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Preparing Management Accounts

In agreement with participants, training will be offered either virtually or in the classroom according to government Covid-19 guidelines.

You will learn the fundamental principles of how to prepare management accounts. The process will be demystified with simple steps to administer the process.  You will learn how to post accounting adjustments, including prepayments, accruals and depreciation and how to complete balance sheet reconciliations. Finally, you will be given the principles of effective analyses and presentation of the data to provide useful information to monitor and control performance, resulting in the efficient running, survival and success of your business.

This course features a series of interactive discussions and case studies to give you practical solutions to everyday challenges facing those who prepare regular management accounts.


By the end of the training, you will be able to:

  • Appreciate the impact accurate and timely financial information can have on the success of your business.
  • Know where to start and the steps to take to review your accounting data to ensure accuracy
  • Identify and post accounting adjustments, including prepayments, accural and depreciation
  • Preform balance sheets reconciliations
  • Prepare, present, analyze and interpret a Profit and Loss account, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Forecast.
  • Calculate and present comparisons and variances.
  • Explain and present the findings and offer recommendations

This course is for anyone working within a finance function who would like to gain an understanding of the management accounts process, the steps to take and how to prepare and post accounting adjustments .  It is also ideal for anyone who may already prepare management accounts who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of the process.

  • Louise

    Louise is an experienced bookkeeping and accounting skills trainer.  She has over 10 years’ experience in finance and accounting roles within organisations across all sectors.  As an Associate with AKU Training Louise delivers Finance for Non-Finance Managers and On-line Accounting Software training courses.

    Louise has worked in accounts and finance since 2005 and as a trainer since 2010.  She is a Director of BBS (NI) Ltd which offers bookkeeping, accounts and training support to small businesses and charities.  Louise is particularly involved with developing efficiencies for clients around all aspects of bookkeeping and accounting.

    Skills development is key to improving your bookkeeping and Louise brings great enthusiasm to her role as a trainer in a range of established bespoke courses related to bookkeeping and business finance development.

  • Preparing Management Accounts - 14th December 2022
    Date: 14 December 2022
    Location: The Mount Business & Conference Centre / Virtual
    Time: 09:30 - 16:30
    Price: £199 +VAT

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Please note that the cancellation policy for our public training courses is as follows:


More than 3 weeks prior to the course start date - No cancellation fee payable.

Less than 3 weeks prior to the course start date - 100% of total fees payable or free transfer.


More than 6 weeks prior to the course start date - No cancellation fee payable.

Less than 6 weeks prior to the course start date - 100% of total fees payable or free transfer.

Substitute delegates will be accepted at any time at no cost.

Full joining instructions for the course will be emailed to you at least five working days prior to the course. In the meantime, if you have any queries please contact a member of our team on 028 9016 0587 or via email kate@aku.training.

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