Public Accountability and Governance for Audit Committees

March 03 2015


Please contact Kim McKnight on 9034 7400 if you would like to add your details, or that of a colleague(s), to the reserve list for this event

This half day seminar examines and reviews the role of the AuditCommittee in providing assurance independent of the executive on risk management, governance and internal control.

This programme covers:

  • the Audit Committee, its constitutional role within Government departments and arm's length public bodies;
  • the relationship between and the respective roles of the Audit Committee, the accounting officer and the board or other governing authority;
  • financial reporting and the requirement to produce a governance statement.
  • internal and external audit - their roles and relationship;
    the Audit Committee and its constructive challenge function;
  • the management of risk and dealing with fraud;
  • HM Treasury's Audit Committee Handbook;
  • current accounting issues; and
  • a case study.

Brian Whalley, an independent consultant and acknowledged expert in this area, presents the seminar which includes a contribution from the Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO).

The fee for this seminar is £200 + VAT.

A finger buffet lunch will be available immediately following the session.

To reserve a place on this seminar please click on the 'Register' button above and complete an online booking form.