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Course: CLC HoFA Understanding the Role and Responsibilities
Cost: £295 + vat
CPD: 3 hours
Date: 22 October 2020
Code: DLN221020
Location: London
Time: 1.45pm - 5.00pm
Availability: Places

The Head of Finance and Administration (HoFA) within an Alternative Business Structure (ABS) regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers has special responsibility for ensuring that clients' money is handled in accordance with the CLC Accounts Code and that any breaches of the CLC Accounts Code are documented and reported back to the CLC as necessary. This course has been developed to provide delegates who attend with a clear understanding of what is involved in the role of the HoFA, including how best to ensure compliance with the CLC Accounts Code within the organisation.
The following topics will be covered -

The Role of HoFA

  • Who should be appointed as HoFA?
  • The HoFA's responsibilities
  • Contingency planning

The CLC Accounts Code

  • An overview of the rules
  • Common problem areas

Recording and Reporting Breaches of the CLC Accounts Code

  • Maintaining a breaches register
  • The HoFA's obligations to the CLC
  • Reporting breaches of the CLC Accounts Code to the CLC

Accounting Records, Internal Controls and Bank Reconciliations

  • Maintaining compliant accounting records
  • Effective internal controls
  • Bank reconciliations - what to look out for

Open Forum

  • A chance to ask questions and seek advice on specific issues

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