Chris is a Fellow of CPA Australia. He commenced his finance career with BHP Co Ltd and 1989 he founded his own accounting and consulting firm in Canberra. Clients span multi-national corporations, some of the top 100 Australian companies, Government Business Enterprises, Statutory Authorities, Commonwealth, State and Local Government Agencies.
Chris has a reputation for delivering quality workshops on accounting that make the complex easy and has attracted thousands of highly satisfied participants from the private and public sectors. Chris succeeds in showing his private sector clients how to increase their bottom line, while his public sector clients gain a heightened awareness of their financial responsibilities and accountabilities.
Each person leaves committed and motivated to implement the new ideas learnt.
Chris is an accountant whose presentations on "dry" topics are transformed into "interesting, enjoyable, and fun". His presentation style is dynamic, enthusiastic, professional, humorous and full of adult learning.
His presentation style is dynamic, enthusiastic, professional, humorous and full of interactive adult learning.
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A new and exciting online training package has been launched to help all Commonwealth organisations implement and meet the requirements of the PGPA Act 2013. This innovative and interactive training is designed to meet the different needs of officers and features a short video, review questions, resource material and a record of participant progress. Organisations can choose either the standard training or a customised solution. The online training package can be viewed at www.pgpatraining.com.au
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If you are new to the Public Service or have recently acquired new financial responsibilities and need a thorough understanding of your financial accountabilities from a public sector perspective, this is a "must do" workshop to give you the necessary skills to survive and thrive in a financial environment
2 days •
If you have no previous knowledge or experience in accounting and need to understand accounting basics and jargon. On completion you will understand key accounting terms, the best tools to use and confidently contribute to discussions about finance and accounting in your organisation.
1 day •
If you are required to examine and assess annual financial statements from other private or public sector organisations, or wish to better understand some of the basics then this workshop will provide you with the tools and skills you need to confidently perform this task.
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If you have responsibilities for managing government grants large or small you will learn and understand the key government requirements, responsibilities and accountabilities of managing government grants from an agency perspective.
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If you are a EA or PA supporting a senior manager and part of your duties includes basic financial tasks such as simple purchasing, credit cards, travel and invoicing then this workshop is essential for you to understand all the financial responsibilities and accountabilities of your boss and yourself in order to survive in a public sector environment.
Chris marks up the butcher's paperPhotography
Chris in actionPhotography
Chris covers the 5 duties in the PGPA video series in an imaginative way. www.pgpatraining.com.auPGPA
On location in Canberra. www.pgpatraining.com.auPGPA
Chris in ActionPhotography
A recent shoot for the PGPA video series.Photography, PGPA
This module in the PGPA training series covers spending.PGPA
A new and exciting online training package has been launched to help all Commonwealth organisations implement and meet the requirements of the PGPA Act 2013. This innovative and interactive training is designed to meet the different needs of officers and features a short video, review questions, resource material and a record of participant progress. Organisations can choose either the standard training or a customised solution. The online training package can be viewed at www.pgpatraining.com.auPGPA
Never had a laugh before while discussing finance.Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Very interactive, positive & engagingDept of Climate Change & Energy Efficiency
Really good course. Chris did a great job of engaging and teaching the group.Attorney-General’s Department
Excellent presentation skills, made a very dry topic more than bearable.Australian Securities Investment Commission