Knowledge GAAP: The Fundamentals of Governmental Accounting for Non-Accountants

CPE Credits: 
2
Session Time: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:10am
Room: 
Ferrara Theater
Field of Study: 
Accounting – Governmental
Level: 
Basic
Description: 

Does it seem like the accountants in your organization speak a foreign language? Come learn how to say "hello" and "I am not an accountant" in accountant-speak! At least you'll be able to ask directions to the water-fountain when you visit "governmental-accounting-land." This session will explain some of the fundamental differences between private sector and governmental accounting, provide an explanation of why those differences arose, communicate what you need to know to understand the basics of governmental accounting, and provide an overview of topics covered on the Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) exam related to accounting, auditing, and financial reporting.

Speakers: 
Moderator
Assistant Finance Director/Controller
City of Fort Worth, TX
Speaker
Former Director of Technical Services
GFOA
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