Students on the University of Hull Executive MBA intake 35, will be welcoming back to Bahrain their next lecturer Graeme Reid who will be investigating further accounting and finance for managers module between the 29th March-1st April in Bahrain.
This module is designed to acquaint managers with the work that their accountants and financial managers should do for their organisation. From the outset it must be stressed that there is no wish to make you into accountants. It takes three or more years to train as an accountant!
The overall service that accountants and financial managers should perform for Management is the provision of information. The information will usually be in financial terms but that need not always be true. In recent years (particularly since the financial crisis of 2007-2008 Management Accountants have also been vital members of the organisation’s management team, contributing to strategy and decision making.
Why should managers want information?
There are three main purposes:
- To report on what has happened;
- To aid in taking decisions;
- To plan and control.
As an accountant of nearly thirty years and a registered auditor, Graeme has experience of Big Four practices and small firm approaches. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and chairman of the local General Practitioner Board. Graeme is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a past President of the Humberside and District Society of Chartered Accountants.
Postgraduate teaching for Graeme Reid has included Accounting for Decisions, Financial Modelling, Business Modelling and Managing Information Technology, Entrepreneurship, Management of Information and Business Innovation. Graeme is currently the Programme Leader for Accounting and Finance courses and involved in admissions