Preparing and Auditing Republic of Ireland Financial Statements - Northern Ireland/UK Members’ Guid

Summary

This course focuses on assisting preparers familiar with UK financial statements to produce or audit financial statements for Republic of Ireland (ROI) companies.During the session, the Practice Consulting team will provide an overview of the key Irish regulators and state bodies, as well as detailed guidance regarding the Companies Act 2014 and the financial reporting and auditing frameworks in place in the Republic of Ireland. The key differences between the two jurisdictions with regards to Company Law, Financial Reporting and Auditing will also be examined.

Venue details:  
Webinar, Online, Online
Start date & time:  
04 November 2020 14:00
End date & time:  
04 November 2020 17:30
Price:  
By registering for this course you have accepted the terms and conditions
Training ticket cost:  
3.50 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
3.50
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Conal Kennedy
Jeremy Twomey

Description

Product type:  
CPD course
Category:  
Audit and assurance

During the session, the Practice Consulting team will provide an overview of the key Irish regulators and state bodies, as well as detailed guidance regarding the Companies Act 2014 and the financial reporting and auditing frameworks in place in the Republic of Ireland. The key differences between the two jurisdictions with regards to Company Law, Financial Reporting and Auditing will also be examined.

Who Should Attend?

A must attend session for any Northern Ireland or British based practitioner with clients who are based or have operations in the Republic of Ireland.UK Holders of ROI audit registration should be especially interested in this course, as it may well be the case that they will be required in future to demonstrate competence in audit of ROI companies.

Course Overview

  • An overview of the key Irish regulators and state bodies;
  • Detailed guidance regarding the Companies Act 2014 and the financial reporting and auditing frameworks in place in the Republic of Ireland;
  • The key differences between the two jurisdictions with regards to Company Law, Financial Reporting and Auditing; and
  • The known likely impacts of Brexit for Northern Irish and British based accountants and auditors with Irish clients.

Key Learning Outcomes

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

Have a better understanding of the Company Law, Financial Reporting and Auditing frameworks in place in the Republic of Ireland, as well as the key differences between the two jurisdictions with regards to these matters.

Speaker Bio's

Conal Kennedy 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 12 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 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.