Understanding your business accounts

A short workshop for those who are not trained in the finance area but manage finances.

The workshop will focus on accounting concepts and processes to help attendees be better equipped to understand financial reports, and to understand how these reports assist a business to make sound and informed management decisions.

This workshop will teach you the basics.


  • The key reports you need to know

  •  Reading your accounts  

  •  A review of financial terms and what they mean

  •  Understanding debits and credits

  •  Your financial analysis toolbox

  •  The basics of budgeting

  •  Working smarter

  •  People and numbers

Presenter : James Swaney  - Sidekick Timaru   

Sidekick Chartered Accountants     


Thursday, 24th March, 2022
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce, 25 Canon Street, Timaru Central, Timaru, 7910
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Need Assistance? Please email janet@scchamber.org.nz or call 03 555 5091 for further information or help booking courses.

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1. Cancellations must be advised in writing or by telephone at least five full working days prior to the date of the course or event.
2. All cancellations and refunds will incur a $30.00 + GST administration fee to cover the costs.
3. If we do not receive a cancellation notice within five full working days prior to the course or event commencing, or if a participant fails to show on the day, full fees will be payable.
4. Requests to transfer to a later course can be made, subject to availability and approval. If participants are able to transfer to a later course the administration fee is waived. This request must be made at least three working days prior to the original course or event.
5. A replacement participant is welcome at any stage prior to the course or event commencing at no additional cost. Please provide us with the details as soon as possible.

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