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Preparing Not-for-Profit Financial Statements Download

  • Saturday, May 1, 2021 – Saturday, April 30, 2022

  • 8.00
    CREDITS
    Accounting (Governmental)

In order to prepare accurate and effective not-for-profit financial statements, professionals must have a strong, working knowledge of the reporting requirements. Now is the time to obtain that knowledge! This course explains the requirements, illustrates how the requirements manifest themselves in the financial statements, and clarifies key options that not-for-profits have in applying the requirements. The course also examines and illustrates key accounting requirements affecting not-for-profits including revenue recognition, contributions, and leases. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format, including over 30 focused exercises to provide an enhanced working knowledge of not-for-profit accounting and reporting.

Objectives

  • Obtain a working knowledge of the not-for-profit requirements contained in ASU No. 2016-14 and ASU No. 2018-08
  • Skillfully prepare a not-for-profit’s financial statements through superior knowledge of accounting and reporting requirements
  • Effectively apply today’s core not-for-profit accounting requirements while also preparing for changes coming in the area of leases

Highlights

  • The key requirements, options, and disclosures related to each of the basic financial statements
  • The reporting of functional and natural expense information
  • The new requirements related to providing liquidity and availability of financial assets information
  • ASU No. 2018-08 and its effect on the accounting for grants and contracts as well as contributions in general
  • How the new lease requirements (FASB ASC 842, Leases) impact not-for-profits
  • Core not-for-profit accounting requirements related to contributions, promises to give, contributed services, net assets, special events, the classification of expenses, and more

Additional Information

Designed For

Not-for-profit industry professionals and auditors

Vendor

Surgent

Advanced Preparation

None

Credits

8.00 Accounting (Governmental)

Prerequisite

Some introductory background in not-for-profit accounting and reporting

Course Number

2125037

Level of Knowledge

Intermediate

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