Sun 6th Aug 2017 9:30am

Members £175 + VAT + booking fee Non members £225 + VAT + booking fee

This course runs over a day


Course Summary

An overview of the budgeting process from a locations perspective.

Who is this for?

This is a course aimed at assistant location managers hoping to step up, location managers who have recently stepped up but need reassurance over their budgeting, and even for assistant location managers who just want an understanding of the budgeting process so they can help their Location managers.

How will it benefit my career?

Increased Knowledge. By the end of the day, attendees will understand what an accountant and Line Producer need from a budget and hints and tricks to prevent calculation errors.

Skills to be covered

Budgeting process including:

  • Common pitfalls
  • Things to consider when budgeting
  • How to estimate costs
  • What the accountant and line producer need from the budget
  • How the budget should be presented
  • Excel hints and tricks to create budget without calculation errors

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Booking Terms & Conditions

In 2005, I gave up a career as a qualified accountant to start again as a trainee in Production Accounting. I have worked my way up to Financial Controller over that time working in most roles within the accounts department on my way. I have worked on projects of all sizes from micro-budgets to the studio blockbusters, experiencing all levels of rules and regulations.  

Becca Wolf, Production Accountant, Entebbe, Juliet, Naked and The Secret Garden

Excellent presentation and process, very knowledgeable and informative. Far exceeded expectations!

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Forthcoming Courses

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