Accounting for non-accountants Workshop


Alicia Neilsen

Associate Partner

Are you confused by accounting jargon? Do you know how to make sense of financial reports? Need a safe space to ask about the basics?

Attend our half day workshop where you will have the opportunity to learn the basics of accounting in a friendly and open format (no questions are stupid questions!)

Key topics covered on the day include:

  • Accounting basics
  • Learning the lingo and jargon
  • Understanding financial reports
  • Basic ratios
  • Business structures
  • And much more!


The session will be facilitated by Alicia Neilsen, Associate Partner at Fordham. Alicia has over 15 years experience in the Accounting industry and a genuine passion to share her knowledge and teach the “language” of accounting.

Who should attend:

  • Business owners or their family members
  • Individuals who have a trust or company
  • Members of a family office or family board
  • Anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of financial reporting and business structures

What to expect on the day:

  • Workbook / course materials – yours to take home
  • Interactive activities and case study based examples
  • Tea & coffee on arrival and morning tea

“Such a great session, thank you. The interactive workshop format was great and the subjects were relevant to the level of knowledge amongst the participants. Alicia made everyone feel comfortable to ask questions, and worked through examples and exercises at an individual level. The session allowed me to gain a greater understanding of accounting concepts, and I would highly recommended the session to anyone wanting to better understand basic accounting.“ Christie Arbuckle Growth Pursuit Consulting & The Compassionate Parent App

Date: TBC

Time: 9:15am registration, session commences at 9:30am and concludes at 1pm

Location: Fordham, Rialto South Tower, Level 19 / 525 Collins Street Melbourne

Cost: $400 plus GST

RSVP: Places are limited, to reserve your place contact Deborah Hassan on 03 9611 6791

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