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Accounting for Liabilities – Estimation and Valuation

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Christopher Demaline, CFEs, CMA, CPA

Central Arizona College

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | 01:00 PM EDT

  • CMA
  • CPA
  • CVA
  • CFE

1.5 Credits


Subject Area


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Course Description

Due to the critical nature of Fair Value Measurement (ASC 820), accountants skilled in performing valuations and fair value determinations are not only of greater value to their companies, but are primed to expand and enhance their career opportunities. Correct asset valuation is a key element of good financial reporting. Issues with accounts receivables, inventory and securities are typically among the top 10 reasons why publicly traded companies restate earnings.

This course focuses on the accounting-related complexities for estimated liabilities and contingent liabilities. Customer loyalty programs, warranties, asset retirement obligations, and other examples are discussed.Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) recognition and disclosure methods are also presented.

This course will serve as a guide for accounting and finance professionals who need to fully understand how to prepare and interpret financial reports.

Learning Objectives

  • To recognize liabilities related to economic transactions.
  • To recognize valuation methods used when accounting for estimated liabilities
  • To identify accounting principles related to liabilities
  • To identify examples of estimated liabilities

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounts Director
  • Bookkeeper
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Cloud Accountants
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Senior Accountant
  • VP Accounts
  • VP Finance
  • Young CPA


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