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First-time adoption of standards for Canadian not-for-profit organizations

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

This CPD webinar is for Canadian CPAs only!

Are you preparing general-purpose financial statements for not-for-profit organizations for the first time?

Then this CPD webinar will guide you with the application of Accounting Standards for Not-for-profit Organizations in preparing general-purpose financial statements for not-for-profit organizations for the first time.

Financial statements for not-for-profit organizations are designed to meet the common information needs of external users of financial information about a not-for-profit organization. This Online Course describes standards, their sources, and what specific rules are used for first adopting the standard.

This CPD course is a resource that will help preparers of financial statements and accounting practitioners in exercising their professional judgment as to the first-time implementation for not-for-profit organizations. It outlines an easy-to-understand step-by-step procedure for first-time adoption and examines the many factors that not-for-profit organizations need to carefully consider when implementing this standard.

Major topics covered in this CPD Accounting Online Course:

  • Basic concepts, scope, and applicability of accounting for not-for-profit organizations. 
  • Planning the approach: accounting policies and decision criteria.
  • Sizing up the impacts of implementation: questions you need to ask.
  • Specific rules and transitional provisions for first-time adoption.
  • Recognition criteria.
  • Limited exceptions are permitted upon first-time adoption.
  • Setting up the opening balance sheet.
  • Disclosure and presentation requirements.
  • Notes to financial statements.

Learning Objectives

  • To analyze how to become acquainted with the latest information regarding the first-time adoption of not-for-profit organizations.
  • To discuss the overall guidance on accounting and reporting for not-for-profit organizations.
  • To review the application of first-time adoption rules and exceptions.
  • To inspect how to build the initial balance sheet.
  • To review the recognition, measurement, and presentation constraints.
  • To discuss the disclosure and presentation requirements.
  • To analyze how to write the appropriate Notes.
  • To know the unique disclosure and presentation requirements of first-time adoption for not-for-profit organizations.

Recommended For

  • This online CPD course is recommended for Canadian CPAs and other accounting professionals who want to understand the application of Accounting Standards for Not-for-profit Organizations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CPD Credit of Accounting for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 2 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

Presenter

About Presenter

Michel Morley

Founder, Mike Morley

Mike Morley is a Certified Public Accountant and a recognized authority in the field of finance with more than 25 years experience in finance, including SOX and IFRS implementation.

An entertaining and informative speaker and trainer, Mike is the author of:

“IFRS Simplified” which provides a jump start for accountants and finance executives who want to quickly and easily get up to date on IFRS.

 “Sarbanes-Oxley Simplified” which is an easy-to-read explanation of the requirements of the U.S. legislation that makes CEO's & CFO's personally responsible for the accuracy of their company's financial statements.

“Financial Statement Analysis Simplified” which translates the accounting language of financial statements into clear, easy-to-understand terms that anyone who needs to make well-informed financial decisions quickly will appreciate.

Faq

FAQs content

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