Advanced Financial Reporting

Training Type: 
Live Training
Course Status: 
Repeat Offering
Date and Time: 
Apr 30 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm  PDT
May 1 2015 - 8:00am to 4:00pm  PDT
Region: 
Pacific
Location: 

Portland, OR (The Benson)

309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
United States
Phone: 
+1 (503) 471-3939
Level: 
Advanced
Field of Study: 
Accounting – Governmental
CPE Credits: 
16
Member Price: 
$580.00
Non-Member Price: 
$790.00
Speakers: 
Director
GFOA
Deputy Director
GFOA
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.
Registration Form: