Participants will earn 2.5 CPE, .2 CEU, 2 Contact Hours
Field of Study: Accounting (Governmental)
This course will focus on the financial analysis of a government's audited financial statements as a means to provide information on the entity's financial health to the governing body, and effective methods for presenting the annual audited financial statements to the jurisdiction's governing body.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to
define financial analysis
identify common financial indicators and ratios used in financial statement analysis
calculate key financial ratios using the fund level and government-wide financial statements
recall sources for comparison purposes
Prerequisites: Knowledge in state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting.
Who Should Attend? This session is for state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting professionals and others responsible for providing financial analysis.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: QAS Self Study
Complete the course's required online quizzes and exercises within 30 days of receiving the "Welcome" email with course URL, username and password information.
University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: https://www.nasbaregistry.org