Author(s)
Kelen F. Camehl, CPA, MBA

Publisher:
AICPA

    Credit Info
  • NASBA Field of Study

  • Format

    On demand

  • Level

  • CPE Credit

    0

  • Course acronym

  • Prerequisites

  • Course duration

    25 Hours

U.S. GAAP Fundamentals for Finance Professionals Certificate

As a financial professional you have already build your expertise in IFRS; however, a proficiency in U.S. GAAP will help you thrive in a global environment. The U.S. GAAP Fundamentals for Finance Professionals Certificate provides the core knowledge needed to work with company involved in the U.S. capital markets. Develop your global financial reporting fluency and set yourself apart.
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Topics discussed

The U.S. regulatory environment
• The U.S. standard setting process
• U.S. corporate governance principles
• U.S. objectives for financial reporting
• U.S. accrual accounting
• Components of an accounting information system
• Components of various financial statements needed to align with U.S. guidelines
• Types of financial statement disclosures need to comply with U.S. guidelines
• U.S. GAAP financial accounting and reporting requirements for cash and cash equivalents, receivables, leases, revenue recognition, error corrections, and income taxes
• U.S. objectives of management accounting
• U.S. accepted analytical techniques for financial performance management
• U.S. accepted nonfinancial performance measures

Learning objectives

• Recognize reporting requirements for financial statements prepared using U.S. GAAP
• Identify U.S. financial accounting concepts
• Recall U.S. GAAP financial accounting and reporting requirements for specific transactions
• Understand U.S. management accounting concepts

Who will it benefit?

Accounting and finance professionals who work for enterprises required to comply with U.S. GAAP or are interested in understanding U.S. accounting fundamentals.