- 24 Nov 2019 Dubai
This course focuses on developing the management accounting role into an advanced and forward-looking approach to contribute towards the overall strategic and management direction of the organisation. This is essential for the organisation to survive and expand in the increasingly competitive and uncertain environment in which modern organisations operate in.
The course is designed to enhance financial management responsibility to achieve a high level of performance in contributing towards the growth and financial stability of your organisation. The effect of in Aligning business strategy with the management reporting function helps monitor continuous improvements and adds to the successfully executing company objectives. The course will also provide delegates with the operational and management proficiency to promote understanding within the organisation.
Delegates will learn how to evaluate the financial performance of their organisation, whilst establishing and monitoring the financial objectives. You will define the approach to monitor and deal with any deviations to the benefit of your organisation. You will be able to improve overall decision-making and monitor performance with its consequential beneficial impact on the profitability of your organisation.
This course will use a range of learning approaches including presentations, specific examples, case studies, videos, and experiences based on practical experience.
Who Should Attend
- Management Accountants
- Managerial Finance professionals
- Finance Directors
- Chief Financial Officers (CFOs)
- Financial Controllers
- Auditing professionals
- Risk Managers
- Other senior financial personnel involved in making budgeting and planning decisions
Benefits of Attending
- Understand the importance of establishing the strategy of an organisation, and its link to planning and budgeting
- Expand your strategic management perspective to help improve competitive advantage, guide decisions, manage risk, and monitor performance
- Contribute as a cross-functional business partner and actively participate in business strategy, budgeting and forecasting decisions
- Adopt effective measures for continuous improvement in measuring business performance
- Develop a modern approach to reporting to management, the results necessary to enhance the progress of the organisation
David is a Chartered Accountant with a varied career path covering financial management positions. David gained an honours degree in economics and accounting at Leeds University, and then qualified with Deloitte & Co in the city of London. He then worked for a public shipping and logistics company for 19 years progressing through various financial roles in the UK, Australia, USA, Holland, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Spain. The operations covered not just logistics, but also energy, distribution of oil and gas, freight forwarding, agencies and warehousing. His roles spanned all areas of financial responsibility and customer negotiations, culminating as Divisional Finance Director.
David then moved to the food sector where he held senior positions and participated in two management buyouts. He has also performed many financial interim roles in different organisations.
David is the Chairman of two audit committees, Director of an institute, and Chairman of a tax group. He is also a Director of private companies and has his own accountancy practice providing accountancy and tax services to a range of clients.
As well as lecturing on financial training in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Far East, his other lecturing experience has been to technical tax groups and start-up organisations. His presentation experience has been enhanced by making internal and external presentations during his career.
David’s style of presentation is to demystify the areas of finance and to explain the concepts in a stimulating and interesting way. He encourages participation and discussion and has the advantage of having been there and done it, and so can approach issues from a practical viewpoint drawing on his experience.
He delivers a wide range of subjects such as: Finance for Non-Financial Managers; Financial Analysis and Evaluation; Strategic Financial and Management Accounting; Budgeting, Forecasting and Cost Control; Modern Accounting; Internal Auditing; Financial and Strategic Decision Making; Risk Management; Capital Structure; Cost of Capital; Capital Management; Management of Debtors/Creditors/Stock; Capital Budgeting/ Rationing; Internal Audit Planning, Preparation, Reporting and Communication; Evaluating Risk; Costing Techniques; and Sustaining Competitive Advantage.
David’s clients include:
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina
The Address Dubai Marina
Al Marsa Street
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 436 7777
Fax: +971 4 436 7788
Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Pricing excludes 5% VAT, which will be charged where applicable