Basic Governmental Accounting Seminar

Seminar

Thursday, April 30, 2020, 8:30 AM–4:00 PM

Location

Wyndham Springfield
700 E. Adams St.
SpringfieldIllinois 62701

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  • Members $ 115.00 Before Apr 22, 2020 $ 120.00 Between Apr 22, 2020 and Apr 28, 2020 Members $ 120.00
  • Government / Partner Colleagues $ 120.00 Before Apr 22, 2020 $ 125.00 Between Apr 22, 2020 and Apr 28, 2020 Government / Partner Colleagues $ 125.00
  • Non-members $ 125.00 Before Apr 22, 2020 $ 135.00 Between Apr 22, 2020 and Apr 28, 2020 Non-members $ 135.00

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Description

Spend the day going over the basics of Governmental Accounting.  You will learn the theory behind accounting principles and the fundamentals of fund accounting.   Check-in and Continental Breakfast is from 8:00 - 8:30 AM.  Breaks and Lunch are included in the registration fee.

Seminar will cover:
Basic Accounting Theory

Double Entry Accounting
Chart of Accounts
Principles of Accounting
Fund Accounting
Basis of Accounting
Budgets and Budgetary Accounting
Classification and Terminology
Financial Reporting

AGENDA 

INSTRUCTORS:
Brian LeFevre, Partner, Sikich LLP 
Andrew Huhn, Finance Director, Town of Normal, Illinois 
Rachel Musiala, Director of Finance, Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Intended Audience:  Accountants, Assistant Managers, Assistant Finance Directors, and individuals new to Local Government Accounting

Learning Objectives: Participants completing this session will be able to:

  • Understand the theories which establish accounting principles
  • Be able to recognize and manipulate key accounting tools such as the Chart of Accounts
  • Comprehend governmental accounting terminology
  • Identify the links between budgeting and accounting

Delivery method: Group-Live
Program Level: 
Basic
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Accounting (Governmental)
Earn about 8.0 CPE Credits

Accommodations
To make reservations use the link,  http://bit.ly/IGFOAbasicaccounting 
or call the hotel directly at (217) 789-1530

Please mention the IGFOA Basic Accounting when making reservation to receive the special group rate.  Reservations must be received by 04/08/2020. After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate available basis only.

CPE hours: 7.20

For more information

IGFOA
info@igfoa.org
630-942-6587

Registration and cancellation policy

Registrations are accepted on a first-in, first registered basis. Payments by check should be mailed in advance or made at time of registration by credit card. 

Cancellation of an event registration is subject to the following policy:
• No refunds will be given for cancellations the day of the event and no shows.
• For IGFOA event registration cancellations five (5) business days or more prior to an event, refunds will be offset by a $20 cancellation fee. 
• For IGFOA event registration cancellations within five (5) business days of the training, refunds will be offset by a cancellation fee of 50% of the registration fee.
• A substitute attendee may be designated provided that the payment has been made and the IGFOA office has been notified in advance.
• Cancellation policy for chapter events may differ from this policy at the chapters’ discretion. 
• A written request for a refund must be emailed to the IGFOA prior to the event.

By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy above.

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda and/or speakers, cancel the training due to low enrollment, or to close registration if full.   Should IGFOA cancel an event, cancellation notice will be sent to the email address provided by each registrant and prominently posted at the IGFOA website page announcing the event.

If you have questions about your membership, contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587. The IGFOA reserves the right to apply the non-member fee to any individual or government that has not paid dues for the current year.

Approved by the National Registry of CPE Sponsors

CPE RegistryIllinois Government Finance Officers Association 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: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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