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VO Workshop: How to Read Financial Statements

décembre 4, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Financial Statements - How to ReadWorking in the not-for-profit sector, we are constantly being challenged to do more with less, to reach more stakeholders and vulnerable people while funding sources are drying up. This means we have to get really good at monitoring our finances.

Learning Objectives

  • How to read your balance sheet and apply some basic health metrics
  • How to read your income statement and complete variance analysis
  • Why year-on-year and budget variances matter
  • How to interpret your statement of cash flows
  • Restricted fund accounting basics
  • Differences between internally and externally restricted funds
  • What your auditors will be looking for
  • Materiality and how you should apply it to your financial statements

Who should attend

Everyone who is involved with organizational finances, which could include Board members, Program Managers, or Executive Director.

*NOTE* Change in Location

The session will take place at

Dovercourt Recreation Centre
"The Cottage"
411 Dovercourt Ave
Ottawa ON K2A 0S9

Click here for a site map.


 John Gilhooly has almost 20 years of experience as a senior manager in a finance and accounting context; currently, he is a senior manager at Interis|BDO. He is qualified as a Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor, in addition to a Certification in Risk Management Assurance and a Master’s of Business Administration.



Please contact Maria Lahiffe, Education Officer, at 613-736-5266 ext 114 or 

Cancellation policy: 

An email confirming this registration will be sent to the primary email address for your member account, or the email address on this form if you are a non-member. Your registration is transferrable to anyone else within your organization. The following workshop registrations are non-refundable: (a) purchased at a discounted rate, (b) purchased using a voucher, or (c) cancellation received less than five (5) business days prior to the event. Any other cancellation is refundable, subject to a $10.00 administration fee

Dovercourt Recreation Centre



411 Dovercourt Ave
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2A 0S9

Téléphone: 613-798-8950



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