Technical Masterclass

Summary

Accountants involved in the preparation of statutory financial statements, both under local and IFRS, are required to keep up to date with the latest technical developments in financial reporting and how to best present a more integrated approach to marry the the qualitative aspects of the Annual Report to the financial statements. Both of these aspects of reporting will be considered during this course.

Venue details:  
Chartered Accountants House, , Dublin
Start date & time:  
05 November 2020 09:30
End date & time:  
05 November 2020 18:00
Price:  
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Training ticket cost:  
8.00
CPD hours:  
8.00
Speaker details
First nameLast name
ROBERT KIRK

Description

Product type:  
CPD course
Category:  
Financial reporting

Who should attend

This one day course has been designed to cover all the latest technical developments in financial reporting, as well as thesofter non-financial aspects of the Annual Report. As such this course if for all accountants involved in the preparation and audit of statutory financial statements, both local and international, will find it invaluable. It should help them identify specific issues that could affect the preparation of statements in the future in what is a fast changing financial reporting environment.

Course overview

  • IFRS 16 Leases
  • The revised conceptual framework
  • Better communication in financial reporting
  • Get to grips with the key measages in the latest guidance on the Strategic Report (July 2018)
  • The latest amendments to FRS 102 and review of how it is working in practice
  • Review of the key observations of both the FRC and IAASA of financial reporting
  • Review of financial reporting decisions taken by IAASA
  • Review the ESMA guidelines on APMs
  • Review the latest exposure drafts issued by the IASB

Key learning outcomes

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

  • Be aware of the latest changes required to prepare the Annual Report
  • Ensure that financial statements are prepared under current best practice
  • Understand better the need to integrate the financial statements with a clear strategic report

Speaker bio

Robert has lectured extensively within Ireland and Great Britain on accounting standards to such diverse organisations as British Gas Plc, The Post Office, British Aerospace Plc, NATO, Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of Ireland, John Laing Plc, Barclays Bank, Deloitte (Dublin) and Reed International Plc. He has lectured on IFRS standards to major companies in Cyprus, United States, Bahrain, South Africa, Zambia and Ghana. He has published 14 books on the subject both in Ireland and GB.