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Certificate in Accounting Practice and Financial Management for Non-financial Professionals in NGOs - How to Read Financial Statements of NGOs (Session 2)


Good accounting practices and financial management can support steady growth of an organization and serves as a sign of good management behind. The certificate programme is organized to enable NGO staff members of non-financial background who are responsible for accounting/financial issues to strengthen their knowledge in managing NGO finance.


 To provide essential knowledge of financial management and accounting for centre supervisors/service managers in handling the accounting records
• To help managerial staff in mastering cost function and control for making good decisions
 To assist centre supervisors/service managers in developing and implementing internal control for their service units


How to Read Financial Statements of NGOs

ØUnderstanding of a full book of accounts and accounting records used by NGOs

• To explain the basic full book of accounts, accounting records and year end accounting adjustments in NGO’s accounts

ØUnderstanding the structure of NGO’s financial statements
To study the Statement of Profit or Loss and Other Comprehensive Income and the Statement of Financial Position and their uses in NGOs

ØReading, interpreting and analyzing the financial statements

To read, interpret and analyze the financial statements for better understanding of accounting information and their uses for decision-making

To walk through the preparation of basic financial statements


Course Code : 18A-C02
Date(s) : 31/08/2018
Time : 0930 - 1745 (7 Hours)
Venue : Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, HK
Target Participants : Centre Supervisors, Service Managers (non-financial professionals) responsible for accounting and financial operations of subvented and/or non-subvented services of NGOs
Class Size : 30
Language : Cantonese (supplemented with English)
Fee : HKD 1,280.00
    HKD 1,180.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
Early Bird Fee : HKD 1,070.00 (Payment on or before 10/08/2018 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
Enquiries : 2876 2470 or [email protected]
Speaker(s) :
Mr. LAM Steve 林志輝先生
BSc (Econ), MBA, FCMA, CPA (Aust), FCPA
Financial Management Consultant
Mr. Steve Lam was previously the Deputy Director (Finance & General Administration) of a local NGO. With his experiences in the financial profession of over 30 years and in the social service organisations, he can provide insights to NGO staff in topics relating to financial management. Prior to joining NGO sector, he had rich experiences in financial and management accounting, financial management and taxation in the commercial sector. Steve is also an experienced trainer in many similar training courses for social work professionals and is a popular speaker in many NGO seminars with topics in relation to financial management. He is now an Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration of the Hong Kong University and currently holds the qualifications of Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant and Certified Practising Accountant (Australia).


"Small NGO Talent Development Subsidy Programme" does not apply to this course. For other financial support, please click HERE .

Certificates will be issued by HKCSS Institute to participants upon successful completion of all four sessions with 80% attendance in total.

CPAs may claim the CPD hours with CPA Australia and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
"NGO Capacity Development Fund" is not applicable for this individual session.

Related courses:
Certificate in Accounting Practice and Financial Management for Non-financial Professionals in NGOs - Basic Financial Management Knowledge for Service Management in NGOs (Session 1)
Certificate in Accounting Practice and Financial Management for Non-financial Professionals in NGOs - Internal Control – How to Conduct Financial Health Check? (Session 3)
Certificate in Accounting Practice and Financial Management for Non-financial Professionals in NGOs - Cost Information and Financial Planning for Service Operations (Session 4)