Creative Connections

Creative Connections - Session 32

Topic: Finance for non-finance leaders

Date: 15 July 2020

Time: 3pm

Location of host: Kevin du Preez - Eora, Cammeraygal, (Sydney)

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Guest panelist: 

Michael Gummery, Partner - Audit and Assurance HLB Mann Judd Advisory and AccountingMichael is an experienced Partner with a strong technical accounting background. He is a registered company auditor with a sound knowledge and understanding of the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, with the ability to advise on a wide range of issues. Michael’s career began with Ernst & Young in the UK where he was responsible for managing audit and assurance engagements for some of the UK’s largest listed companies.

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About this episode

How do we enable our communities, our organisations and our projects through informed and sound financial decision making? Do we know how to balance the books?

Many creative practitioners and directors struggle with finances and financial planning. This session will provide an overview of financial management to make sure we have the right information and processes to make informed and responsible financial decisions.

Michael Gummery from HLB Mann Judd will host the session and provide practical tools and tips to managing your balance sheet and planning for financial sustainability and viability.

About the series

Creative Connections is an online webinar series for the cultural and arts sectors and will offer practical, accessible and useful content delivered by industry experts on key topics and emerging themes.

The series is focused around the theme of adaptation, and sessions will explore digital adaptation, leadership adaptation and arts practice adaptation. Sessions will be facilitated by experts in specific topic areas, with over thirty sessions available.

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