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Lease Accounting Fundamentals

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

Published: April, 2022

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Is it a Lease?
    4 mins
  • Consideration of substitution rights
    7 mins
  • short-term lease exception
    16 mins
  • Lessor accounting - Sales type
    27 mins
  • Presentation requirements
    31 mins

Course Description

For many reporting entities, leasing is an important way to obtain access to the property. It allows lessees to finance the use of necessary assets, often simplifies the disposal of used property, and reduces a lessee’s exposure to the risks inherent in asset ownership. The accounting for leases is changing significantly. Thanks to the now required implementation of ASC 842, which demands that lessees record nearly all leases on their balance sheets, public businesses are now seeing their balance sheets “blowing up.”

In this CPE course speaker, Kelen Camehl provides a high-level overview of the accounting and reporting requirements related to leasing transactions as outlined in ASC Topic 842.

The new lease accounting standard, ASC 842 takes effect on December 15, 2021. This accounting standard aims to bring leases onto the balance sheet and increase transparency and visibility into an organization's lease assets. 

This online CPE accounting course is designed for addressing the process of determining whether an arrangement contains a lease and the resulting lease classification. It also addresses recognition requirements as well as some high-level presentation & disclosure topics.

Learning Objectives

  • To analyze whether an arrangement contains a lease.
  • To list the criteria for lease classification.
  • To identify how leases are initially and subsequently measured.
  • To recognize impacts from lease modifications.
  • To identify presentation and disclosure requirements for lease transactions.

Recommended For

  • This online CPE webinar is recommended for CPA, CMA, CIA, QIAL, IAP, CFE, CVA, ABV, CBA/MCBA, CGFM,  FPAC, CFA, CIPM, CFF, CFIRS, CWS, and other accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and private industry who want to upgrade themselves about new lease standard ASC 842.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Accountant
  • 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

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

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Kelen Camehl, CPA (US), MBA

Advisor, Kelen Camehl CPA

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam.  He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s "Journal of Accountancy".   

Kelen has over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He currently serves as an Accounting Policy Consultant with HP, Inc. in Dallas, TX.  Most recently he was located in Budapest, Hungary on a three-year international assignment and served in the company’s Houston, TX location prior to this assignment.  Prior to HP, he served in multiple accounting roles in the oil & gas industry with ConocoPhillips including technical accounting policy, SOX compliance, and internal audit. He also gained public accounting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers, working with various clients in the energy, electric, power, gas, and utility sectors.

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George Mercuro, Accountant, CPA (US)

May 4th, 2022

The presentation and learning materials were concise and clear.

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