Finance for Non-Financial Managers: Cork, 21 November 2017

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
21 Nov 2017 - 9:30am - 1:00pm
Cork City Centre venue TBC
Price details: 
Member Price: 60 Euro / Non-Member Price: 95 Euro

This workshop has been developed specifically for CEOs / Senior Managers /Decision Makers, without a financial background, who need to assess financial statements and understand the key questions and information to assist in that.

To book this course select from the options at bottom of page and click 'Add to Cart'.

Course details: 
This workshop is will equip those, without a financial background, with a better understanding of the organisation’s finances and to be more effective in financial management. You don’t want to become an accountant, but you need to be able to read and understand a P&L and Balance Sheet, giving you a deeper understanding of the key issues relevant to your organisation. 

How this will be achieved...

In particular, the workshop will provide participants with:

  1. A brief overview of the finance function and its role within the overall organisation strategy.
  2. An insightful understanding of key accounting jargon relevant to decision makers, including:
    • Cash vs. Accruals basis of reporting
    • Importance of Balance sheet
    • Reserves and Deferred Income / Release of funds.
  3. Current compliance
    • Charity Regulator
    • SORP
    • Companies Act 2014
    • Voluntary Codes

The workshop will give the participants:

  • an overview of the management of an organisation’s finances
  • clear guidelines on how to read financial reports and management accounts
  • knowledge on how to produce effective financial reports & budgets.

Geared specifically towards those who know the basics of preparing and managing budgets but need a deeper understanding of the language of finance and how to interrogate financial statements and professional with confidence.

Facilitator: Tony Ward

Tony Ward

Tony is responsible for all finance and associated administration and compliance at The Wheel. Tony is a graduate of UCD (B. Comm.) and a qualified charted accountant - he has worked in a number of finance roles in the private and not-for- profit sector as well as senior roles in fundraising and business development.
Tony has significant volunteering experience and has served on number of boards of directors and committees.
In his spare time Tony likes to run competitively and has completed six marathons.

Feedback from Participants at Tony's Previous Finance Workshops

"Subject matter presented and explained in a straightforward, understandable fashion. Example handouts of accounts and group discussion of said accounts was very helpful." - J. Downey, Limerick & Tipperary Samaritans
"It just put the finances of a charity in a neat package for me - in perspective." - P. McKenna, Dowdstown House Counselling Centre
"I think the level of content provided was just right for the amount of time, and Tony's natural style made it very easy to listen to and follow." D. Foley, Volunteer Galway
"Excellent content and style." - E. Crowe, Irish Girl Guides

Who Should Attend: 

CEOs, Senior Managers, and those with responsibility for the finances of their organisation, with no formal financial qualifications.

How to Register: 

To book this course select from the options at bottom of page and click 'Add to Cart'.

Course contact details

01 454 8727

Members of The Wheel receive reduced rates on events.