Undertaking the 201819 Accounts Closedown


Event summary

The CIPFA FAN team, working in partnership with Graham Liddell of LPFG Ltd, are delivering an extensive programme of accounts closedown workshops across the country with separate events for police bodies, English, Welsh and Scottish authorities. The workshop programme covers the key changes impacting on the production of the 2018/19 financial statements, including two new accounting standards, plus the outcomes of the IFRS 16 leases consultation process.


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


Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre Hotel
2 Lower Castle Street
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Standard price

£295.00 excl VAT

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About this event

The one constant within local government is that the accounting and legislative framework is subject to constant change. This CIPFA FAN series addresses the latest changes impacting on practitioners and will be delivered through a mix of presentations and group exercises to maximise networking opportunities and shared learning.

Who should attend?

These closedown events are relevant to finance staff actively involved in the production of Accounting Code compliant financial statements as well as those involved in the strategic planning for the complementary financial reporting.

How you will benefit

Delegates will benefit from:

  • consolidation of the key learning points from the 2017/18 accounts closedown process
  • an understanding of the key issues affecting the preparation of the 2018/19 Statement of Accounts
  • awareness of the likely impact of the IFRS 16 Leases consultation outcomes and the actions required to prepare for the expected changes in the Accounting Code
  • the opportunity to network and share knowledge and good practice in relation to the 2018/19 Statement of Accounts.


  • Accounting
  • / Audit
  • / Capital finance
  • / Financial management
  • / Financial reporting
  • / Governance
  • / IFRS
  • / Local government
  • / Police
  • / Professional development

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