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Basic Concepts of Governmental Accounting, Financial Reporting and Auditing (4151646C)
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Gain a primer on governmental accounting and financial reporting by reviewing auditing and internal controls, as well as governmental fund accounting and budgeting. We'll cover GASB pronouncement updates, especially GASB 34; review published financial reports to strengthen your learning; and examine a case study on a California city that will emphasize the governmental accounting and financial reporting model.

3/16/2016
When: 3/16/2016
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Webcast/Webinar
Presenter: Gary M. Caporicci, CPA, CGFM, CFF
Contact: April Deneault
801-834-6634


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Gain a primer on governmental accounting and financial reporting by reviewing auditing and internal controls, as well as governmental fund accounting and budgeting. We'll cover GASB pronouncement updates, especially GASB 34; review published financial reports to strengthen your learning; and examine a case study on a California city that will emphasize the governmental accounting and financial reporting model.
 

Objectives:

Identify the basics of governmental accounting and financial reporting, including Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
Recall and review GASB No. 34.
Recognize governmental auditing issues, including internal controls.
Determine requirements for compliance audits.
Identify updated GASB pronouncements.
Determine the differences between governmental and business accounting.

 

Major Subjects:

Governmental environment: Cities, counties, special districts and other agencies
Fund accounting
Budgeting
GASB 34 financial reporting
Measurement focus and basis of accounting
Auditing of governments: Review and evaluation of internal controls
AICPA standards and Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards update

 

Designed For:

Professionals who work in government and public accounting interested in a basic understanding of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

 

Prerequisite: None

 

Advanced Prep: None

  

Speaker: Gary M. Caporicci, CPA, CGFM, CFF

Vendor: CalCPA

Field of Study: Governmental A&A

Level: Basic

CPE Credit: 8 Hours

Acronym: GAFRA

 

Registration Fees:

Members: $275

Nonmembers: $375

 

Meet the Speaker:

 Gary M. Caporicci, CPA, CGFM, CFF, is a senior partner and co-founder of Caporicci ; Larson, Inc. Certified Public Accountants, a subsidiary of MarcumLLP. Mr. Caporicci has over 30 years of audit and management experience and is responsible for the Firm's Auditing and Accounting practice. Mr. Caporicci has extensive experience and knowledge in auditing and consulting for many government agencies. He has authored many audit and accounting courses and has been a frequent speaker and lecturer at many professional organizations. He is a Core Adjunct Professor at National University teaching government accounting, auditing and other upper division and graduate courses. In 2006, Mr. Caporicci was awarded Instructor of the Year for California CPA Education Foundation. He participated as a member of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Task Force on Deposits and Investment Risks Disclosure (GASB No.40) and is a member of the Governing Council of the California Society of CPAs. In 2010, Mr. Caporicci was awarded The Conference Volunteer of the Year for California CPA Education Foundation.  Mr. Caporicci has written AICPA Accounting and Audit Guides for government and construction. In addition he has authored and instructed many governmental seminars and conferences.  Mr. Caporicci's was Chair of the California Committee on Municipal Accounting , Chair of the California Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee and Chair and speaker of CalCPA's Governmental Accounting and Auditing Conference.  He is also a member of the CalCPA Council and National Reviewer for the Government Finance Officers Association.

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