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Financial Reporting: Your Guide to Reading Financial Reports (4152875B)
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"A recent IFRS Foundation survey found that 114 of 138 jurisdictions required IFRS for all or most companies. With this global acceptance, and the fact that more than 500 foreign companies are reporting to the SEC using IFRS, you need to be able to read and understand the differences between IFRS and U.S. GAAP financial reports. Most financial professionals will encounter financial reports using IFRS in the upcoming years, so prepare to face the increasing impact. We'll go through an IFRS financ

8/5/2015
When: 8/5/2015
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Where: Webcast/Webinar
Presenter: Bobbe Barnes
Contact: April Deneault
801-834-6634


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A recent IFRS Foundation survey found that 114 of 138 jurisdictions required IFRS for all or most companies. With this global acceptance, and the fact that more than 500 foreign companies are reporting to the SEC using IFRS, you need to be able to read and understand the differences between IFRS and U.S. GAAP financial reports. Most financial professionals will encounter financial reports using IFRS in the upcoming years, so prepare to face the increasing impact. We'll go through an IFRS financial statement and outline basic distinctions between IFRS and U.S. GAAP reports.
Formerly titled: Financial Reporting: Your Guide to Reading IFRS Annual Financial Reports

 
Objectives:

    Identify underlying concepts to preparing a financial report.

    Determine similarities and differences between IFRS financial statement presentation and disclosure requirements and U.S. GAAP requirements.
    Determine basic differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS financial reporting.

 

Major Subjects:


    Financial statements disclosures and presentations
    Review of at least two Annual Financial Reports (IFRS and US GAAP)

      

Designed For:

Accounting and finance professionals, including CPAs, auditors, consultants and financial professionals.
 

Prerequisite: None

Advanced Prep:  Optional: Bring an annual financial report prepared using IFRS or U.S. GAAP.

Speaker: Bobbe Barnes

Vendor: CalCPA

Field of Study:   Accounting & Auditing

Level:  Overview

CPE Credit: 8 Hours

Acronym:   FRUI

 

Registration Fees:

Members: $275

Nonmembers: $375

 

Meet the Speaker:

Bobbe Barnes is an educator and consultant with professional experience in IFRS, US GAAP and certification training around the world. She recently completed nine years overseas working in emerging economies, where she led the team that developed the Certified International Professional Accounting certificate program, comprising training courses and examinations. Ms. Barnes has worked around the world, including the USA, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Russia, Ukraine, Middle East, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia and South Korea. Ms. Barnes is a CPA, a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM). In addition, she is active in the Institute of Management Accountants, having served on the Board of Directors, and is currently serving on the Standing Advisory Committee of the IMA Leadership Academy. Recently, she was a keynote speaker at the International Accounting and Auditing Conference in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and a speaker at the fifth annual Middle East IFRS and Accounting Summit 2009 in Dubai, where she also conducted a full day workshop on Financial Instruments.

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