Preparing The Pension Fund Accounts


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.


25 January 2019
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:00


CIPFA Mansell Street
77 Mansell Street
Greater 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?

The event is most suitable for:

  • pension fund accountants (new and old)
  • accounting technicians/assistants
  • those responsible for the production of the pension fund accounts.


Attendees will benefit from:

  • understanding the legislative and reporting frameworks of the LGPS
  • gaining confidence in preparing the key components of the pension fund accounts and the associated disclosures
  • gaining increased knowledge of the sources and reliability of financial information
  • thinking about how to develop plans for preparing the pension fund accounts
  • exploring what to look for when quality assuring your pension fund accounts.


  • Accounting
  • / Local government
  • / Pensions

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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. E:, T: 01287 619679.