Accounting and Financial Reporting

Enterprise Fund Accounting

Course Overview

Title

Enterprise Fund Accounting

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisite

Accounting — Governmental

Field of Study

Accounting — Governmental

Topics

Accounting and Financial Reporting

Format

Offered as a Group-Live Class

CPE

8

This seminar is designed to familiarize participants with features of accounting and financial reporting for enterprise funds and stand-alone business-type activities that differ from private-sector theory and practice.

Updated to include GASB Statement No. 86, Certain Debt Extinguishment Issues; GASB Statement No. 88, Certain Disclosures Related to Debt Including Direct Borrowings and Direct Placements; GASB Statement No. 89, Accounting for Interest Cost Incurred before the End of a Construction Period; and GASB Statement No. 91, Conduit Debt Obligations.

Learning Objectives

Those who successfully complete this seminar should be able to identify and record:

  • Capital asset impairments
  • Debt issuance, classification, and refunding
  • Pensions and other postemployment benefits
  • Compensated absences
  • Arbitrage
  • Tap fees, impact fees, payments in lieu of taxes
  • Optional specialized accounting for regulated industries
  • Service concession arrangements (public/private partnerships – P3’s)
  • Allocation of primary government liabilities
  • Acquiring capital assets within the same reporting entity
  • Reclassifications needed for stand-alone reporting

Participants should be able to identify the contents of a comprehensive annual financial report for an enterprise fund or stand-alone business-type activity 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.

Who Will Benefit

CFO/Finance Director

Controller

Accountant

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.