Financial Management 1: Strategy, Statements and Budgets for Municipal Managers

Brunswick Room, Cambridge Suites

Friday November 7 & 8, 2019

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This financial management module is designed to build awareness and an understanding of how to create long-term financial strategies, prepare and use operating/capital budgets, review financial statements and other performance indicators and the preparation of year-end statements. We will also look at best practices with respect to financial planning. This module is the first of three in our financial management series.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Ability to review, analyze and reach valid conclusions about financial statements and other indicators of a municipality's financial performance
  • Understand how to gather, organize, analyze and interpret information essential to developing a long-term financial strategy
  • Understand how to prepare operating and capital budgets
  • Recognize the important factors when communicating budget contents to Council and the public
  • Supervise the preparation of year-end reports, including audited financial statements
  • Review of best practices with respect to financial management planning


To register for this module please complete the following online registration form*Note: If you are registering multiple individuals complete one registration form, per individual. We can only accommodate up to 25 participants in this workshop and attendance is granted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cost to attend is $450 for AMANS Members and $610 for Non-Members. If you are a non-member, ask your municipality about using one of their training vouchers to get a discount. Please call our office for more information (902) 423-2215.

If you wish to cancellation your registration you must adhere to the AMANS Event and Training Cancellation Policy.

Room Block

AMANS has a block of rooms at the Cambridge Suites available for reservation for $123.00 / night. This rate includes a continental breakfast. Parking is an extra $22 / night. To reserve a room please call 902-420-0555 and reference the Association of Municipal Administrators in order to receive our group rate.