A one hour session, in which Rachel Cooper talks you through an aspect of Independent Examination.
A 20-30 minutes talk, followed by Q&A.
A one hour webinar in which Mark Heaton (Trustee and Deputy Chair of ACIE) looks into Receipts and Payments Accounts. This will cover the legislative requirements, practical issues, where problems may arise, and concludes with Q&A,.
The course will be facilitated through Zoom using and informal ‘lecture’ style & practical workshop sessions with plenty of opportunity for the exchange of ideas and experience.
Prior to the course and starting at 1:45 there will be a 15 min optional session covering the online tools and techniques we will be using to familiarise participants who are unused to online meetings.
This course uses a case study, practical exercises and brings in your experience covering key areas of concern in Independent Examination:
We will look at the above areas of concern alongside the ACIE workbook so you understand how this resource can support your IE practice. We are aiming to build confidence in your practice.
You’ll get most out of the session if you complete the small amount of pre-course work requested – familiarising yourself with the case study and sending in any burning questions you would like to address during the session.
This course is for people with knowledge of charity accounting who are new to, or have some experience of independent examinations and are looking to develop their practice.
The course is open to members and non-members.
Delivered by Sarah A. Smith, BSc FCCA FCIE
Prior to the course and starting at 9.30 there will be a 15 min optional session covering the online tools and techniques we will be using to familiarise participants who are unused to online meetings.
Delivered by Rachel Cooper BSc(Hons) ACA
Over recent years, faith-inspired charities have been joined in the 'appeal for Zakat' funds' across the sector by Barnardo's Oxfam, UNHCR etc. How does SORP and annual reporting relate to the Zakat. What is Zakat? - led by Javed Akhtar
Javed Akhtar began his career with Accenture and over the past decade has served as a Finance Director for major INGO's. He is now a freelance consultant / finance director working to enhance charities financial governance and reporting.
A one hour session, in which David Walker-Smith talks you through the issues involved in checking and reporting on money laundering.
David Walker-Smith is an international banker with over 40 years’ experience in a broad range of wholesale banking activities. He is currently a private investor and advisor.
Between 2000 and 2018, he was the head of Financial Institutions practices at major international banks in London and in Singapore, and advised senior management, boards and owners of financial institutions about financial crime risk management, credit risk, governance, business strategy, capital, funding and operational services.
Between 1978 and 2000, he worked successively at major banks in London, the US and Hong Kong, specializing in risk management and then leading businesses focused on deal origination, loan syndications, capital markets and treasury.
He was awarded a BA in Jurisprudence from Oxford University in 1976, and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1977. He lives in Surrey.
Money laundering – webinar outline
What is money laundering? POCA, 3 stages of money laundering, links with terrorist financing and sanctions evasion etc
Why does it matter to charities? Risks – criminal, regulatory, reputation, operational
Objectives of charities with respect to money laundering – identify, intercept and report illicit activity; deter launderers so they choose easier targets; be able to demonstrate due care
How institutions avoid or identify money laundering – define risk appetite, choose the right donors and recipients, transaction monitoring, prioritise scrutiny efforts (typologies), success stories
Charity-specific risk issues – lack of commercial rationale, operations in poor/corrupt countries, close links with governments, lack of patterns, dedicated donations
A one hour session, in which Alison Cook (ACIE) talks you through an aspect of Independent Examination.
A one hour session, in which Susan Robinson (ACIE) talks you through an aspect of Independent Examination.
A one hour session, in which Fran Taylor (ACIE) talks you through an aspect of Independent Examination.
A one hour session, in which Sarah Smith talks you through an aspect of Independent Examination.
ACIE - Annual Conference Scotland
26th August 2021
The Barracks Conference Centre, Stirling
Overview: Join us in Stirling to update yourself on all things Independent Examination (IE). This event provides an opportunity to reflect on the contribution Independent Examination makes to good governance and financial transparency. In addition, our workshop programme will give you a chance to update your skills and knowledge, whatever your level of experience.
Who should attend? Anyone who carries out, or who is thinking about carrying out, Independent Examination. This event will also be of interest to Charity Trustees, Treasures and Finance Officers. If you are new to IE, this event is great chance to ‘test the water’ and learn more about the roles and responsibilities of an examiner. If you are already carrying out examinations, this event can help with your CPD, update your knowledge base and refresh your skills. Our event is an excellent opportunity to network with other examiners.
Programme to be announced....
Due to the ongoing Corona virus Pandemic, while this conference is being planned as on site, provision is being built in for a move to virtual should that be needed.
ACIE - Annual Conference England and Wales
28th October 2021
Kings House Conference Centre, Manchester
Overview: Join us in Manchester to update yourself on all things Independent Examination (IE). This event provides an opportunity to reflect on the contribution Independent Examination makes to good governance and financial transparency. In addition, our workshop programme will give you a chance to update your skills and knowledge, whatever your level of experience.
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