The Chart of Accounts (COA) is at the heart of a government’s financial management system. It enables fiscal controls, discipline, and transparency while supporting performance and policy management. It likewise facilitates reporting and data analysis. A carefully designed unified COA is a prerequisite for Public Financial Management modernization and digitalization.

The Chart of Accounts (COA) Course is designed to help government financial managers explore the fundamental design criteria for creating a modern and effective COA. Through this course, participants will learn how a well-designed COA can streamline reporting, provide global visibility and improve compliance.

Course Objectives

  • Explore fundamental design criteria for creating a forward-thinking COA.
  • Learn how a well-designed COA streamlines reporting, provides global visibility and improves compliance.
  • Understand how to leverage FMIS features like roll-ups, reporting, and mapping.

Course Content

  • Designing a COA
  • Harmonizing budget and accounting classifications
  • Standard classification systems like the Government Finance Statistics (GFS) and Classification of the Functions of Government (COFOG)
  • Configuring a COA
  • Mapping and migrating a COA

Target Audience

  • PFM consultants
  • GRP Consultants
  • Business Analysts
  • Civil Servants
Dates On Demand
Length 0.5 Days
Pace Self Paced
Fees $50 (Introductory Price)
Language English

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