Enterprise Fund Accounting

Training Type: 
Live Training
Course Status: 
Repeat Offering
Date and Time: 
Aug 14 2019 - 8:30am to 4:30pm  CDT

Minneapolis, MN (Hyatt Regency Minneapolis)

1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
United States
Field of Study: 
Accounting – Governmental
CPE Credits: 
Member Price: 
Non-Member Price: 

Basic understanding of private-sector accounting and financial reporting.

Assistant Director for Training
Assistant Director for Training, Technical Services, GFOA
Finance Director
City of Lake Elmo, MN
Who Will Benefit: 

Accounting and auditing professionals involved with enterprise funds or stand-alone business-type activities.

Program Description: 

Updated to include GASB Statement No. 86, Certain DebExtinguishment Issues; GASB Statement No. 88, Certain Disclosures Related to Debt Including Direct Borrowings and Direct PlacementsGASB Statement No. 89, Accounting for InteresCost Incurred before the End of a Construction Periodand GASB Statement No. 91, Conduit Debt Obligations.

Seminar Objectives: 

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.

Topics include:

  • 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; and
  • Reclassifications needed for stand-alone reporting.

It also familiarizes participants with the format and contents of a comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) 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.