PRACTICAL BUDGETING FOR MORE EXPERIENCED RFOs
Preparing a budget is one of the most important pieces of work a Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) does. You've been through the process before but you want some formal training to help you to improve what you present to your council.
As part of the course we'll give you a template Excel spreadsheet to help you to present your budget clearly.
This course is recommended for RFOs who work for small to medium-sized councils who plan to use spreadsheets to create their council's next budget.
The role of the RFO and councillors in preparation of the budget
Sharing ideas on what attendees have prepared in previous years
How to go about preparing a clear budget and setting the precept
The importance of internal controls and how to improve your council's internal control process
The tutor is an experienced, practising Clerk/RFO with many years of successfully managing council budgets.
When & where
Tuesday 3 November 2020 from 10.30 am - 1 pm held online
£55 includes 3 months of after-course support to help you with your budgeting questions
20% discount for NPTS subscribers: £44
This course is new for 2020.
Course fee includes a course handout, a spreadsheet template and a certificate.
Attendees can gain 1 CPD point from attending this course.