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For many businesses, preparing financial statements using a special purpose framework may provide an alternative to the complexity of U.S. GAAP. This four-hour afternoon course will provide you with an overview and hands-on application for preparing financial statements using a special purpose framework. You will learn the unique measurement and disclosure requirements of various Special Purpose Framework (SPF) options using example financial statements and illustrative disclosures. The course also includes common practice issues encountered when preparing SPF financial statements, as well as an introduction to the AICPA's new SPF for small and medium-sized entities, FRF for SMEsTM. We will also review recent updates to the standards for accounting and review services that impact engagements performed on SPF financial statements.

Objectives

  • Review the limited authoritative and non-authoritative literature covering special purpose frameworks
  • Learn how to prepare SPF financial statements using the cash, modified cash, and tax basis of accounting
  • Be aware of SPF accounting and presentation issues
  • Review the disclosure requirements for SPF financial statements

Highlights

  • An introduction to special purpose frameworks
  • Authoritative and non-authoritative guidance used to prepare SPF financial statements
  • Common issues in preparing SPF financial statements
  • Cash basis and modified cash basis financial statements
  • Income tax basis financial statements
  • The AICPA's new special purpose framework - FRF for SMEsTM

Who Will Benefit

Practitioners and staff involved with the preparation of cash and tax basis financial statements

Credits

Category Amount
Accounting 4.00
Printed Materials must be ordered at least ten days prior to the start of the class.
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Leaders

  • Jack Georger

    John "Jack" Georger, CPA, CIA has served a broad base of clients including port authorities, higher education institutions, community service organizations, foundations, counties, school districts, cities, and employee retirement systems. In addition, the commercial clients he has served include construction, real estate, aerospace, research and development, agricultural and professional service firms. Jack has also consulted on numerous budgets, rate and cost studies for municipal authorities as well as the design and implementation of internal control systems for various entities. Jack is licensed to practice as certified public accountant (CPA) in the states of California, New York, Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia, South Carolina, Nevada, Connecticut (inactive), Wyoming (inactive), Georgia (inactive) and is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Internal Auditors, California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA), New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Nevada Society of CPAS, and Government Finance Officers Association. Jack currently serves on the Auditing Standards and Rules Committee, the Not-For-Profit Committee and the Financial Accounting Standard Committee of the NYSSCPA. He is also on the Government Accounting and Auditing Committees of both the NYSSCPA and CSCPA. Jack has been a member of the GFOA Special Review Committee for the Certificate of Achievement for Financial Reporting since 1990. Jack has had the opportunity during his career to audit publicly traded companies, of both accelerated filers under PCAOB Auditing Standards and non-accelerated filers, major cities and counties in the United States, colleges and universities, and some of the largest not-for-profit organizations in the United States. Jack graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Business Administration, he first became a CPA in the state of Connecticut in 1981. He was in private practice in New York, where his firm provided auditing, accounting and tax services to various local governments, not-for-profit organizations, small businesses and individuals for over twenty years. Since selling his practice in 2001, Jack has been an Audit Senior Manager with KPMG, LLP and Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP, a partner in a regional firm in Los Angeles, Audit Director with McGladrey and Pullen, LLP and is currently a partner with the Pun Group, LLP

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