Advanced Financial Reporting

Training Type: 
Live Training
Course Status: 
Repeat Offering
Date and Time: 
Jan 15 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm  PST
Jan 16 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm  PST
Region: 
Pacific
Location: 

Newport Beach, CA (Hyatt Regency Newport Beach)

1107 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA 92660
United States
Phone: 
+1 (949) 729-6115
Instructions: 
Guests are able to reserve a room two ways: 1. By Phone: Call our central reservation line at (888)421-1442 and referencing the Government Finance Officers Assn room block 2. Online: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/GFOA15
Level: 
Advanced
Field of Study: 
Accounting – Governmental
Member Price: 
$580.00
Non-Member Price: 
$790.00
Who Will Benefit: 

Accounting and financial reporting professionals who have prepared, or wish to be able to prepare, a comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

Program Description: 

Participants will examine in detail the format and contents of a CAFR prepared in accordance with both generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the program requirements of the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program

[Note: This program is an expanded form of the GFOA’s one-day seminar on Preparing a CAFR.]

Seminar Objectives: 

Those who successfully complete the seminar should be able to:

  • Identify the three basic sections of a CAFR and the essential components of each;
  • Differentiate basic financial statements, required supplementary information, and other supplementary information within a CAFR;
  • Identify the basic elements of a letter of transmittal;
  • Identify the appropriate elements to include in management’s discussion and analysis;
  • Format each of the basic financial statements;
  • Classify data in each of the basic financial statements;
  • Properly apply commonly misunderstood note disclosure requirements;
  • Format combining and individual fund statements; and
  • Prepare required statistical presentations.
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