LGNSW Learning and Development

This course is available via:

Interactive online
Remote learning tailored to your council

In-house face to face
Delivered at your council

Member calendar training
Either face-to-face or interactive online for individual participants


Learning and Development  

Phone: 02 9242 4000
[email protected]

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Course Dates
30 Nov 2022Register Now
30 Mar 2023Register Now
28 Jun 2023Register Now

Finance for Non-Finance Managers

Price: $462 incl GST
Duration: 9.00am-1.00pm

With greater community expectations and current line manager accounting responsibilities, managers are increasingly being expected to understand, interpret and explain financial issues as they pertain to their departments or section

Who should attend?
Non-finance Managers

The "Finance for Non-finance Managers" program will introduce non-finance managers to:

  • Accounting Basics
  • Chart of Accounts/General Ledger
  • Activity Based Costing
  • Financial Statements Basics
  • LG Accounting
  • Asset Accounting
  • Service Accounting
  • Contribution Accounting
  • Financial Sustainability 
  • IPR
  • Budgeting
  • LG Rating and Pricing
  • Project Accounting
  • LG Financial Statements
  • Case Study

The facilitator will use group discussions, council case studies and local government oriented examples, to help you transfer your learning to the workplace.

Please bring copies of financial reports you use at work and a calculator to the session.

Local Government NSW has a range of experienced facilitators who use discussions, case studies and local government-oriented examples to help transfer learning to the workplace. Facilitator details will be available prior to the course.