Accounting Conference 2021


Keep up to date with the latest technical and non-technical developments in the accounting profession and learn new ways to enhance the effectiveness of your financial management.

The Accounting Conference 2021 is designed to equip finance professionals with the latest knowledge and advanced practical skills. The informative one-day event provides financial updates and the latest Australian economic news that impacts corporate, government and NFP sectors.

Benefits of attending
• Learn from Australia's leading technical and financial experts 
• Understand ASIC's focus areas for reporting, including the continuing impact of COVID-19 
• Keep up with the latest financial reporting and IFRS updates for both profit and non-profit entities
• Hear practical, real-world case study examples
• Access the latest tools and techniques that add value to your role, organisation and career
• See what's on the horizon and the future of financial and non-financial reporting
• Learn about digital business strategies and PowerBI analytics
• Dive deeper into financial fraud and ethics

Who should attend
The Accounting Conference is designed for accounting and finance professionals across all industry sectors and career stages, and is relevant to the following roles:
• Financial Accountants
• Management Accountants
• Financial Analysts
• Mid-Senior Management
• Financial Controllers

The informative content is particularly useful for those working in corporate, government and non-profit sectors, as well as public practice and education.

The conference will be held online and offers the choice of two ticket options:

Livestream
Watch the conference live online and have access to the courses on demand afterwards.
• Livestream: 11:00am – 5:35pm AEST | 18 May 2021
• A recording of the conference will be available for on-demand viewing post-event.

Livestream + networking
View the conference with like-minded professionals and establish new relationships by joining us at a Livestream + networking event.
These informal sessions will be held in our Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide offices from 11:00am – 5:35pm AEST on 18 May 2021.

Your registration includes:
• Livestreamed conference on screen (main room only)
• Full catering throughout the day
• Post-conference networking
• On-demand access to all sessions (including concurrent sessions) post-conference

Tuesday 18 May 2021

11:00am Conference Welcome

S1: Influence and persuasion for corporate professionals | Fran Hughes

S2.1: How the CFOs’ role has changed amid the crisis | Richard Hayler CA

S2.2: Continuous planning, budgeting and monitoring in practice - Case Study | Avron Newstadt CA

S2.3: Future of financial and non-financial reporting | Panel session

S3.1: ASIC focus areas for reporting, including continuing impact of COVID-19 conditions | Doug Niven FCA

S3.2: The Strategic Accountant | John Hale

S3.3: Communicating performance through better business reporting |Nathan Kessey

S4.1: Accounting Update - Corporate and For Profit Focus | Alison White CA

S4.2: Complexities in business combinations and common control transactions | Vik Bhandari FCA

S4.3: Power BI analytics for accountants | Jeff Robson

S5.1: Accounting Update - Not For Profit Entities | Aletta Boshoff CA & Kevin Frohbus CA

S5.2: Detecting and preventing fraud through interview techniques | Robert Cockerell

S5.3: Legal Update: Insolvency and voluntary administration | Stipe Vuleta

S6: What's ahead for the future of the economy and profession? | Daniel Susskind

5:30pm Conference Close

Times displayed are in AEST.

Daniel Susskind, Fellow in Economics at Balliol College - Oxford University

Richard Hayler CA, CFO, Nutrition Technologies

John Hale, Hale Consulting Group

Amir Ghandar FCA, Reporting and Assurance Leader - Chartered Accountants ANZ

Jo Cain FCA, Executive Director - Materiality Counts & Board Member - AUASB

Nikole Gyles CA, Technical Director - AASB

Prof. Peter Wells, Accounting Discipline Group - UTS

Doug Niven FCA, Chief Accountant - ASIC

Avron Newstadt CA, Commercial Director FP&A - Satori Australia

Nathan Kessey, National Asset and Wealth Management Director - KPMG

Alison White CA, Leader, National Accounting Technical Team - Deloitte

Megan Strydon CA, Partner, Audit and Assurance - Deloitte

Vik Bhandari FCA, Director - Finacial Reporting Specialists

Jeff Robson, Founding Director - Access Analytic

Aletta Boshoff CA, National Leader IFRS Advisory - BDO

Kevin Frohbus CA, Partner, IFRS Advisory - BDO

Robert Cockerell, Partner PKF Integrity - PKF

Stipe Vuleta, Managing Director, Litigation & Reconstruction - Chamberlains Law

Fran Hughes, Head of Financial Solutions, Nexia


The conference will be held online and offers the choice of two participation options.

Livestream
Watch the conference live online and have access to the courses on demand afterwards.

• Livestream: 11:00am – 5:35pm AEST | 18 May 2021
• A recording of the conference will be available for on-demand viewing post-event.


Livestream + networking
View the conference with like-minded professionals and establish new relationships by joining us at a Livestream + networking event.

These informal sessions will be held in our Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne offices from 11:00am – 5:35pm AEST on 18 May 2021.

Your registration includes:
• Live-streamed conference on screen (main room only)
• Full catering throughout the day
• Post-conference networking
• On-demand access to all sessions (including concurrent sessions) post-conference

Physical location details:
Brisbane
Level 13, Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Sydney
33 Erskine Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Melbourne
Level 18 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Perth
Level 11, 2 Mill Street, Perth, WA 6000


EVENT DETAILS


Topic: Corporate Finance

Sub-Topic: Financial Reporting

Format: Conference

Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced

CPD: Upto 15 hours