JUL 11

Unique Bank Accounting GAAP Issues


All other Events(no CPF)




  11 Jul 2017 through 11 Jul 2017


  New Hyde Park, New York, United States

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Sponsoring organization:

  AtoZ Compliance


  Business > Finance

Event description:

Overview Attendees will: Understand the way accounting “rules” are made by the FASB in the private sector Focus on recent accounting trends that emphasize: Balance sheet over income statement Current values over historical costs Full disclosure over detailed schedules Focus on the general principles underlining GAAP “rules” Appreciate unique peculiarities of bank accounting Comprehend the intricacies of bank financial statements Master the complete set of financial statements and related schedules and reports This bank compliance session introduces and explains how bank accounting “rules” are made in the US. It also includes discussions of recent accounting trends such as: Emphasis on balance sheet in place of emphasis on the income statement Movement toward more use of current values in financial statements Emphasis on disclosure of business risks (both recorded and off-balance sheet) Additionally, the following underlying accounting concepts are covered to help accountants and others understand the general principles covered by the authoritative accounting literature. Entity Concept Going Concern Concept Stable Monetary Unit Concept (Historical Cost) Consistency/Comparability Revenue Realization/Recognition Doctrine of Conservatism Matching/Materiality Asset Valuation Fair Presentation/Full Disclosure Certain unique accounting peculiarities (i.e. daily balances, single-entry bookkeeping, non-refundable fees, OREO, loan loss reserves etc.) will be reviewed along with coverage about the typical bank GAAP balance sheet and income statement and the other information that “travels” with those GAAP financial statements. Also, briefly covered are the: Importance of the Footnotes to GAAP Financial Statements Auditor’s Report on Financial Statements Other “Supplemental” Financial Statement Data MD&A (Management Discussion & Analysis) Typical Ratios (liquidity, turnover, leverage and profitability) used by bank financial statement analysts This Bank Accounting and GAAP Financial Statements session is essential for all bank management personnel. Why Should You Attend Attendees should attend to learn the basics underlying GAAP accounting for bank financial statements. The webinar will: Erase the fear and apprehension that often accompanies the uniqueness of bank accounting Pinpoint and facilitate the understanding of the unique GAAPs Classify any uncertainty with respect to how bank’s record, classify and interpret financial transactions in GAAP financial statement format Analyze the financial statements, footnotes, and the accompanying information Allow attendees to master the GAAP financial statement requirements for banks Eliminate the common misconception that bank accounting is “difficult” Learn about the presentation of bank financial statements, particularly the income statement and the statement of cash flows Enhance your abilities to analyze and use bank financial statements Grasp the “so-called” unique aspects of bank accounting so the financial statements can be used as an analytical tool for reviewing the banks financial position and its results of operations Further broaden your analytical skills with respect to financial statements Learn why and how bank accounting is formulated Understand the importance of footnotes Compare and contrast the meaning of various ratios with the financial statement reported dollar amounts Learn what is the typical content of the “other supplemental data” Distinguish between the various types of audit reports that can be issued Areas Covered in this Webinar The webinar will cover areas designed to help attendees: Obtain an overview of Generally Accepted Accounting Principle (GAAP), including the public sector rule making mechanism, the current accounting trends and the FASB’s conceptual framework Understand unique banking features such as: Daily balancing and posting of transactions to the trial balances Single entry bookkeeping Continuous departmental accounting (due to; due from) The “proof” function Separate ledgers and memo Review a listing of various unique bank accounting issues Focus on detail accounting for investments in debt, and equity securities Master GAAP financials and related footnotes Analyze other information that “travels” with the GAAP financial statements including: Auditor’s report Management report on internal control over financial reporting Supplemental data M,D&A Comprehend the importance placed on the balance sheet activity as opposed to income statement matters Distinguish between permanent impairment and other than temporary impairment (OTTI) Understand why accounts normally with debit balances wind up with credit balances Understand why accounts normally with credit balances wind up with debit balances Understand the key words in the audit report and other reports Comprehend the need for clear language in the M,D&A and contrast the M,D&A coverage with the financial statement information Learning Objectives Learn GAAP rule making mechanism Understand various unique accounting issues Analyze journal entries and GAAP disclosures for accounting for marketable securities Analyze bank GAAP financial statements Who Will Benefit Financial professionals (controllers, treasurer, etc.) Internal auditors External auditors New bank accountants Veteran bank accountants seeking refresher For more detail please click on this below link: http://bit.ly/2tIxtlJ Email: [email protected] Toll Free: +1-844-746-4244 Tel: +1-516-900-5515 Fax: +1-516-900-5510

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20 June 2017
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