Technical Accounting Update, February 2016

Presented by

Debbie Paterson, Technical Editor, HFMA

About this talk

As we reach the end of a difficult financial year, it is important to understand the significant financial reporting issues for 2015/16 and future reporting periods. This FREE webinar will provide an understanding of reporting issues that may impact on the NHS and is relevant for all finance staff who want to consolidate, update or refresh their existing knowledge. Presented by Debbie Paterson, Technical Editor, HFMA Debbie works for the HFMA as a technical editor. This means she provides support to the HFMA’s Accounting and Standards Committee, FT Technical Issues Group, the Prescribed Specialised Services Commissioning Group and the newly formed Care without Carbon Special Interest Group . She is also involved with writing and reviewing HFMA’s publications as well as updating and developing e-learning modules. Before working for the HFMA, Debbie worked for over 20 years for PwC, mostly as a technical expert providing accounting and auditing support to auditors and NHS bodies. During that time, she helped develop the NHS foundation trust ARM and worked with the DH on IFRS conversion. The webinar will cover the following topics: •New HM Treasury FReM requirements •Changes to the sector specific manuals for 2015/16 •The charities SORP •Hot topics for 2015/16 •Future reporting changes

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