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Governmental Accounting, Financial Reporting and Budgeting

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May 8—10
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 889
USD 296 per day
Jun 10—12
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 889
USD 296 per day
Jul 15—17
3 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 889
USD 296 per day
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Finance

Description

Prospective Certified Government Financial Managers® (CGFM®) need to understand government accounting, financial reporting, and budgeting, as well as their differences from private-sector financial activities. You will gain an understanding of governmental accounting standards, financial reporting practices, and budgeting approaches and how to apply these standards. You will also learn to interpret complex financial statements issued by Federal, state, and local governments.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand governmental accounting standards, financial reporting practices, and budgeting approaches
  • Apply the standards, practices, and approaches by the federal, state, and local governments
  • Understand financial statements issued by federal, state, and local governments

Course Topics

General Knowledge

  • Influences, Concepts of Financial Reporting and Standards-Setting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Budgeting
  • General Principles

Accounting and Reporting for State and Local Governments

  • Accounting Standards and Financial Reporting
  • Fund Accounting and Reporting
  • Government-Wide Financial Reporting
  • Accounting and Reporting for Specific Asset and Liability Transactions
  • Revenue, Expenditure/Expense and Other Operating Statement Transactions

Federal Budgeting and Financial Reporting

  • Federal Budgeting
  • Federal Budgetary Accounting
  • Federal Financial Accounting and Reporting Foundations
  • Federal Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis
  • Federal Financial Accounting Standards and Illustrations
  • Federal Financial Accounting Standards – Case Study

Who should attend

This course is designed for financial Management professionals seeking support for taking the required exams for Certified Government Financial Manager® (CGFM®) certification.

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