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Certificate in Accounting Practice and Financial Management for Accounting and Financial Professionals in NGOs (Session 4)


To provide essential financial accounting knowledge and practices for participants who are involved in preparing NGO’s financial statements

·To provide participants with practical financial accounting knowledge and ways in discharging their roles properly in the workplace

·To provide essential knowledge for participants to understand and formulate appropriate strategic financial decision-makings in their organizations


Internal Control – How to Conduct Financial Health Check

·Importance and fundamentals of financial control and internal control and implementation of financial control and monitoring system in NGOs

·An introduction of COSO Framework in internal control and its practical application

·Internal control practice in NGO: walk through the Annex 8 of Lump Sum Grant Manual (2016)

·Writing up internal control reports for management review and action 


Course Code : 21B-C04
Date(s) : 11 Jan 2022
Time : 0930 - 1745 (7 Hours)
Venue : Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, HK
Target Participants :

Accounting professionals and accounting clerical staff with basic accounting knowledge and be responsible for finance and accounting roles of NGOs.

Class Size : 30
Language : Cantonese (supplemented with English)
Fee : HKD 1,340.00
    HKD 1,240.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
    HKD 214.00 ("Small NGO Talent Development Subsidy Programme"- the highest subsidy amount is 80% of the course fee. Please refer to “Financial Assistance”.)
Early Bird Fee : HKD 1,070.00 (Payment on or before 21/12/2021 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
Enquiries : 2876 2434 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).


Quota is set for each course in "Small NGO Talent Development Subsidy Programme". All applications are subject to approval. For details, please click HERE .

Level 1 – responsible for basic accounting functions

Level 2 – responsible for full set of accounting functions

Level 3 – responsible for financial accounting functions of entire organization such as auditing, financial statement etc.


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