What's Changing in A&A for Governmental Entities WEBCAST

Friday, February 11 10:00am - 2:00pm PST

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4.0 Credits

Member Price $129.00

Non-Member Price $159.00

Overview

This course will provide an overview of what is changing in both governmental accounting and auditing. The Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has been busy lately and we will review the accounting standards newly issued by GASB, including Leases and Fiduciary Activities. We will focus on the implementation of standards that will be effective in the near future and also discuss GASB’s current projects and exposure drafts so you better understand what’s coming in the near future. The course then shifts to audit as we explore the major changes in Single Audit and Yellow Book that are impacting governmental accountants and auditors.

Highlights

Governmental accounting and auditing.

Prerequisites

Prior experience with accounting or auditing of governmental entities.

Designed For

Practitioners and members in industry responsible for accounting and financial reporting for governmental entities

Objectives

Identify changes to governmental accounting standards issued by GASB. Describe changes to Yellow Book (2018 Revision). List changes to the Compliance Supplement.

Preparation

None.

Notice

None.

Leader(s):

Leaders

Melisa Galasso

4.52 stars out of 5

Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not for profit and governmental accounting. Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts.

Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers.

She also serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC), has had leadership roles on various A&A committees, and serves on the VSCPA’s Board of Directors.

Melisa is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient and was honored as a “40 under 40” by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017 and 2018. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.

Get real-time A&A updates and answers from Melisa Galasso via the WSCPA’s A&A Today videos on YouTube!

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Non-Member Price $159.00

Member Price $129.00