This course will cover the tough topic of preparing personal financial statements. Many practitioners are unaware of the both the risks and requirements related to preparing personal financial statements. 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 potential reporting requirements as well.
Professional Requirements. Engagement Acceptance. Gathering Information. Preparation of Financial Statements. Disclosures. Reports. Documentation. Client Representation Letters. Guidelines for Specific Presentation. Considerations for an SPF. Compilation Requirements.
CPAs, CFOs, controllers, financial professionals, and auditors.
Identify professional accounting standards related to personal financial statements. Identify professional reporting standards related to personal financial statements. Describe the purposes for personal financial statements. Describe the alternatives available. Apply the GAAP and alternative methods of preparation. Apply the applicable reporting standards.
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