ENABLING PARISH & TOWN COUNCILS IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE SINCE 1939

Finance for councillors

Finance for councillors

This session is for councillors only and is designed to give them a greater understanding of their duties with regard to the council's finances.

£30 per delegate (member rate); £60 per delegate (non-member rate)

Bookings are delivered by the Parkinson Partnership and are subject to confirmation

27 May 2021 10.00-11.30am (fully booked)

15 June 2021 10.00-11.30am (fully booked)

30 June 2021 10.00-11.30am (fully booked)

15 July 2021 10.00-11.30am

Topics include:

• Roles and responsibilities
• setting a budget and precept
• Financial control
• The Annual Governance & Accountability Return
• Internal and external audit
• How VAT applies to local councils

By the end of the session you will:
• Understand the council's duties regarding financial management
• Be aware of relevant legislation and sources of guidance
• Be aware of how the council's accounts are prepared and audited
• Recognise the importance of internal controls
• Understand how VAT law applies to your council

Last updated: Tue, 11 May 2021 14:38