Preparing The Pension Fund Accounts

Training

Event summary

This is a one-day event aimed at pension fund accountants using the accounts as the 'anchor' for practically-based training supplemented by exercises to reinforce the learning. We will be using a line-by-line approach to deconstruct the accounts allowing learners to understand how the regulatory and financial reporting framework impinges on the various operations which form the pension fund.

Date

23 January 2018
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:30

Location

CIPFA Mansell Street
77 Mansell Street
London
E1 8AN
[See map]

Standard price

£345.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

£265.00 excl VAT

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About this event

This is aimed both at those staff new to pension funds and existing staff providing them with assurance about their existing knowledge and filling in any gaps.

Who should attend

  • Pension fund accountants (new and old).
  • Accounting technicians/assistants.
  • Those responsible for the production of the pension fund accounts.

Benefits

  • Understand the legislative and reporting frameworks of the LGPS.
  • Be confident in preparing the key components of the pension fund accounts and the associated disclosures.
  • Increased knowledge of the sources and reliability of financial information.
  • Think about how you can develop your plans for preparing the pension fund accounts.
  • What to look for when quality assuring your pension fund accounts.

Topics

  • Accounting
  • / Governance
  • / Local government
  • / Pensions

Speaker - Neil Sellstrom

Neil Sellstrom

Neil has been a CIPFA Advisor for pensions and treasury management since 2009, running networks on both subjects with over 150 subscribing authorities combined. He represents CIPFA and Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Funds at various key events and also attends CIPFA pensions panels. He also organises workshops and conferences, produces newsletters, and co-ordinates queries to support members and promote best practice.