Reviewing Financial Statements for Fund Professionals

Course Summary

This course aims to give you a greater understanding of fund financial statements, enabling you to draw conclusions and present these in the professional environment.

The course will focus on both the theoretical and practical considerations when undertaking the review of fund financial statements.


Reviewing financial statements is a skill that should be developed by those working in the fund sector.

On this course you will cover:

  • What are Financial Statements and who uses them?
  • What is GAAP?
  • Key Accounting Principles and Theoretical Concepts
  • Review Techniques - Fund financial statements
  • Group Exercise Example

Course Benefits

This course aims to give you a greater understanding of fund financial statements, enabling you to identify errors or unusual items and draw conclusions based on your review.

On completion of the course you should:

  • Be able to perform practical fund financial statements reviews
  • Have an increased awareness of accounting standards and how they impact fund financial statements
  • Be more confident when reading, preparing and/or reviewing fund financial statements
  • Be able to identify common errors in fund financial statements

The course is designed for non-accountants who are needing to review financial statements in this sector and accountants who want some practical tips to enhance their skills in this area.

Tutor Profile

Vicky Le Poidevin is a fellow of the ICAEW with over 15 years’ experience in the finance sector. She trained with a big four firm and spent time in senior roles in both the Fund and Trust sector before joining Offshore in September 2016. Vicky’s previous training experience includes delivering courses for both qualified and unqualified staff at a big four firm, evening classes at a professional training agency and to industry professionals in her role at Offshore.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Date: 16 September 2020
  • CPD Points: 2
  • Course Cost: £150.00
  • Course Length: 2 hours (11:30-13:30)
  • Location: GTA University Centre, Guernsey
  • Tutor: Victoria Le Poidevin

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