These CIPFA Local Government Accounting Conferences are the key events to attend to find out the very latest developments on what are important and substantial changes to local government finance, particularly local government financial reporting.
27 June 2018Starts: 10:00Ends: 16:30
PWC LeedsCental Square29 Wellington StreetLeedsLS1 4DL[See map]
£295.00 excl VAT
£235.00 excl VAT
This event will help finance practitioners to understand the important accounting changes facing local authorities, their impact, and to discuss the crucial steps necessary to make them. The essential material provided at this conference will be especially relevant in a period of uncertainty and resource constraint.
The prices are £235 + VAT for CIPFA members and network subscribers and £295 + VAT for non-members. Please note FAN or other pre-paid places may not be used to attend these events.
By attending the conference you will be able to:
There will also be opportunities throughout the day to network with colleagues in other local authorities facing the same issues and to engage directly with CIPFA representatives about issues raised during the conference or to discuss other questions you may have.
All finance professionals working in local government and those who supply services to the sector.
Attendee will benefit by:
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Lynn is the risk management partner for PwC's national government and public sector practice. She sits on a number of professional committees including the FRC Committee on Accounting for Public Benefit Entities and chairs the CIPFA/LASAAC Committee responsible for the UK local authorities accounting code. Lynn is also a non-executive board member of RCT Homes.
Joanne Pitt is an experienced local government adviser and has 25 years of public sector experience. Joanne worked in key areas including business rates, welfare reform, council tax and housing before moving to the CIPFA Counter Fraud centre in January 2017.
E: firstname.lastname@example.org, T: 0207 543 5786.
Don is a qualified accountant and leads CIPFA’s policy and technical work from the Institute’s Scottish HQ in Edinburgh.
Don’s background is local authority finance, having trained initially at a Scottish local authority. He also worked for Audit Scotland prior to joining CIPFA in 2002 as policy and technical officer becoming policy and technical manager in 2004 before becoming head of CIPFA Scotland in November 2013. E: email@example.com, T: 0131 221 8640.
David joined CIPFA in July 2012 as a FAN advisor, after a 30-year career in local government, spending several years as chief accountant with key responsibilities for the statement of accounts. E: firstname.lastname@example.org, T: 01502 584395.
Steven is city treasurer at Westminster City Council. He was previously Oldham Council's S151 officer, where he took the lead in transforming its financial services, significantly reducing their cost base while driving up quality with a focus on raising skills, aspirations, achievements and reputation.He is educated to masters level in business administration and is a qualified accountant, and previously worked for a number of local and health authorities across west and south Yorkshire in a wide range of financial and management roles.
Local Government Accounting Conference - What are the key changes to financial reporting?