Course Overview

This course will cover the following topics:

    • Topic 1: Audit Standards for Consideration on Group Audits
      • Specific Audit Standard for Consideration ISA 600
      • Structure of the Consolidated Audit File and Parent Audit File
      • Materiality in the Context of Consolidated Accounts and Group Audits
    • Topic 2: The Consolidation Process
      • How Might the Consolidation Process be Done
      • Key Aspects of Consolidated Accounts
    • Topic 3: Key Main Problems Encountered in Consolidations
    • Group Structures
      • Non-Controlling Interests
      • Fx Conversion
      • Other Key Issues

    John Murphy: Tax, Corporate Restructuring and Practice Support

    As a lead member of our technical support team, John relishes problem-solving to help accountants develop innovative client solutions and sharing technical knowledge on tax, financial reporting and auditing.

    A Chartered Tax Adviser, he advises clients in practice on a range of issues from income tax, tax planning, restructuring and exit planning to Revenue audits. In addition, he provides support on financial reporting, auditing and company law; conducts company valuations and advises on pre-sale restructuring.

    John also plays a key role as a researcher and subject-matter expert in developing OmniPro information products such as the CompaniesAct2014.com and FRS102.com. As a speaker at OmniPro CPD events, he brings these industry-leading insights to accountants participating in our training programmes.


    Des O’Neill – Co-Founder and Managing Director, OmniPro

    Having worked for a number of years in practice, Des O’Neill co-founded OmniPro to develop tools, techniques, products and services, empowering accountants to achieve their best. Over 15 years, he has grown the company to a multi-million-euro turnover business and established OmniPro as Ireland’s largest independent provider of CPD for accountants.

    Des speaks regularly, at national and international fora, on practice development, auditing, accounting, company law and regulation. He is passionate about bringing innovation to the profession and empowering accountants to achieve what they want in their careers and practice.