Preparing a CAFR

Training Type: 
Live Training
Course Status: 
Repeat Offering
Date and Time: 
Dec 10 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm  CST

San Antonio, TX (DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown)

502 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78207
United States
+1 (210) 224-7155
Field of Study: 
Accounting – Governmental
CPE Credits: 
Member Price: 
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Program Description: 

Participants will examine 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.

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;
  • Identify the basic elements of a letter of transmittal;
  • Identify the appropriate elements to include in management’s discussion and analysis;
  • Identify all of the basic financial statements and the essential elements of each;
  • Identify combining and individual fund statements and their essential elements;
  • Identify required supplementary information;
  • Correctly interpret certain key note disclosure requirements that are commonly misunderstood; and
  • Identify all required statistical presentations