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Current Assets and Asset Valuation

  • Accountant
  • CPA/ABV
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CGFM
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CFA
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • MAFF
  • CIPM
  • CBA/MCBA
  • FPAC
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: March, 2022

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Accounts receivable & uncollectible
    1 mins
  • Percent of credit sales
    11 mins
  • Caterpillars financial services
    24 mins
  • Footnotes to the financial statements
    49 mins
  • Tax benefits of LIFO vs. Average/FIFO
    75 mins

Course Description

The term current assets will represent all the assets of the firm that are expected to be easily sold, utilized, consumed, or exhausted through the company’s or standard business operations which can lead to their conversion into cash value within a single year.

The sub-division of financial statements and the valuation of assets are two of the most important elements in the development of modern financial statements. The purpose of this CPE course is to explore methods for the recognition, grouping, and valuation of assets on the balance sheet.

Speaker Jamie Pratt in this CPE webinar focuses on how companies manage and account for the primary current assets such as accounts receivable, inventory, and some investments.

Major topics highlighted in this Accounting CPE webinar:

  • An overview of accounts receivable and bad debts accounting.  
  • An overview of inventory accounting.
  • Inventory accounting for manufacturers.
  • Inventory accounting: cost flow assumptions.
  • Asset valuation methods.

This CPE course also provides a broad discussion of the general ways in which assets are depicted on financial statements. The financial statements and the footnotes of the companies featured in this course include Caterpillar Financial, Caterpillar Manufacturing, John Deere, Nordstrom, Yahoo, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.

Learning Objectives

  • To analyze how receivables appear on the balance sheet and explain how bad debts are accounted for. 
  • To discuss the four basic issues involved in accounting for merchandise inventory.
  • To differentiate raw materials, work in process and finished goods, and explain how costs are attached to the inventory account as products move through the manufacturing process and are eventually sold.
  • To analyze the three primary inventory cost flow assumptions and how they affect both the balance sheet and the income statement.
  • To explain the basic asset valuation approaches and how each approach affects the financial statements.

Recommended For

  • This accounting CPE course for CPAs is recommended for CPA (US), CMA, CIA, QIAL, IAP, CFE, CVA, ABV, CBA/MCBA, CGFM, FPAC, CFA, CIPM, CFF, Accountants, Staff of Accounting Firms, and other Accounting Professionals desiring to understand how companies manage and account for the primary current assets such as accounts receivable, inventory, and some investments.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CPD Credit of Financial Reporting for Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Asset valuation for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Financial Accounting for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Financial Reporting for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Accounting for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Financial accounting for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 2 PL Credit for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 2 PL Credit for Certificate In Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Financial accounting for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 2 CRE Credit for Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC)
  • 2 General Credit for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Master Analyst In Financial Forensics (MAFF)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Lambers, Inc.

, Lambers, Inc.

Lambers Financial is a leader in providing E-learning courses for accounting professionals looking to achieve the industry's most recognized designations such as the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Enrolled Agent (EA). Accounting and finance professionals around the world incorporate Lambers products into their training programs.

Lambers CPA Review was started by Vincent W. Lambers in July of 1966 in Boston, MA. The first class had six students and from that point, the program grew to be the largest live instruction CPA Review program in New England. The Lambers teaching method of illustrations, examples and working problems has helped over 250,000 candidates pass the CPA Exam since that first class in 1966.

Today, Lambers review courses deliver that same successful teaching style to exam candidates via online video, unique adaptive testing software, and textbooks. Over the last two decades, we've expanded our offerings to include the Enrolled Agent (EA), an extensive library of both IRS approved continuing education (CE) courses (including the IRS Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course for registered tax professionals), and NASBA approved continuing professional education (CPE).

See why Lambers Financial has remained a leader in professional education for over fifty years! Visit our website today to check out our full line of review courses and titles.

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Ratings and Review

4.4

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Stephen Mathews, CPA (US)

Aug 5th, 2022

The materials were informative and the instructor was very good. However, the sheer volume of slides (647) made self-study more difficult than it needed to be.

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John Skouberdis, CPA (US)

Oct 11th, 2021

Very well presented but does not apply to me.

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