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Friday, October 1, 2021 Live Webcast

Introduction to Governmental Accounting (X4-3347472)

2:00 PM - 3:50 PM EDT
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2.0 CPE Credits in AA

OVERVIEW

Governmental accounting is very unique. This course will introduce the financial reporting basics for governments, including fund accounting and modified accrual accounting. We will discuss budgetary accounting and the use of encumbrances. We will review the rules on exchange and nonexchange transactions. We’ll also analyze the layouts of the fund financial statements as well as the government-wide financial statements. The class will also cover the concept of component units and close the accounting section with a discussion on the concepts of Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) and other RSI that are specific to governmental entities.

DESIGNED FOR

Practitioners new to governmental accounting

BENEFITS

  • Describe the unique accounting principles and transactions applicable to governmental entities

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Accounting
  • Governmental entities

 

COURSE LEVEL

Basic

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints. anne.taylor@acpen.com, (972-377-8199).

INSTRUCTOR

Melisa Galasso

Melisa F. Galasso, CPA

AICPA

Melisa Galasso is the founder of Galasso Learning Solutions. She specializes in creating custom training courses that promote genuine learning and drive improved outcomes. Melisa teaches courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing, including not for profit and governmental accounting, as well as courses dealing with essential professional and soft skills. Her goal is to customize each course to deliver exceptional return on investment by leaving each participant with actionable takeaways and clear means to apply what was learned. Melisa monitors regulatory bodies for changes in auditing and accounting guidance and serves as a subject matter expert in implementing the updated guidance. She is a member of and frequent instructor for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA), and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA). Melisa serves on the Board of NCACPA’s Charlotte Chapter and is chair of the A&A Committee for the NCACPA. She was recognized as a Super CPA by Virginia Business Magazine in 2007 and received the 2013 Women to Watch - Emerging Leader Award from the NCACPA and AICPA. She is also a graduate of the 2014 class of the AICPA’s Leadership Academy. Melisa received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and International Business from Georgetown University.

PRICING

$79.00 - Member

$109.00 - Nonmember

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