Understanding Council Finances
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Understanding council finances was ideal for councillors wishing to understand or refresh their existing knowledge of responsibilities in finances, including recent changes to legislative arrangements.
Understanding Council Finances is ideal for councillors wishing to understand or refresh existing knowledge of their responsibilities in finances, to including recent changes to legislative arrangements.
As a councillor in local government, navigating through and understanding the complex financial documents and reports is a challenging task.
It is also difficult knowing the right questions to ask of officers when council is faced with critical financial decisions.
The workshop facilitator, Mark Davies, is an experienced local government financial expert, and has spent over 20 years working within government.
- understanding of the planning and reporting framework
- ability to read and interpret financial reports
- ability to identify key indicators of financial performance
- improved financial literacy.
Who should attend
This workshop is designed for councillors and executive management and senior management.