Introduction to Local Authority Accounts and Closedown


Event summary

This course will provide delegates with a solid understanding of Local Authority Accounting and closedown. It is designed for those delegates who are new to local authority accounting and closedown or who are in need of a refresher on the fundamental concepts and approaches.


15 December 2017
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:10


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

Standard price

£345.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

£295.00 excl VAT

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About this event

Who should attend?

Local authority accountants including those either new to working in local government, with finance experience from outside the sector, or those who have recently taken on the responsibility of accounts production for the first time. This course will also act as a refresher for practitioners involved in the production of annual accounts.

How you will benefit

Delegates will benefit through an improved understanding of the local authority accounting framework and increased confidence in the accounts production and close-down process.

Specifically delegates will gain an understanding of

  • local Authority Accounting Code of Practice
  • accounting concepts and principles
  • IFRS and the Local Authority Financial Statements
  • the accounts close-down process


  • Accounting
  • / Capital finance
  • / Financial management
  • / Financial reporting
  • / IFRS
  • / Local government

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