Introduction To The Role Of The Chief Finance Officer S151 Officer


Event summary

This half-day event examines CIPFA’s 'five principles' on the role of CFO. It also discusses the specialist skills and soft skills required to be an effective CFO.


30 November 2017
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 13:00


CIPFA Mansell Street Meeting Rooms and Classrooms
77 Mansell Street
E1 8AN
[See map]

Standard price

£150.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

£99.00 excl VAT

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About this event

Who should attend?

This event is suitable for CFOs and elected members, who wish to gain insight into the changing role of the CFO and challenges presented by public expenditure cuts.

How will I benefit?

By the end of the workshop, delegates will understand:

  • the requirements of CIPFA’s 'five principles' on the role of the CFO
  • the broader skills required – leadership, strategy, innovation, transformation
  • how to acquire the broader skills, where to get support from and how to develop when you get there.

CPD hours

Four and half.


  • Accounting
  • / Capital finance
  • / Childrens services
  • / Education finance and academies
  • / Efficiency
  • / Financial management
  • / Governance
  • / Local government
  • / Pensions
  • / Property
  • / Shared services
  • / Treasury management
  • / Value for money