The Most Critical Challenges in Governmental Accounting Today

Monday, September 19 12:30pm - 4:00pm

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1500 Fairmont Rd
Fairmont, MT 59711

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4.00 Credits

Member Price $138.00

Price will increase by $25 after 8/29

Non-Member Price $163.00

Price will increase by $25 after 8/29

Overview

All materials will be electronic only

With the leasing standard and other standards looming, now is the time to know more than just what the standards say; we need to know what they mean and how they will affect governmental entities. This course is designed to do just that! The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innova-tive format. Over 15 focused exercises are included to provide an enhanced working knowledge of the most critical challenges in governmental accounting today.

Highlights

  • Lessons learned (and lessons remaining) from the implementation of GASB No. 84,
  • Fiduciary Activities
  • How governments can prepare for and implement GASB No. 87, Leases
  • Additional recently issued GASB standards

Prerequisites

Basic auditing knowledge.

Designed For

Governmental industry professionals and auditors.

Objectives

  • Identify the critical changes occurring in governmental accounting today
  • Skillfully implement today’s most challenging GASB standards
  • More effectively audit governmental entities through superior knowledge of key accounting issues

Preparation

None

Leader(s):

Leader Bios

Jeffrey Lieman

Jeffrey Lieman, CPA

Mr. Lieman currently heads his own consulting firm, Lieman Associates LLC, in Owings Mills, Maryland. He provides consulting services, contractual assistance services, and training to CPAs, their firms, and their clients. He is recognized nationally as a lecturer for various accounting, auditing, and technology topics and has been quoted in various trade journals. Since 2016, he has received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of his consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills.

Mr. Lieman’s previous experience included serving as the chief financial examiner for the Maryland Insurance Administration and being a director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered. He trained staff in many areas of accounting, administration, and consulting. He also served as a senior manager and national trainer with KPMG in Baltimore, Maryland where he developed training materials for staff and instructors. He was elected Chairman of the Year by the Maryland Association of CPAs for chairmanship of the Computer Resources Committee.

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Non-Member Price $163.00

Member Price $138.00