Charity assignments are susceptible to a higher than normal risk level due to several factors. One such factor is the requirement to ensure that their accounts are prepared in accordance with an applicable financial reporting framework. This course focuses on the key considerations for financial reporting in Charities, including;
- Selection of an appropriate financial reporting framework
- The differences between the Charities SORP and FRS 102
- Key accounting issues for Charities, including issues with SORP application
- Review of Charities financial statements
Lindsay is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Accountants Ireland. She trained with KPMG in Johannesburg and specialised in external audit of financial services companies. She then spent six years lecturing audit and financial reporting to under-grad and post-grad students at Rhodes University in South Africa before moving to Ireland and returning to practice in a small, and then a medium sized firm where she was an audit manager. Altogether, she has over six years external audit experience along with over six years academic experience specialising in Audit and Financial Accounting. She is passionate about combining her academic and practice backgrounds to provide technical information in a useful and practical way.
Outside of her accounting qualifications Lindsay holds a PGDiploma in Higher Education from Rhodes University and graduated with distinction from the MBA course at Trinity College Dublin. She is currently working towards a Diploma in Forensic Accounting through Chartered Accountants Ireland.