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understanding the numbers: financial intelligence for trustees

As a charity leader or trustee, an understanding of finance, financial management, corporate and management metrics and reporting are essential in carrying out your role and exercising 'good' governance. This introductory session will provide you with increased confidence and greater ability to review and assess financial information, improving your ability to monitor resources, articulate impact and make better decisions.
When Nov 18, 2016
from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Where NCVO Conference Suites, Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, N1 9RL
Contact Name
Contact Phone 020 7520 4202
Attendees People who are new to governance and trusteeship and those trustees who feel they would benefit from a better understanding of their charity's finances and accounts. This course could also form part of an induction for a new trustee or a refresher session for existing trustees and senior staff.
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By the end of the day you will have:

  • identified the core financial documents that a charity must publish
  • an understanding of the way accounts are presented
  • explored the key reporting areas of financial management and control
  • been given tips for reading management accounts
  • an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a treasurer and the role of all trustees in relation to the finances of the charity.

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