit unions and solicitors;
  • The pracicalities and potential pitfalls of preparing a set of statutory financial statements on your accounting package
  • The impact of any recent changes in Company Law
  • Recent and upcoming likely changes in PAYE Modernisation, RCT, VAT registration, Corporation Tax & Income Tax
  • Revenue's My Enquiries service impacting your clients

Irish Tax Update to include:

  • PAYE Modernisation
  • RCT
  • VAT registrations
  • Corporation Tax and Income Tax reminders
  • Revenue Audits
  • My enquiries

Key learning outcomes

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

Developed to meet the practical needs of our members in practice, this course provides clear examples of how to address the wide range of issues that both you and your clients face each day in relation to financial reporting under UK & Irish GAAP, as well giving an overview of the key tax issues.

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.

Speake Bio

Jeremy in his role as Practice Consulting Manager works to support our member practitioners across our service areas, with a particular focus on compliance support, training and our associated advisory services. Jeremy is a Fellow of the Institute, having trained with Ernst & Young; he has held senior management positions across both financial and professional services, as well as the public sector.

Speaker Bio

Kimberley Rowan - In her role as Tax Manager with the Institute, Kim represents the interests of our members in dealings with the Revenue Commissioners, the Department of Finance and other Regulatory Agencies. She is a member of the Taxation Administration Liaison Committee (TALC) and also participates on the TALC subcommittees. In addition, Kim is Editor of the Tax Department's weekly tax news bulletin Chartered Accountants Tax News and the Institute's monthly tax journal tax.point

Speaker Bio

Martin Nolan - Prior to joining Relate in 2017, Martin was Head of the Department of Accountancy and Professional Studies and Acting Head of the School of Business at the Institute of Technology Tallaght in Dublin. He is an executive committee member of the British Accounting & Finance Association (Auditing Special Interest Group). Martin was examiner in FAE auditing and assurance and served on the Accounting Committee of the Institute.Prior to joining academia in 1994, Martin was senior manager in Deloitte.