Preparing Financial Statements and Analysis

Principles of Financial Statement Presentation - ASC 200

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of the key presentation requirements with respect to an entity’s financial statements. This includes a discussion of key principles related to an entity’s overall presentation as well as specific topics with respect to its balance sheet, income statement, comprehensive income, statement of cash flows, as well as notes to the financial statements. The course also addresses the considerations around changes in accounting principles. The information related to this course is primarily sourced from the Financial Standards Accounting Board’s (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC).

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Recognize overall financial statement presentation requirements
  • Identify requirements for discontinued operations and liquidation basis of accounting reporting
  • Determine when certain balance sheet accounts can be offset
  • Identify presentation requirements for the income statement and comprehensive income
  • Describe the different methods used for statement of cash flow presentation
  • Differentiate between operating, financing, and investing activities in the statement of cash flows
  • Identify disclosure requirements with respect to an entity’s accounting policies
  • Recognize the requirements regarding changes in accounting principles
  • Describe the disclosures required in the event of substantial doubt of an entity’s ability to continue as a going concern

  • Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

    Basic Knowledge of Financial Reporting

    Speaker / Author:

    Kelen Camehl is a CPA with over 14 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. Currently, he serves as a technical accounting advisor with HP. Prior to this role, he served in multiple accounting roles in the oil & gas industry with ConocoPhillips including technical accounting policy, SOX compliance, and internal audit. He also gained public accounting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers, working with various clients in the energy, electric, power, gas, and utility sectors.

    Kelen has remained actively involved in CPA exam content development for the past seven years and has authored in excess of a thousand multiple choice questions for sections of the exam, attending workshops with the AICPA across the country each year. He serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s "Journal of Accountancy", as well as both an author and technical reviewer for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses published by the AICPA, Wolters Kluwers (CCH), and PDH Academy. He also contributes to CPE course development for SmartPros.


    Price (USD)

    Standard: $74.85


    Course Code : 99CAM01

    Release Date : 08/12/2016
    Expire Date : 12/31/2021
    Credits :
    CPE 3.00
    QAS 3.00

    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : QAS Self-Study
    Length : 2hr 30min
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Field Of Study : Accounting
    Theme : Preparing Financial Statements and Analysis

    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible

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