Financial Reporting Issues

Accounting Changes And Error Corrections

This course provides an overview of the accounting requirements with respect to accounting changes and error corrections and the reporting implications within an entity's financial statements. The scope of accounting changes includes a discussion of changes in accounting principles, changes in accounting estimates, as well as changes of a reporting entity. The course also provides an overview of the accounting requirements of correcting errors in previously issued financial statements as well as restatement considerations. A majority of the information included within this course is sourced from the requirements found within FASB ASC Topic No 250, Accounting Changes and Error Corrections.

Learning Objectives:

  • List the different types of accounting changes and how they affect an entity's financial statements.
  • Differentiate between the requirements for the different types of accounting changes.
  • Identify the steps involved in the required assessment for a correction of an error.
  • Differentiate between the iron curtain and rollover methods for quantifying a correction of an error.
  • Recognize the different types of restatements required as a result of accounting changes.


Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

None.


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.

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Price (USD)

Standard: $49.90

Details

Course Code : 99CAM07

Release Date : 09/02/2021
Expire Date : 09/30/2023
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Basic
Course Type : QAS Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Accounting

Theme : Financial Reporting Issues

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