Focusing on the responsibilities of Accounting Officers, it provides an essential and 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.
Brian Whalley, an independent consultant and acknowledged expert in this field, presents the seminars which include case study material, extracts from the proceedings of Public Accounts Committees, and contributions from the Northern Ireland Audit Office and the Department of Finance and Personnel.
The programme covers:
The fee for this seminar, which is repeatable, is £375+ VAT.
A finger buffet lunch will be available immediately before the session from 12:15pm.
House of Commons Public Accounts Committee
Northern Ireland Assembly Public Accounts Committee
Northern Ireland Audit Office
Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP)
DFP Accountability and Accountancy Services Division
'Dear Accountancy Officer' letters
HM Treasury Public Spending & Reporting
Malone House - location map