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Basic Concepts of Governmental Accounting, Financial Reporting and Auditing 4171646B
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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. Understand GASB pronouncements, 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.

 Export to Your Calendar 2/9/2018
When: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Webinar/Webcast
United States
Presenter: Gary M. Caporicci, CPA, CGFM, CFF
Contact: April Deneault
801-466-10941


Online registration is available until: 2/9/2018
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Curriculums:   Governmental Accounting and Auditing,Auditing,Accounting and Financial Statements,Young and Emerging Professionals,Peer Review,Fraud

NASBA Credit Category:  Accounting (Governmental)

CPE Hours:  8

Description

Gain a primer on governmental accounting and financial reporting by reviewing auditing and internal controls, as well as governmental fund accounting and budgeting. Understand GASB pronouncements, 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.

In addition, review the six new GASB pension standards with a class exercise that takes the actuarial accounting valuation to journal entries, to reconciliations, to financial reporting and to note disclosures.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.



Major Subjects

  • Governmental environment: cities, counties, special districts and other agencies
  • Fund accounting
  • Budgeting
  • GASB 34 accounting and financial reporting
  • Measurement focus and basis of accounting
  • Auditing of governments: risk assessment and evaluation of internal controls
  • AICPA Auditing Standards
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for government
  • New GASB pension standards

Objectives

  • Identify the basics of governmental accounting and financial reporting, including a review of a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.(CAFR)
  • Recall and review GASB Statement No. 34.
  • Recognize governmental auditing issues, including risk assessment and internal controls.
  • Determine requirements for compliance audits.
  • Determine the differences between governmental and business accounting.

Level:  Beginning

Designed For

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

Advanced Prep:

None.

Prerequisite

None.

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