With Robert Kirk
Financial Reporting in the Northern Ireland Public Sector Update
This half day course has been specially prepared to update financial accountants in the Northern Ireland Public Sector for developments that have occurred in financial reporting over the last 12 months and the content will include the following topics:
- The implementation of IFRS 16 Leases in the public sector
- The interaction of IFRS 16 and PPP
- The review of the 2019-20 FReM including the impact of Covid 19
- The revised FReM 20-21
- UK for Government – Technical Excellence and Innovation
Any further developments that occur prior to the course will be incorporated into the content
After graduating with a second class first division honours degree in Economics from Queens University, Belfast in 1972 Robert trained as an Irish Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse, qualifying in first place in his final examinations in 1975.
In 1981 he was appointed a Director of Business and Accounting Training (now Griffith College Dublin) where he embarked on his academic career, teaching mainly on the professional examination courses for ICAI, CPA, CIMA and ACCA.
In 1985 he joined Queens University as a full time lecturer and moved to the University of Ulster in 1992 as a Senior Lecturer. In 1994 he was appointed to the Chair in Financial Reporting at Ulster.