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Fundamentals of Governmental Accounting and Reporting
CPE Self-study

Fundamentals of Governmental Accounting and Reporting

Featuring real-life examples of CAFR, financial statements and updates of recent GASB standards, this course offers underlying concepts and shows you how they are applied.

$135 - $195
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Format

Online, Text

NASBA Field of Study

Accounting (Governmental)

Level

Intermediate

CPE Credits

7

Author(s)

Bruce Chase

Availability

 Business & partner 
Learning Outcomes
  • Identify unique aspects of the governmental environment.
  • Identify the governmental fund types and fund categories.
  • Apply the appropriate MFBA (Measurement Focus and Basis of Accounting) to fund accounting & reporting
  • Determine how to classify, measure, and report governmental revenues and expenditures.
  • Recognize the financial reporting structure used by governments.
  • Distinguish the format and reporting requirements for government-wide financial statements.
  • Recognize special purpose governments.
  • Identify the impact of capital assets and long-term liabilities at the fund reporting level as well as government-wide financial statement level.
Key Topics
  • The governmental environment and GAAP
  • Fund accounting and the financial reporting model
  • Budgeting
  • MFBA
  • Revenues and expenditures
  • Governmental, proprietary, and fiduciary funds
  • Government-wide financial statements
  • CAFR
  • Special purpose governments
  • Deferred outflows of resources and deferred inflows of resources
Product Details

Get the refresher you need.

Are you new to the governmental arena or need a refresher to keep up with changes?

Featuring the foundational tenets of governmental accounting and reporting in today's environment, this CPE course covers more than just buzzwords.

In addition to real−life examples of CAFR, financial statements and updates of recent GASB standards, this course offers underlying concepts and shows you how they are applied.

Who Will Benefit
  • Accounting and finance professionals working in the state and local government environment
  • Auditors with state and local government clients who seek a refresher in fundamental governmental accounting and reporting concepts.
Pricing
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Nonmembers
Online
$175.00
Text
$195.00
AICPA Members
Online
$135.00
Text
$155.00

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Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
7
Text
7
NASBA Field of Study
Accounting (Governmental)
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Knowledge of state and local governments
Access
Online
This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 1 year after purchase date.
Yellow Book Hours
5
Instructors
Bruce Chase
Ph.D., CPA
Bruce W. Chase, professor of accounting, is in his twenty-fifth year of service at Radford University. He earned both his MBA and Ph.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is also the Director of the University's Governmental and Nonprofit Assistance Center (GNAC). The GNAC provides support for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) national Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) program. Prior to joining the faculty of Radford University, Bruce spent over 15 years in governmental and nonprofit accounting. He began his career with the Auditor of Public Accounts and then with Coopers and Lybrand. He served as Treasurer of Virginia Commonwealth University and later as chief financial officer of Southern Seminary College. Bruce has written numerous articles on governmental and nonprofit accounting and is a frequent speaker on these topics. He has authored two national educational courses dealing with governmental and nonprofit accounting for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He also does extensive training on governmental accounting and reporting issues. He was awarded the Association of Government Accountants' (AGA) National Education and Training Award in 2002, outstanding service award from the VGFOA in 2000 and the VSCPA's Broadus Award in 1997.
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Fundamentals of Governmental Accounting and Reporting
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