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Finance for Non Financial Managers

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November 30, 2022 - 9:00 to 17:00
One Day
Grand Jersey
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"This one-day course is designed for those who looking to understand a set of accounts, but are work outside of the accounting function. This course will be useful for those working in the finance sector or running their own business or for non-financial managers


The course is not suitable for professionally qualified accountants or company secretaries. It is specifically designed to improve understanding and confidence when exposed to or reviewing financial information.  

At the end of this course the delegates will be able to:


  • confidently read and comment on a set of accounts
  • understand the terminology involved
  • recognise why the different elements making up a set of accounts are important
  • be able to participate in a management discussion based on a set of accounts
  • understand how to manage a budget and interpret budgetary information
  • understand how a set of accounts will influence decision making across an organisation/business, or be viewed by a third party 


The course will provide an overview of the following:


  • Introduction to different types of accounts
  • Purposes of financial statements
  • Elements of a set of financial statements
  • The Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet  what are they, whats the difference between the two and what information we can derive from them
  • Rules and regulations  a basic overview of the principles used to prepare a set of accounts
  • Cash Flow  what it is, and why it matters
  • The Directors Report - what it is and why it matters
  • Budgets- common approaches to constructing a budget, how to analyse budgetary information, profiling expenditure, understanding and responding to variances
  • Break-even analysis - understand the relationship between fixed and variable costs and income


The course will be delivered in a professional informal and relaxed style, great emphasis will be placed on creating a safe learning environment, theoretical inputs will be based on the real world and linked to a series of practical activities where delegates can apply their learning immediately and be successful.

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