Accounting and Financial Reporting

Accounting and Financial Reporting for Investments

Course Overview

Title

Accounting and Financial Reporting for Investments

Level

Advanced

Prerequisite

Accounting and financial reporting professionals with at least two years of governmental experience, and investment professionals interested in understanding the accounting for investments

Field of Study

Accounting — Governmental

Topics

Accounting and Financial Reporting

Format

Offered as a Group-Live Class

CPE

8

The course will take a comprehensive look at the common investment instruments, including the accounting and required note disclosures for financial reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The materials will familiarize the participants with a variety of investment instruments, the purpose and the risks associated with each type of instrument, the process for valuing an investment, and the relevant accounting and note disclosures.

Learning Objectives

Those who successfully complete this seminar should be able to:

  • Identify the common investment instruments utilized by governments
  • Understand the purpose and risks associated with each instrument
  • Identify the various approaches and techniques for valuing investments
  • Understand the process for determining fair value
  • Identify the appropriate accounting and note disclosures for investments

Who Will Benefit

CFO/Finance Director

Controller

Accountant

Treasurer

Schedule and Sample Agenda

Format

Agenda

CPE

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Group Live

8 CPE

8 Hours

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Scheduled Offerings

Format / Location

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, GFOA has cancelled all Group-Live training events through September 2021.

Course Instructors

This course is taught by finance officers and other industry experts.