Course 3010e: International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) - Accrual Basis (30 days, online)
08 Apr - 07 May 2013 in Online
- Alan Mayo
Alan Mayo is a highly experienced instructor in the field of international financial reporting, with a particular professional interest in IFRS for oil and gas companies and also in IPSAS for the public sector. He is a UK chartered accountant with over 20 years of experience as an auditor and consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in both London and Paris. A founding member of the PwC Client Training business in London, Alan delivered courses on financial reporting and financial management to a wide range of PwC clients. Alan regularly instructs courses on international oil and gas accounting, and he has delivered in-house programmes for such organisations as ENI, Petronas, Kogas, Saudi Aramco, Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas and the Ugandan Revenue Authority. He previously worked as an auditor on the privatisation of British Gas, and taught financial reporting and financial controllership programmes for Shell. Alan also managed a team within PwC that provided training and change management support to UK public sector agencies as they transitioned from cash to accruals based accounting, including the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence. His current work includes supporting UK local authorities and not for profits in developing the financial management skills of their staff, and he has worked extensively with the UN and other international organisations in their transition to IPSAS. An independent training consultant since 2001, Alan has been a senior instructor with IASeminars since 2004.
- Caroline Pontoppidan
Caroline Pontoppidan is an experienced educator, consultant and researcher specializing in International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and other international accounting issues. Since finalizing her Ph.D. in auditing, she has been providing training and in-house services for various public sector entities on the interpretation and application of IPSAS. Prior to that, Caroline worked in the international public sector arena providing technical advice on finance and accounting issues as well as on internal control systems. Over the years, she has published articles in a number of international accounting journals, and delivered accounting and auditing training within the public sector.