GASB Basic Financial Statements for State and Local Governments

Course Details

Date

Friday, March 22, 2019

5:30am – 1:00pm
(Registration: 5:00am)

Field of Study

Accounting (Governmental)

Course Number

4181260E

CPE Credit

8.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge

Advanced

Vendor

CalCPA Education Foundation

Prerequisites

An understanding of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

Description

Build an understanding of GASB 34 and receive an update of GASB-related pronouncements, exposure drafts, and future agenda items.

The impact of GASB Statement No. 34, Basic Financial Statements—and Management's Discussion and Analysis—for State and Local Governments continues to reverberate in California.

Review concepts from a California Special District's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, such as basic financial statement formats, reconciliation of government-wide financial statements to the fund's financial statements and note disclosures and infrastructure capital assets.

In addition, study the new GASB Pension and OPEB  Standards in an exercise using actuarial accounting valuations and the resulting note disclosures.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.

Highlights

  • GASB 63 and 65, Financial Reporting of Deferred Outflows of Resources, Deferred Inflows of Resources, and Net Position and Items Previously Reported as Assets and Liabilities
  • COSO for Smaller Entities and Governments
  • GASB 34
  • Survey of California cities and counties
  • New GASB Pension and OPEB Standards up to GASB 87

Objectives

  • Identify basic GASB;financial statements.
  • Determine key technical elements, as well as analytical and statistical metrics.
  • Recognize accounting, financial reporting and disclosure issues.
  • Identify GASB pronouncements, exposure drafts and future agenda items.
  • Determine internal controls for government and audit risk assessments using a risk-based audit approach with the COSO framework.
  • Identify and review the new Pension and OPEB  Standards including GASB Statement No. 68.
  • Identify the components of a California Special District's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Designed For

CPAs, governmental accountants and financial professionals.

Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

$245.00
Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

$375.00
Your Price $375.00

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