Improving Financial Reporting Processes – In Depth
By Tim Duhamel, Stephanie Porter
Provides a comprehensive discussion on the entire reporting process. Insight on reporting risk and tips are included to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your municipality’s reporting process!
- Financial reporting cycle review – a comprehensive review of the municipal reporting cycle
- Reporting best practices – and how they support the municipal financial reporting process
- Financial reporting value – key reporting deliverables and the value proposition required from municipal reporting for stakeholders
- Internal controls – learn how to incorporate them into your annual reporting process
- Efficiency and effectiveness – tips and recommendations for improving for the municipal reporting process
- Reporting documentation – streamline activities that deliver quality documentation in support of the reporting process
PD Credits: 1.5
Updated: Aug 12, 2020
About the Author
Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of
He is a municipal veteran whose career has spanned over 21 years.
His passion is creating educational material and conducting lectures for municipal professionals. He has lectured as far away as Kiev, Ukraine for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
About the Author
Stephanie Porter is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and
external auditor with Metrix Group LLP.
She has a passion for education and is a course developer and instructor for the University of Alberta in addition to her work at Bloom.
She is the lead Associate of curriculum development and instruction for Bloom’s reporting and audit stream.
Municipal reporting has multiple stakeholders with diverse needs. Learn about financial reporting value, key reporting deliverables, and the value proposition required from municipal reporting for stakeholders. Learn how internal control is essential to the safekeeping of financial assets for any municipality and how to incorporate into your annual reporting process.
Also included: a comprehensive overview of the entire financial reporting process (deliverables, timelines, goals), reporting best practices, risk analysis related to financial reporting, reporting process efficiency and effectiveness tips, and creating audit documentation through the reporting process.
A comprehensive review of the municipal reporting cycle and discussion on deliverables, timelines and process goals
Learn about key financial reporting best practices and how they support the municipal financial reporting process
Key reporting deliverables and the value proposition required from municipal reporting for stakeholders
Learn how to incorporate internal controls into your annual reporting process
Tips and recommendations for improving efficiency and effectiveness for the municipal reporting process
Learn what reporting documentation is required and how thorough process planning supports the delivery of quality documentation
Who Should Attend?
A unique professional development experience that has benefit for all municipal staff, including small, medium and large municipalities!
All municipal financial officers will benefit from having a fundamental understanding of financial reporting processes and core knowledge.
BLOOM can customize courses for your needs.
Some topics include:
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