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Internal Controls

Details:

This session give councillors and clerks an understanding of the need for internal controls and how they work, with practical examples and case studies.

Topics include:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Financial risks
  • Purpose of internal controls
  • Case studies
  • Examples of controls
  • Review of internal controls

By the end of Local Council Finance you will:

  • Understand the council's and RFO's duties regarding internal control
  • Be aware of the purpose of internal controls
  • Be able to identify examples of internal controls
  • Know when to review internal controls

Session leaders:

Steve Parkinson, The Parkinson Partnership LLP
Steve is a former Town Clerk & an accountant with 30 years’ experience in public sector finance, who specialises in advice & training for the local council sector.

Tim Light, Lightatouch
Tim has 29 years experience of internal audit with Hampshire County Council. A past President of the Association of Accounting Technicians, he has undertaken internal audits at parish councils for the last ten years and delivers training on related topics.

Instructions:

This is an interactive session, you will need a device with a reasonable screen size such as a PC, laptop or tablet to be able to participate fully

Please click on the file below to download the above information.