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Date: 30th October 2018

Time: 09:00 - 16:30

Law Society of Scotland
Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EX, United Kingdom

CPD Hours: 5.5 hours verifiable CPD

Book by 10 August to save 20% with our Early Bird rate

Comprehensive application of Accounts Rules and knowledge of compliance regulations are two of the greatest responsibilities for every organisation or firm.

It is critical that these are understood to ensure that required books and records are accurate, and that systems and procedures are kept up to date.

Attend this one-day training course, run by our expert Financial Compliance team, to get an extensive and up-to-date brief on good practice in manual bookkeeping.

  • Knowledge on how to maintain the required accounting records on a manual system, including maintenance of cash book, client ledger and firms records
  • Insight into the steps taken to complete monthly/quarterly reconciliations required by the rules
  • Full overview of the compliance requirements of the Accounts Rules
  • Understanding on how to complete the Accounts Certificate which must be lodged with the Law Society of Scotland every six months, or annually depending on whether client funds are held
  • 09:00 - 09:30

    Registration and refreshments
  • 09:30 - 09:35

    Welcome and introduction
  • 09:35 - 11:00

    Analyse manual records and write up daily postings to cashbook and ledgers
  • 11:00 - 11:20

    Refreshments and networking
  • 11:20 - 13:00

    Analyse manual records
  • 13:00 - 13:45

    Lunch and networking
  • 13:45 - 14:45

    Analyse manual records and prepare bank reconciliations and month end reports
  • 14:45 - 15:05

    Refreshments and networking
  • 15:05 - 15:50

    Complete manual records
  • 15:50 - 16:20

    Accounts Rules and compliance and how to complete an Accounts Certificate
  • 16:20 - 16:30

    Final comments and close


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