Accounting, Reporting and Governance for Charities (ROI) - Recording

This course offers practical advice on the problems that accountants currently face, both in the preparation and/or audit of accounts of Irish Charities, as well as providing an insight into the evolving role of regulation in this sector in the Republic of Ireland.

Venue details:  
On Demand webinar, ,
Start date & time:  
01 January 2021 14:00
End date & time:  
08 September 2021 17:30
By registering for this course you have accepted the terms and conditions
Training ticket cost:  
3.50 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Conal Kennedy
Jeremy Twomey


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


This course was recorded in September 2020  via Zoom.

This course is 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 during this extended course will include:

  • The current key Accounting and Auditing issues in the Charities sector in the Republic of Ireland;
  • The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Charity Reporting and Auditing;
  • 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.

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.

Speaker Bio's

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 Anti Money Laundering, 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

Jeremy Twomey

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.