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Why Should You Attend:

Effectively performing the functions of budgeting, financial management, asset and risk management, internal control, accounting and reporting specialist in national and provincial treasuries, the offices of chief financial officer in national and provincial departments and in municipalities requires a wide range of skills, knowledge and professional ethics and competences.

This APS course in Public Financial Management provides you with the requisite insights to the implementation and implications of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) of 1999 (as amended) on your role as middle or senior financial manager in the public sector.

The course covers important topics required for sound public financial management to enable accounting officers comply with National Treasury regulations.

Course Objectives:

At the end of the seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic concepts and principles necessary for sound financial management in the public sector
  • Comply with the requirements of the Public Financial Management Act
  • Comply with the Treasury Regulations
  • Apply the principals of financial management in the efficient and effective management of their departments
  • Have a clear understanding of the Act and how it can help them assess the financial performance and health of their departments
  • Apply the principles of effective reporting.
  • Discuss governance and internal controls
  • Manage revenue, assets and liabilities

Target Audience

The Course is designed for all Public Sector Junior and Middle Management Accounting officers. Its primary purpose is to improve the finance function and operation efficiency of public officials within the public sector in compliance with the requirements of the Public Finance Management Act and other supporting legislation. The course is also aimed at anyone who requires a working knowledge of the PFMA.

Course Fee – R11 999