This conference provides participants with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and understanding of charity accounting and Independent Examination and, thereby, support the vital work carried out by charities in our communities.
10:00 - 10:15
Welcome and opening remarks: Ian Barrett, ACIE Chair
10:15 - 10:45
Update from the Regulator: Nigel Davies - Head of Accountancy Services (Charity Commision for England & Wales)
10:45 - 11:00
11:05 - 12:05
Workshops: Session 1
12:05 - 12:35
Anti Money Laundering: Update: Anne Davis - Head of Regulation & Policy (Institute of Financial Accountants)
12:35 - 13:30
13:35 - 14:35
Workshops: Session 2
14:35 - 15:05
Cash & Investments: Managing Conflicting Risks - Antonia Cavalier, (CCLA)
15:05 - 15:20
15:20 - 16:20
Workshops: Session 3
16:20 - 16:30
Closing remarks from ACIE Chair
Session 1 - 11:05 - 12:05
Fraud in charities: prevention and identification – including cyber crime.
Mark Heaton (DChA FCCA FCIE) Director, KM Chartered Accountants
Data Protection: Troubleshooting?
Simon Gratton, Associate CIO Ttech
Common errors in Charity Accounting
Michael Brougham, (MCIBS FCIE) - Former ACIE Trustee
Gift Aid and VAT for charities
Speaker to be confirmed
Session 2: 13:35 - 14:35
Identifying & Tackling Matters of Interest
Susan Robinson (BA FCA MCMI FCIE DChA) , Accounts and Audit Partner, and Head of Charities and Not for Profit Kreston Reeves
Nigel Davies , Head of Accountancy Services, Charity Commision for England & Wales
IE for Churches
Allan Hargreaves, Director of OMNIS Tax Consultancy Ltd
Best Practice: what does a good Trustees Report look like?
Kate Bines, Head of Marketing & Communications - Charity Finance Group
Ethical issues for Examiners
Rachel Cooper (ACA), Director - Wellbeck Accountancy
Session 3: 15:15 - 16:15
Feedback on the New Directions: share your opinions with the Charity Commission
ACIE facilitated workshop
Best Practice: What does a good examiners report look like?
Helen Blundell (FCA DChA LLB FCIE), MHA MacIntyre Hudson
CIO conversions: understanding the legal issues
Alice Faure Walker, Senior Consultant,Bates Wells Braithwaite
SORP Surgery: Understanding the Charity SORP & FRS 102
Alison Cook (FCA ICAEW), Director AJC Accountancy - ACIE Trustee
Eileen Houghton (ACA DChA FCCA FCIE), Carpenter Box LLP - ACIE Trustee
This years Scottish conference will consist of a range of expert speakers addressing the issues that matter to those who independently examine charity accounts.
The event will be returning to Perth, and will be relevant to accountants in practice who have charity clients, to the TSI network and community accountants, to church and charity finance staff, to treasurers and trustees, and to voluntary independent examiners.
The Association of Charity Independent Examiners
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