Chartered Management Accountants

Courses

Accountancy Training Courses

We are now offering a greater range of Training Course, if you would like to receive any future updates then you “must” let us know by e-mailing us at heather@sfcma.co.uk stating that you would like to receive them.

Move From Industry
into Practice

London, Transition Course – 9th March 2019

This course is designed to assist in the transition into practice both in terms of Technical Tax knowledge and Practice Management Skills.
Among the Topics covered in this one day transition course include :

  • Registering as an independent practicing accountant with CIMA
  • Opening rules and basis years
  • Outline of how tax is calculated and self assessment works
  • Capital allowances/losses
  • Directors loan accounts
  • Review of tax allowable expenses
  • When is a dividend legal and illegal
  • Areas that often cause problems, such as Home Office expenses
  • Wages to spouse, car expenses, the Construction Industry Scheme
  • What to do when you get a client
  • Pricing structure: how to price your product, rule of thumb guidelines
  • How to market your business, including demonstrations of alternative databases
  • Software: a review of the different types of reporting and tax software available on the market
  • Software: a review of the different types of reporting and tax software available on the market

Financial Controllers Update Course

London, 29th March 2019

This course is aimed at accountants that underwent their formal training some time ago and need a general update of some of the technical aspects.

Accounting Standards Review

Many Finance Directors and Financial Controllers gained their knowledge of accounting standards many years ago. This course is meant as a refresher of the current standards and practical guidance.

Understand Corporation Tax

A practical guide on how to calculate corporation tax this will include

other issues covered include

  • Disincorporation Relief
  • Capital Gains for Companies
  • Corporation Tax Losses
  • Capital versus revenue expense
  • R&D Relief
  • Payment of corporation tax

Benefits in Kind

As a Financial Director or Financial Controller, you should be aware of any Benefit in Kind Implications. This course covers items such as- Reimbursed expenses

  • Payroll benefits
  • P11ds and class 1A NIC / PAYE settlement agreements
  • Cars and fuel
  • Salary Sacrifice
  • Nontaxable benefits.

Financial Reporting Software

A quick review of products on the market that can make producing a set of statutory accounts a lot easier.

The course is jointly owned and presented by Fiona Jones ACMA, CTA, AAT and Stuart Ferguson ACMA.

Edinburgh Office:

Phone: 0131 516 3885
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Bonnington Bond,
2 Anderson Place,
Edinburgh,
EH6 5NP
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info@stuartfergusonaccountants.co.uk

Falkirk Office:

Phone: 01324 632500
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Office 10,
16 Melville Street
Falkirk
FK1 1 HZ
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info@stuartfergusonaccountants.co.uk