Auditing and Accounting for Charities ROI Recorded


With speakers from both Practice Consulting and the Charities Regulator, this course offers practical advice on the problems that accountants currently face both in the preparation and/or audit of accounts of Charities, as well as providing an insight into the evolving role of regulation in this sector.

Venue details:  
Online EU, ,
Start date & time:  
01 January 2021 00:00
End date & time:  
31 January 2022 00:00
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Training ticket cost:  
2.50 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Conal Kennedy
Eamon O'Halloran
Jeremy Twomey
Paula Nyland


Product type:  
CPD online course
Audit and assurance, Chartered courses, Financial reporting

This coure was recorded in autumn 2019

Who should attend

This course is a must attend for all auditors and accountants of practices with clients in the Charities sector, as well as for accountants working directly in this sector.

Course overview

Topics to be covered at this course include:

  • Problems identified with charity reporting;
  • Current charity annual reporting requirements and likely future changes;
  • The evolution and current requirements of the Charity SORP (FRS 102);
  • The best practice for the audit of Charities ; and
  • Update on the Regulatory environment in this area and likely upcoming changes

A Questions & Answers session will also be held at the end of the course, allowing attendees to address their questions directly to the speakers on the matters of most relevance.

Key learning outcomes

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

  • Be better equipped to prepare Charities SORP compliant financial statements;
  • Better undertake the audit of charities; and
  • Understand the recent/likely upcoming changes in the regulation of charities.

Conal Kennedy

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.

Eamon O'Halloran

Eamon was reappointed as Head of Registration and Projects at the Charities Regulator in February 2019 having served in a similar role from 2015 to June 2018. He leads on the establishment and maintenance of a Public Register of Charities, including annual reporting, to underpin trust and confidence in charities. Eamon has significant experience in both the public and private sectors. He holds an Advanced Diploma in White Collar Crime, a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and Postgraduate Diploma in Business Studies.