Join      Renew      Advertise      Directory

Introduction to Governmental Accounting

  • 08/02/2021
  • 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM
  • Webinar-ACPEN


Governmental accounting is very unique. This course will introduce the financial reporting basics for governments, including fund accounting and modified accrual accounting. We will discuss budgetary accounting and the use of encumbrances. We will review the rules on exchange and nonexchange transactions. We’ll also analyze the layouts of the fund financial statements as well as the government-wide financial statements. The class will also cover the concept of component units and close the accounting section with a discussion on the concepts of Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) and other RSI that are specific to governmental entities.


  • Describe the unique accounting principles and transactions applicable to governmental entities
Topics Discussed:
  • Accounting
  • Governmental entities
Designed for: Practitioners new to governmental accounting

Level: Basic

Instructor: Melisa Galasso

Developer: Galasso Learning Solutions

CPE Credits: 2

Area(s) of Study: Accounting (Governmental) - Technical

Prerequisite: None

Visit Us:

3100 South Columbia Road
Suite 500
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Contact Us: 

 (701) 775-7111
or (877) 637-2727

Connect with us:

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software