Municipal Financial Department Basics

By Tim Duhamel, Stephanie Porter

Finance departments are critical for any municipality’s success.  This webinar provides significant insights and tips for financial department improvements.

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Course Content

  1. Finance Department Basics – a top to bottom review of what is required for success
  2. Finance Department Structure – an overview of optimal department structures, roles, and deliverables with recommendations for improvement is included
  3. Finance Business Plan – Mission, Goals, and Objectives
  4. Key deliverables explained
  5. Annual Finance Cycle – including reporting and budgeting
  6. Finance Department Relationships

Course Info


Price:$175.00

PD Credits: 1.5

Category: Municipal Foundations

Updated: Mar 25, 2020

Duration: 1:29:11


Course Synopsis

Municipal Financial Department Basics

About the Author

Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of

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About the Author

Stephanie Porter is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and

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About the Author

About the Author

Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of Municipal Education.
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.
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Course Description

Learn about finance department basics, structure, mission, values, long-term objectives, the finance business plan, key deliverables, and the annual finance cycle, including reporting and budgeting.

Finance department relationships with stakeholders, Council, the public, and other municipal departments will also be covered.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how a well organized and managed finance department is a necessary requirement for the success of any municipality and a top to bottom review of what is required for success

  • An overview of optimal department structures, roles, and deliverables with recommendations for improvement is included

  • Learn how to link your finance department business plan to your municipality’s strategic plan in support of overall corporate goals

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Who Should Attend?

A unique professional development experience that has benefit for all municipal staff, including small, medium and large municipalities!

The webinar focus is on the professional development needs of any municipal financial professional and senior executive.

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