Interpreting the New Revenue Recognition Standard: What All CPAs Need to Know

Date: September 5, 2017 Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST Location: Online CPE: 4 Format: Webcast
EVENT DESCRIPTION

The new accounting standard for revenue recognition has finally been released! With the issuance of FASB ASU No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, FASB has completed a convergence project with the IASB to improve financial reporting by creating common revenue recognition guidance for U.S. GAAP and IFRS. For years, revenue recognition has been the cause of audit failures and the focus of corporate abuse and fraud allegations. This course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the framework for revenue recognition built around the core principle that is applied in a five step process. In addition, understanding the changes and new requirements is critical for successful implementation of this new standard. Supported by practical examples, this course will assist you in avoiding revenue recognition traps and provide you with latest FASB guidance.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Recognize new revenue recognition principles.
Identify appropriate revenue recognition decisions.
Identify steps to take today to be prepared for future implementation.
MAJOR TOPICS
Background, purpose, and main provisions of new standard
Transition guidance
5-step process for recognizing revenue
Disclosure requirements
Implementation guidance – contracts, tax matters, internal controls, IT
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Accounting & Auditing Business & Industry Practitioner
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Accounting (4.0 Credits)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Accountants in public practice & industry who need an update on the new revenue recognition guidance
INSTRUCTOR(S)
Renee Rampulla
COURSE LEVEL
Intermediate
LOCATION
Online Webcast
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