Charity Accounting | 12 March

During this webinar we will look at all aspects of charity accounting, identifying differences with the standard accounting framework as it applies to commercial entities. This will include the requirements of both the Companies and Charities Acts and the SORP

The session will include practical examples and end with a brief look at external examination of charity accounts.

The following areas will be covered:

  • Legal forms and thresholds for accounts
  • Principles of charity accounting
  • Format of accounts
  • TAR and SOFA
  • Charity Software
  • Common errors in accounts
  • Audit and Independent Examination

Who is this presentation/workshop for?

Workshop is aimed at those looking to expand their practice and to prepare and examine charity accounts. A strong working knowledge of accounting principles and formats (non-charity) will be assumed.

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Date: Tuesday 12 March 2024
CPD hours: 1.5
Price:
IFA members & affiliate - £70
Non-members - £90


About the speaker

Alison Cook is a chartered accountant who qualified with Deloitte and Touche and then working for Baring Brothers, Bankers Trust and Deutsche Bank before setting up her own firm 15 year ago.

Although her firm provides generalist accounting and tax services, Alison has a particular interest in the charity sector and prepares accounts and performs Independent Examinations for a number of national charities and many smaller, local ones. Alison is also a trustee of several charities, volunteers with the charity Tax Help for Older People and is a Board member of the ACIE.

She has been a freelance trainer for about 10 years, preparing and delivering seminars and training courses for Business Link, local enterprise agencies and the University of Bedfordshire amongst others.