Manj Kalar is public sector finance professional accountant with 30 years’ experience gained across the public sector. Manj has worked across several large UK central government departments implementing accrual accounting for government income (taxes) and expenditure. She led the sub consolidation of Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) for local government. At Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA) Manj led policy responsibility for central government and financial management before becoming global head of Public Sector at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She started her career as a VAT inspector in HM Revenue & Customs. Manj is a professional accountant, FCCA, CPFA and PRINCE 2 practitioner providing consulting advice globally including IPSAS implementation; thought leadership, research and publications, delivering bespoke technical training/ events / conferences. She is also a CIPFA work based learning coach supporting trainee accountants.

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