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Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update

Author/Moderator: Lynda Dennis, Ph.D., CPA, CGFO
Publisher: AICPA
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Don’t let recent developments slip by you. Understand the latest on governmental accounting and auditing with this fast-paced CPE course that analyzes the recent GASB requirements and provides an solid understanding of Yellow Book requirements.

Topics Discussed:

  • Federal government activities
  • Accounting standards updates
  • ASB Clarity Project
  • Key changes in auditing requirements resulting from the ASB Clarity Project
  • GASB activities

Learning Objectives:
When you complete this, you will be able to:

  • Apply the most recent requirements of the GASB directed toward governments
  • Apply the latest developments in OMB and Yellow Book requirements
  • Identify recent activities of the AICPA

Who Will Benefit?
Accounting and finance personnel responsible for accounting and financial reporting for governments and auditors of governments

Prerequisite: Knowledge of governmental accounting and reporting

Advanced Preparation: None

This product includes a course manual, plus, a 1.5 hour (approximate total run time) video, which includes five separate segments relating to chapters within the manual. AICPA has assembled subject matter experts to discuss what matters most to those within the accounting and auditing profession, as well as what is expected to come in the future, from a regulatory and statutory standpoint.  Discussions are led and moderated by Lynda M. Dennis, CPA, CGFO, Ph.D, who is a lecturer at the University of Central Florida. Speakers include the following (listed in order of appearance): Diane E. Edelstein, CPA - Partner, Maher Duessel CPAs; David R. Bean, CPA - Director of Research and Technical Activities, GASB; and Ahava Goldman, CPA - Senior Technical Manager, AICPA Audit and Attest Standards.

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NASBA Field of Study: Accounting and Auditing (Governmental)
Level: Update
Recommended CPE Credit: Text - 6.5 [3.5 - Accounting (Governmental); 3 - Auditing (Governmental)]; Text with Video - 8 [4 - Accounting (Governmental); 4 - Auditing (Governmental)]; Online with Video - 6
Yellow Book Hours: Text - 6.5 [3.5 - Accounting (Governmental); 3 - Auditing (Governmental)]; Text with Video - 8 [4 - Accounting (Governmental); 4 - Auditing (Governmental)]; Online with Video - 6
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