This course will cover the tough topic of preparing a statement of cash flows. While the statement of cashflows is one of the basic statements required by GAAP, many practitioners encounter issues when preparing them. In this course, Jeff takes you step by step through the process to insure that you understand both the professional as well as the practical requirements. He will cover not only the accounting and presentation, but also show you how to use a simple spreadsheet template to assist in your preparation.
Understanding the Basic Concepts. Comparing Periods to Identify Cash Flows. Categorizing the Cash Flows. Selecting Your Presentation. Preparing the Statement. Preparing Disclosures. Documenting Your Work.
CPAs, CFOs, controllers, financial professionals, and auditors.
Describe the purpose of a statement of cashflows. Identify the three classifications of activities. Apply a spreadsheet model to identify cash flows. Identify the two methods for presentation. Apply GAAP principles in preparing the presentation. Apply the requirements for disclosures.
This is a FlexCast (no exam required) and may be viewed only Monday - Saturday, 5am - 5pm PT. You may take up to one year from the date of purchase to complete the course. Pause your FlexCast and resume at a convenient day during the hours above. Partial credit for 2+ credit courses: If you are unable to complete the course in one sitting, partial credit can be awarded (minimum of one credit). To earn the remaining credits, you must return later and start the course from the beginning. Use chat to ask questions of a subject matter expert during the program.
Jeff Sailor, Western CPE
Jeff Sailor, CPA, received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida. Upon graduation, he joined the auditing staff at Peat Marwick in Jacksonville, Florida, where he worked on a large number of national accounts. Jeff has managed his own accounting firm in Ocala, Florida, since 1984. During that time, he has also developed unique auditing approaches and auditing software.
Since 1992, Jeff has been teaching accounting and auditing courses he developed to combat traditional “boring CPE.” Using a variety of creative teaching methods sprinkled with humorous video spoofs, Jeff is able to combine his in-depth accounting insights with humor in high-energy presentations. He’s also adept at presenting complex topics in a very practical, easy-to-understand manner, thus earning him rave reviews for more than 20 years. Jeff currently presents seminars, webcasts, and in-house instruction for Western CPE. He’s also a featured speaker at national conferences as well as at state and regional meetings.
For more than 10 years, Jeff has served as an AICPA peer reviewer, focusing on small firms and sole practitioners. He also served on the Resource Committee for the Private Company Financial Reporting Committee (PCFRC). Jeff has spoken at two NASBA national conferences on how to make education more engaging for practitioners.
Non-Member Price $113.00
Member Price $98.00