Finance for Non-Financial Managers (Online Workshop)


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Finance for Non-Financial Managers (Online Workshop)

This online workshop has been developed specifically for CEOs / Senior Managers / decision-makers who do not have a financial background but who, nevertheless, need to be able to assess and produce financial statements, balance sheets, budgets etc.

You can look forward to leaving this workshop with a good understanding when it comes to managing your organisation's finances. This includes reading financial reports and management accounts, as well as how to produce effective financial reports and budgets yourself.

In particular, the workshop will provide you with:

  1. An overview of the finance function and its role within the overall organisation strategy.
  2. An understanding of key accounting jargon relevant to decision makers, including:
    • Cash vs. Accruals basis of reporting
    • Importance of Balance sheet
    • Reserves and Deferred Income / Release of funds.
  3. An awareness of current compliance requirements, including:
    • The Charities Regulator
    • SORP
    • Companies Act 2014
    • Voluntary Codes.
How to register

Once you are registered for the workshop, we'll be in touch with you the week beforehand to give you details of how to join our online classroom.

Meet Your Facilitator

Tony Ward

Tony Ward, The Wheel's Director of Finance is responsible for all finance and associated administration and compliance at The Wheel. Tony is a graduate of UCD (B. Comm.) and a qualified charted accountant - he has worked in a number of finance roles in the private and nonprofit sector as well as senior roles in fundraising and business development. Tony has significant volunteering experience and has served on number of boards of directors and committees. In his spare time Tony likes to run competitively and has completed six marathons.

Feedback from Participants at Tony's Previous Finance Workshops

"I found this workshop a very valuable use of my time. It provided practical guidance on what I didn't know and welcome reassurance on what I did know. Tony has a lovely, engaging teaching style.” - A. Kennan, DEBRA Ireland

“To be able to simplify concepts and ask direct questions to Tony. It was very practical so the examples were applicable to our situations. Simple things like the connection between the budget and the cashflow.”- E. Montserratlora, Coeliac Society

"Excellent content and style." - E. Crowe, Irish Girl Guides

Who should attend

CEOs, Senior Managers, and those with responsibility for the finances of their organisation, with no formal financial qualifications.