Introduction to Financial Management - Online course

Thursday, 26 March, 2020 - 09:45 to 13:30
Online course
Full Member: £55, Associate Member: £77, Non Member: £94
Organised/hosted by: 
Voscur and Gerrard Financial Consulting


This course will give you an introduction to the basics around financial management for charities (legal requirements, SORP, best practice management reporting). You'll be led by an expert in charity finance and accounting, who can show you the ropes in just half a day.

What is this course about?

•    An overview of differing charity legal structures. 
•    Annual reporting requirements.
•    Record keeping - including overview of different fund types and importance of fund/ project tracking. Discuss how this works in practice with computerised packages.
•    Group session around what constitutes best practice management account content and review what management might like to see v trustees at board meetings.

What will you learn?

1. The different types of charity structure.

2. Key financial management aspects of the Trustees Annual Report.

3. Fund accounting for charities.

4. What to include in a set of management accounts.

Who is the course for?

•    Non finance managers working in the charity sector.
•    Those new to charity finance.
•    Trustees would also benefit, as a way of ensuring that they understand their financial responsibilities.

Level: Basic

Voscur theme: Money matters

What else do you need to know?

This course is going ahead, but will now run as an online course when it was previously a face to face session. 

You will need a laptop with a camera, microphone, and strong Wi-Fi connection. You will be emailed further information and an invitation with a link to join the course prior to the course. 

If you are interested and have not yet booked a place please join our waiting list below. We have had to cancel the face to face training event due to the ongoing public health situation with Coronavirus (or COVID-19). This decision was taken in line with local and national health advice, and to safeguard the health of our attendees and staff. We are aware that many VCSE organisations in the city are focusing their efforts on providing and changing their services to respond to communities. For more information about Coronavirus, click here

Thank you for your patience during this challenging time.



How to book: 

Click here to book your place.

Voscur cancellation policy:
If you cancel your place on a training course you will need to give at least 2 weeks' notice. Less than 2 weeks' notice will result in the full cost of the course being invoiced.

Voscur reserves the right to withdraw a course at any time. In these circumstances, participants will be offered a full refund or an alternative course or date, if applicable.

Contact name: 
Rosa Watkin
0117 909 9949
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