Who should attend?
Clerks and Responsible Financial Officers who have responsibility for financial administration and preparation of year end accounts and the Annual Return.
The workshop aims to give practical help and support.
Who is presenting?
This course is written and delivered by Carina Helmn – County Officer and Lead Trainer, HAPTC, Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to Kimpton Parish Council.
Carina has worked within the sector since 1993 and as Clerk to Kimpton Parish Council was awarded AON/NALC Clerk of the Year in 2004 in recognition of her commitment to the community. As County Officer she oversees the provision of legal and procedural advice to member councils and represents the parish and town councils on strategic partnerships. She is the Lead Officer for the County Training Partnership and was awarded the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) with Distinction.
Is it for you?
This workshop will be based on Governance and Accountability for Local Councils and will cover the following topics:
Completion and submission of the Annual Return and supporting documents
How to avoid a qualified audit
Preparation of year end financial statements
Year end payroll requirements
When to display Audit Notices
What are the Council Responsibilities?
What are the RFO Responsibilities?
Financial Policies and Risk Management
Internal Controls and Internal Auditor