Code Date Venue Early Bird Fee Fee
PE1515 06 - 09 Dec 2021 Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) SGD 2299 SGD 2499 Remind me of Course Dates
PE1515 06 - 09 Dec 2021 Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) USD 1799 USD 1999 Remind me of Course Dates

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Code

PE1515

Date

06 - 09 Dec 2021

Venue

Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

Early Bird Fee

SGD 2299

Fee

SGD 2499

Code

PE1515

Date

06 - 09 Dec 2021

Venue

Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

Early Bird Fee

USD 1799

Fee

USD 1999

About this Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

This intermediate level 4 half-day Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) course examines auditing concepts, principles and practices specific to the international Exploration & Production sector. Course participants will gain an insight into audit planning methodology, a detailed understanding of audit methodology relating to complex audit issues. This VILT course will also impart hands-on application that can be implemented in the workplace with immediate results. The VILT course will also provide insights into Joint Operating Agreements (JOA) and Production Sharing Contracts (PSC) and highlight their differences.

By the end of this VILT course, participants will:

  • Gain an improved insight into the major areas of expenditure and the audit issues that frequently arise in a joint venture audit
  • Understand drilling operations and the audit risks arising from cost allocations
  • Understand the main agreements (JOA and PSC) used in the industry
  • Understand the distinct roles of the joint venture auditor and government auditor
  • Gain a hands-on ability to analyse a transaction listing (JADE) for audit planning
  • Be able to apply knowledge to audit fieldwork such as raising audit queries and evaluating audit evidence
  • Understand the audit close out process
  • Understand the audit reporting process

This VILT course is intended for:

  • Audit staff who require a more in-depth understanding of audit methodology
  • Audit staff with an audit background but new to the oil and gas industry
  • Industry regulators who want to gain an understanding of the audit process
  • Finance personnel new to the oil and gas industry who need to understand the specialist disciplines that comprise as well as the oil and gas company finance function

This VILT course will be delivered online in 4 half-day sessions comprising 4 hours per day, with 2 breaks of 10 minutes per day.

Course Duration: 4 half-day sessions, 4 hours per session (20 hours in total).

Your expert course leader is a Chartered Accountant with 20 years’ experience in professional services. He has worked for a decade of that time in academia and advised clients in the oil & gas and mining industries. He is the Founder and Managing Director of specialist consultancies, providing management consulting and training & development services.

In his consulting career, he has been involved in the audit of some of the largest projects in Australia including the North West Shelf, Browse, Wheatstone and Ichthys. He has also undertaken various consulting assignments in Africa and Asia representing international oil and gas companies. This has involved leading teams of international consultants from around the world. These engagements typically involve a comprehensive knowledge of joint venture accounting, joint operating agreements, production sharing contracts, drilling operations, vendor contracts and costing methodologies. The larger projects have complex overhead allocation issues and require particular focus on the allocation of drilling costs such as rig charges, supply vessel costs, fuel charges, drilling materials (casing, drilling fluids, cement, etc.) and other drilling services.

Prior to starting his own company, he held the role of Financial Controller at Tribune Resources at a time when the company was transforming from a junior explorer to a highly profitable producer. He spent a decade in academia holding the position of Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of Western Australia (UWA) until late 2014. Prior to UWA, he worked at Curtin University. The academic roles involved both teaching and research in accounting and auditing. He is currently Adjunct faculty at the University of New South Wales in the MBA program, teaching courses in Accounting & Financial Management and Corporate Finance.

He has extensive experience with executive education. He has taught senior executives of CNOOC (Chinese National Oil Company) courses in joint venture accounting and auditing. He has taught senior executives from BHP Billiton, Horizon Power, Clough Engineering, Deloitte Consulting, among others, courses in accounting and financial management for executive with non-finance background. He has also conducted audit seminars for senior management of the Australian Taxation Office and has also conducted seminars for KPMG and PwC.

He has been involved as a workshop and Masterclass facilitator with the Chartered Accountants post-graduate program in Australia and Asia since 2001. He has delivered training in a diverse range of topics such as financial reporting, strategic management accounting, applied finance and auditing.

He is a graduate of the University of Western Australia with a BCom(First Class Honours) and a PhD from Curtin University in Intellectual Capital Management. He is an active member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

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