Budgeting & Financial Management for Clerks

This training is designed for Clerks and RFOs and will focus on the roles and responsibilities of the Responsible Financial Officer. It will cover:

Roles & responsibilities
Budget preparation
Precept setting
Council tax base
Internal control
Investment & borrowing
Governance & Annual Return

This course is aimed at those involved in preparing and monitoring budgets, as well as those involved in the day-to-day management of council finances.

This course is run by Jo Taylor, qualified accountant, CiLCA qualified clerk and internal auditor.

COST: £65 per member council delegate, £150 per non-member delegate

FREE for up to 3 delegates from member councils with enhanced subscription rate

TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Venue: DALC Office, Cromford


All bookings by email are to be sent to Glen Ingham at admin@derbyshirealc.gov.uk

Please ensure that you have the council's agreement when booking a place, and that you are also following your council's own procedures.

All booked places will be confirmed with your Clerk.

Please note that sessions will only be run if there are sufficient bookings (usually from at least six delegates). Joining instructions will be sent two weeks (or more) before the event, and your booking is made as soon as we receive it (unless you are informed otherwise). Please note our cancellation policy (below).

If you wish to cancel your booking please give at least one weeks notice to avoid your Council being charged in full. In the event of any emergency on the day please telephone the office.