Public Accountability for Senior Managers

December 09 2008

The programme provides participants with an overview of:

  • Public accountability and corporate governance
  • Stewardship of public funds
  • Operating within delegated authority and the relationship between departments and sponsored/arm’s length bodies
  • The role of the Accounting Officer
  • Regularity Propriety and Value for Money

‘Public Accountability for Senior Managers’ is a concise introduction to the principles and mechanisms of public accountability, as they affect the handling of public money and all aspects of the conduct of public business. 


·    Public Accounts Committee

·   Northern Ireland Audit Office

·   Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP)

·   Accountability and Accountancy Services Division (DFP)

·    ‘Dear Accountancy Officer’ letters

·   Malone House – location map

For more information about the Public Accountability series of seminars, contact Roger Bradley, (T) 028 9054 2966.