Year-End Accounts & Audit Suitable Audience For officers who want to understand how to prepare their council’s Annual Governance & Accountability Return and comply with the requirements of the audit process. This training is delivered online; therefore, attendees will need a device with a reasonable screen size such as a PC, laptop, or tablet to be able to participate fully. Session Overview This is a 90-minute interactive session, which introduces the Annual Return and the stages of the audit process, enabling you to complete all the relevant steps correctly. Topics include closing the accounts, debtors and creditors, assets and borrowing, internal audit, reviewing internal control, the Annual Return, electors’ rights, and publication requirements. Session Benefits By the end of ‘Year-end Accounts & Audit’ you will: • Be able to identify the steps needed as part of the audit process • Understand how to close the council’s accounts • Understand how to complete the Annual Return • Be able to correctly allow the exercise of electors’ rights • Recognise the need to review internal controls All current prices for these courses can be found on the Hampshire ALC website. Submission of a booking will amount to your acceptance of the LCPD Training & Events Terms & Conditions. You might also be interested in • Development for All: Internal Controls • Development for All: An Introduction to VAT for Local Councils • Officer Development: Budgeting for Officers Back to Training/Events list Training & Events Directory Page 30 of 41 August 2023

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