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4 - AAU - Accounting and Financial Auditing

AAU 118 - Raising the Efficiency of Public Sector Accountants

Code Start Date Duration Venue
AAU 118 24 June 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 118 29 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 118 02 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 118 07 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 118 11 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 118 16 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The institutional framework should include adherence to the standards and regulations of the country as well as have an idea of international standards. It should support the groundwork for qualified accounting staff to provide the timely, relevant, and reliable financial information. In this course, participants are expected to improve their awareness of public sector accounting principles. It provides a sounds basis for public entities to demonstrate sound accrual accounting and budgeting techniques. Participants are expected, by end of this course, to be leading to better informed assessments of the resource allocation decisions made by governments, thereby increasing transparency and accountability.

Course Objectives

  • Imporving knowledge in the basics of public sector accounting principles 
  • Preparing correct finanical statement 
  • Preparing regular financial accounts
  • Reporting on key performance indicators
  • Maintaining systems of internal financial controls that manage risks

Who Should Attend?

  • Financial Officers and Accountants 
  • Public sector accountants 
  • Auditors  
  • Managers
  • Anyone interested in developing their performance in public sector accounting and financial analysis

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Legislations introduction 
  • Revenues
  • Capital assets 
  • Government transfers
  • Liability for contaminated sites 
  • Foreign currency translation 

Day 2

  • Underlying financial principles
  • Budgeting techniques
  • Disclosure and transparency aspects
  • Effective implementation strategy
  • The strategic planning process roadmap
  • Resource planning
  • Scoping dual reporting

Day 3

  • Producing the statement of financial position
  • Producing the statement of financial performance
  • Producing the cash flow statement
  • Reporting changes in nett asset position
  • Producing compliant notes to the accounts

Day 4

  • Budget preparation and execution
  • Tax policy and administration
  • Central banking
  • Strategy sense checks
  • Control and auditing
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Day 5

  • Review of current International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
  • The correct application of individual IPSAS Standards
  • Mandatory standards and non-mandatory guidelines
  • Accrual basis
  • Presentation 
  • Disclosures