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Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update

Author/Moderator: Lynda Dennis, Ph.D., CPA, CGFO
Publisher: AICPA
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Fulfill your CPE and Yellow Book requirements while updating your governmental accounting and auditing knowledge. This comprehensive, interactive course will bring your skills up-to-date with industry standards for recent GASB, OMB, AICPA, and Yellow Book developments.

Included in this course are the most recently issued GASB statements on pensions and OPEB, interactive case studies to guide you through pension expense calculations, and an exclusive video segment featuring expert speakers from the Private Company Council, Deloitte & Touche, and the AICPA Audit & Attest Standards Team.

Key Topics:

  • Federal government activities
  • Accounting standards updates
  • ASB Clarity Project
  • AICPA activities and emerging issues related to government entities
  • GASB activities

Learning Objectives:
This course will allow you to:

  • Implement the most recent GASB requirements for governmental accounting and auditing
  • Apply key OMB and Yellow Book requirements
  • Follow recent activities of the AICPA

Who Will Benefit?
CPAs who audit governmental entities, as well as accounting and finance personnel for state and local governments

Prerequisite: Basic knowledge and experience in governmental accounting and auditing

Advance Preparation: None

This product includes a course manual, plus, a 97 minute video, which includes 3 separate segments relating to chapters within the manual. AICPA has assembled subject matter experts to discuss what matters most to those within the accounting and auditing profession, as well as what is expected to come in the future, from a regulatory and statutory standpoint.  Discussions are led and moderated by Lynda M. Dennis, CPA, CGFO, Ph.D, who is a lecturer at the University of Central Florida. Speakers include the following (listed in order of appearance): Diane E. Edelstein, CPA - Partner, Maher Duessel CPAs; David R. Bean, CPA - Director of Research and Technical Activities, GASB; Ahava Goldman, CPA - Senior Technical Manager, Audit and Attest Standards Team, AICPA. This product is designed to be used by first viewing the specific video segment, and then, returning to the course manual to read the chapter relating to the same topic as the video.

NASBA Field of Study: Accounting and Auditing (Governmental)
Level: Update
Recommended CPE Credit: Text 6.5; Text with Video 8; Online with Video 7.5
Yellow Book Hours: Text 6.5; Text with Video 8; Online with Video 7.5
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