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Advanced Certificate in Financial Management for Accounting and Financial Professionals in NGOs - Session 4【Online Application & Cheque Payment Only】


【Session 4 - Risk-based Internal Control, Disclosure of Information and Public Accountability for NGOs】 


How to set up a risk-based internal control system for NGOs? 

  • To master techniques of how to set up a risk-based internal control system under the COSO Framework 
  • To study potential control areas for review / investigation under the Lump Sum Grant subvention system 
  • To monitor potential (operating and financial) risks for projects / activities 

Disclosure of information and public accountability for NGOs 

  • To understand different perspectives on internal and external financial reporting requirements, such as: HKAS, HKFRS, HKPE, SME-FRS applicable to NGOs 
  • To master the disclosure of information for external statutory compliance  
  • To grasp the public accountability issue on external financial reports  


Course Code : 23A-C04
Date(s) : 16 Aug 2023 (Wed)
Time : 0930 - 1745 (7 Hours)
Venue : Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, HK
Target Participants : NGO managerial and supervisory staff (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 1,750.00
    HKD 1,580.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
    HKD 560.00 ("Small NGO Talent Development Subsidy Programme"- the highest subsidy amount is 60% of the course fee. Please refer to “Financial Assistance”.)
Early Bird Fee : HKD 1,400.00 (Payment on or before 19/07/2023 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
Enquiries : 2876 2416 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 .

Selection Criteria


Applicants have to use the online membership system of the HKCSS Institute for enrollment. The membership is on an individual basis, for the application of the courses and activities of the HKCSS Institute only.

Staff from HKCSS Agency Members will not automatically become members of the HKCSS Institute. The membership is not equivalent to the membership status of HKCSS Agency Member.