Accounting for Non-Accountants, The Fundamentals

Presenter Geof Franks

Date 23 March, 2018 | Time 9am - 12pm

Venue OSEA, 64 Arena Avenue, Invercargill

Event Description

Understanding your profit and loss and balance sheet.


This practical workshop will improve your financial understanding of Profit and Loss Statements and Balance Sheets, and the common classifications within them.

  • Understand the key groupings for your expenses, assets and liabilities
  • Understand the jargon used by accountants
  • Be able to read your own financial statements
  • What double entry accounting means
  • The key elements of a Profit and Loss Statement
  • The important features of a Balance Sheet
  • The purpose of depreciation

Half day (three hours)

This Employers’ Otago Southland workshop is registered for the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme. | Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA563


Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit

Ticket Cost
Chamber members $407 + GST
Non Members $500 + GST
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