Creative Connections - Session 32
Topic: Finance for non-finance leaders
Date: 15 July 2020
Location of host: Kevin du Preez - Eora, Cammeraygal, (Sydney)
Michael Gummery, Partner - Audit and Assurance HLB Mann Judd Advisory and Accounting: Michael 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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Michael 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.
On moving to Melbourne in 2012, Michael joined the audit team at HLB Mann Judd where he specialises in audits and the provision of technical accounting advice. Michael’s experience, spanning over 15 years, has been gained with clients ranging from small owner managed businesses and start-ups to listed multinational corporations. Michael is experienced in working on cross border assignments, interacting regularly with overseas clients and teams. With a genuine interest in business, Michael’s key strength is his ability to gain an understanding of the key issues facing his clients and to tailor solutions accordingly.
As an organised and professional Partner, he is known by his clients for always providing the highest levels of service. He has developed a reputation for delivering practical and tailored results within strict time frames. As the Technical Partner at HLB Mann Judd, Michael regularly assists clients with technical accounting and financial reporting queries.