Advanced Governmental Accounting

Training Type: 
Live Training
Course Status: 
Repeat Offering
Date and Time: 
Nov 13 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm  CST
Nov 14 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm  CST
Region: 
Central
Location: 

Chicago Office

203 N. LaSalle St Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60601
United States
Level: 
Advanced
Field of Study: 
Accounting – Governmental
CPE Credits: 
16
Member Price: 
$580.00
Non-Member Price: 
$790.00
Prerequisite: 

Accounting and financial reporting professionals with at least two years of governmental experience, or who have attended the GFOA’s Intermediate Governmental Accounting seminar or an equivalent program.

Who Will Benefit: 

Anyone involved in preparing or auditing state or local government financial statements.

Program Description: 

This seminar examines in detail selected topics in governmental accounting and financial reporting. 

Seminar Objectives: 

Those who successfully complete this seminar should gain a basic understanding of the appropriate accounting and financial reporting for:

  • Capital assets;
  • Debt;
  • Investments and derivatives;
  • Pensions and other postemployment benefits;
  • Grants;
  • Risk financing;
  • Compensated absences;
  • Lease accounting;
  • Conversion and consolidation;
  • Termination benefits;
  • Joint ventures and similar arrangements;
  • Landfills and pollution remediation;
  • Escheat property;
  • Sales and pledges of receivables and future revenues;
  • Government combinations and transfers of operations;
  • Nonexchange financial guarantees;
  • Service concession arrangements (public/private partnerships – P3’s);   
  • Arbitrage accounting; and
  • Bankruptcies.

PARTICIPANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING WITH THEM A COPY OF THEIR GOVERNMENT’S COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT.