Finance Training (for non-finance team) : FMCG Training Course

About the course

This 2 x half day course is designed for all non-finance managers handling P&Ls or budgets.

The course covers:

  • Money flows and the 3 financial statements
  • Traditional consumer goods P&Ls
  • Key ratios for consumer goods
  • Understanding the importance of cash and our influence over it
  • Principles of VAT
  • Forecasting and its importance
  • How to manage a budget

Delegates will take away an introductory understanding and appreciation of the 3 financial statements, important accounting concepts and ratios, and the key factors they must consider when handling business money.

Our Finance course is taught by Kate Coles. Graze, innocent, TUI are just a few finance functions that Kate has managed. A qualified accountant, Kate has spent the last 12 years working in-house in high growth businesses. After starting her career at KPMG, she went on to lead teams at a number of consumer brands of varying sizes, most recently Graze.

Designed for

We highly recommend that anyone handling a P&L has this level of financial education.



All our training is digitally held.


£520 + VAT per space or £495 + VAT per space for Community members

If you are a member, get in touch to book your space.

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