Finance for Non-Financial Managers (Online Workshop)


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Finance for Non-Financial Managers (Online Workshop)

This 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. 

In particular, the workshop will provide you with: 

  • An overview of the finance function and its role within the overall organisation strategy. 
  • An understanding of key accounting jargon relevant to decision makers, including: 
    • Cash vs. accruals basis of reporting 
    • The importance of balance sheet 
    • Reserves and deferred income / release of funds.
  • An awareness of current compliance requirements, including: 
    • The Charities Regulator 
    • SORP 
    • Companies Act 2014 
    • Voluntary Codes.
How to register

Meeting details will be sent to you after registration. Please note that this online event will not be recorded.  

Your Facilitator:


Andrea Shupinski is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. A sole practitioner, she has been providing consultancy, accountancy and taxation services to the Charity and Not-for Profit sector for over 30 years. Andrea has extensive financial and senior management experience with charities and not for profits as an advisor and accountant and as Chief Financial Officer. Andrea is a member of the Charity and Not-for Profit Committee at Chartered Accountants Ireland.  She and has been a Board member for a number of charities and is currently a volunteer director .


Who should attend

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