Financial Management

The IPA in partnership with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and also in association with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) present this CPD Seminar for Professional Accountants.  Each CPD event will address a topic of specific relevance to professional accountants and finance professionals in the Irish Public Service.  This event is also open to anyone who may have an interest in the event topics.

The theme of the May event is "Adapting to Change – Developments in Reporting, Data and Cybersecurity for Finance Professionals.

Speakers included:

  • David Watkins
    David, currently serves on the International Monetary Fund Panel of Experts and has been a team member on a number of missions relating to improving government financial reporting.  He is also a technical adviser to the Chair of IPSASB.

  • Breda Rafter
    Breda is an Assistant Principal Officer in the Dept. of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) with responsibility for Government Accounting.  She will provide an overview of the OECD Report on Financial Reporting in Ireland, presenting key findings and recommendations for financial reporting reforms.

  • Robert Kirk
    Robert will be speaking about the developments that have taken place since the introduction of FRS102 and will provide guidance on the changes that are now relevant for 2019.

  • Fiona Feeley
    Will be dealing with mental and physical wellness to business and individuals. Mental health activist and public speaker. Implementing time and stress management techniques to corporations along with physical and mental strategies to improve overall balance.

  • Niall Cavanagh
    Niall is assistant commissioner for the Data Protection Commission and is responsible for Technical Advice on Breach Notifications, Inquiries and Investigations. 

  • Tom Brett
    Tom is leading the training portfolio manager, where he is involved in quality control, reviewing and setting the direction of training and working with clients with specific training needs within CSIR (Cyber Security and Information Resilience).

CPD Event for Professional Accountants and Finance Professionals

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Key Facts

The IPA in partnership with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and also in association with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) present this CPD Seminar for Professional Accountants and Finance Professionals.

A date for Autumn 2019 is to be confirmed.  To receive details of the next event, please contact training@ipa.ie to be added to the mailing list.

Commences

Autumn 2019 - Date to be confirmed Bookings for this seminar close one week in advance of start date.

Duration

One Day

Fees & Enrolment

Fee: The seminar fee is €280 per person (TBC) which includes attendance, lunch and refreshments.

Booking: Bookings must be received in writing.

If booking online please include your membership information in the section Any special requirements?

Or use the booking form below and ensure you include your relevant membership information in the space provided.

All bookings will be confirmed via email. Please send completed booking forms to:

Central Bookings Office
Institute of Public Administration
57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin D04 TC62
Tel: (01) 240 3666 | Fax: (01) 668 9135
Email: training@ipa.ie

All IPA courses are subject to minimum participant numbers and bookings will typically close one week prior to the seminar start date.

Cancellation Policy: Please note, that in the event of a cancellation less than 48 working hours before the commencement of a seminar, a 15% cancellation fee will be charged.  Cancellation fee will also apply to non-arrivals on the day.

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The Programme

The IPA in partnership with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and also in association with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) present this CPD Seminar for Professional Accountants.  Each CPD event will address a topic of specific relevance to professional accountants and finance professionals in the Irish Public Service.  This event is also open to anyone who may have an interest in the event topics.

The theme of the May event is "Adapting to Change – Developments in Reporting, Data and Cybersecurity for Finance Professionals.

Speakers included:

  • David Watkins
    David, currently serves on the International Monetary Fund Panel of Experts and has been a team member on a number of missions relating to improving government financial reporting.  He is also a technical adviser to the Chair of IPSASB.

  • Breda Rafter
    Breda is an Assistant Principal Officer in the Dept. of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) with responsibility for Government Accounting.  She will provide an overview of the OECD Report on Financial Reporting in Ireland, presenting key findings and recommendations for financial reporting reforms.

  • Robert Kirk
    Robert will be speaking about the developments that have taken place since the introduction of FRS102 and will provide guidance on the changes that are now relevant for 2019.

  • Fiona Feeley
    Will be dealing with mental and physical wellness to business and individuals. Mental health activist and public speaker. Implementing time and stress management techniques to corporations along with physical and mental strategies to improve overall balance.

  • Niall Cavanagh
    Niall is assistant commissioner for the Data Protection Commission and is responsible for Technical Advice on Breach Notifications, Inquiries and Investigations. 

  • Tom Brett
    Tom is leading the training portfolio manager, where he is involved in quality control, reviewing and setting the direction of training and working with clients with specific training needs within CSIR (Cyber Security and Information Resilience).

Who is this for?

This CPD event is aimed at Professional Accountants and Finance Professionals in the Irish Public Service however it is also open to anyone with an interest in the event topic.

Course Content

Each CPD Event will address a topic of specific relevance to professional accountants and finance professionals in the Irish Public Service.  Please see the brochure below for details of the May event.

 

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