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Posted: September 3, 2019

Fall PD - Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association of British Columbia
Financial reporting is one of the more important responsibilities of financial officers. Financial reports are used by the Ministry for benchmarking; MFA for reporting to bond holders and bond markets; public for accountability; Council for decision making; and staff for understanding corporate operations. Learn the most efficient and effective ways to prepare working papers, statement of financial information (SOFI), and local government data entry (LGDE) as well as monthly reporting to Council and internal quarterly reporting to departments.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Local government staff who are responsible for or participate in the preparation of audit working papers, SOFI and LGDE. 

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
In a one-day session, utilizing a mix of presentation and group discussion, participants will gain an understanding of the following topics: 
  • Gain an understanding of what is required of them by their stakeholders
  • Purpose, components and benefits of an external audit, SOFI and LGDE
  • Learn best practices in preparing audit working papers and LGDE and SOFI forms in accordance with principles and standards set out by the Ministry
  • Save time in preparing for the audit, preparing the SOFI and LGDE as well as reports to Council and internal organizational departments
WORKSHOP FEES
Early Bird:
GFOABC Member: $375
Non-Member: $425

After September 6:
GFOABC Member:  $415
Non-Member: $465

REGISTER
Contact
Daniele Williamson
250-382-6871
office@gfoabc.ca
www.gfoabc.ca

Date: November 20, 2019
Event Type: Workshop
Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
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