Online Unwrapping The Audited Financial Statements: Financial Statement Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation

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.


NASBA logoUniversity 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


For more information regarding refund, concerns and program cancellation policies, please contact Michele Jurkiewicz at the contact information listed.


January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2021