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Introduction to Government Accounting

  • CGAP
  • CIA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • CFE
Introduction to Government Accounting

2 Credits


Subject Area

Accounting (Govt.)

Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit of Accounting (Governmental) for all CPAs

2 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

2 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

2 CPE credit for Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)

2 CPE credit for Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs)

2 CPE credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)

2 CPE credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

This Course is Also Available in Self Study (On-Demand)

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Course Description

Government organizations are different from private sector establishments. Consequently, they have different features, objectives and functions, which explain their methods of information, and dissemination and stewardship accounting.

This CPE webinar for CPAs is designed to introduce participants to the basic concepts of government accounting. Participants will be introduced to various government accounting concepts including: GASB standards, fund accounting, the types of government funds, government-wide accounting, and financial statements for government entities including CAFR requirement.

This Online CPE Webinar covers following Key Topics:

  • GASB standards
  • Fund accounting
  • Types of government funds

Who should attend:

This CPE webinar would be appropriate for, CPAs, CMAs, CGMAs, CIAs, CFEs, CFOs, CEOs, employees, managers, staff accountants and anyone who is interested in obtaining a basic understanding of government accounting.

You might be interested in our following webinars and packages:

1. Yellow Book Package

2. Webinars related to Government Accounting and Auditing

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the basic concepts of government accounting
  • To recognize the conceptual framework and unique issues for governmental accounting and reporting,
  • To explain the characteristics of each fund type and why funds are used in government,
  • To explain the history of governmental accounting standard-setting,
  • To identify the five types of funds in the governmental category,
  • To describe the governmental proprietary fund classifications used for financial reporting,
  • To explain the GASB guidance for using fiduciary funds,
  • To define the significant characteristics and components of the governmental reporting model, and
  • To describe the primary objectives and strategy for managing governmental services.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Auditors
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • CEO
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • CFO/Controller
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Young CPA