Surgent's Statement of Cash Flows: Preparation Guidance and Presentation I

 

   

 

 
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Overview

4.0 Credits

From its humble beginnings way back in 1963 when the Accounting Principles Board 'encouraged' the presentation of a funds statement, the Statement of Cash Flows has made its way to a required, critical, and often considered the most important financial statement in an entity's financial reporting package. This course will provide you with an overall review of the authoritative literature used for preparing a statement of cash flows, FASB Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 230, Statement of Cash Flows, as well as implementation guidance and real-world presentation examples from published financial statements. The course will also address recent Updates related to the preparation of the statement of cash flows. Hands-on exercises will be used to help you apply the requirements and guidance which can be challenging especially in those situations when non-operating changes in assets and liabilities are involved. Disclosure requirements will also be reviewed and illustrated across a number of accounting standards.

Objectives

  • Understand and apply the professional requirements and guidance for preparing a statement of cash flows found in FASB ASC 230, Statement of Cash Flows
  • Identify and properly classify transactions and events on the statement of cash flows
  • Review presentation and disclosure issues relating to the statement of cash flows
  • Prepare the statement of cash flows in accordance with U.S. GAAP

Major Topics

  • FASB ASC 230, Statement of Cash Flows
  • The indirect and direct methods for preparing the operating section
  • Operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities
  • Disclosure requirements and issues
  • Recent Updates impacting the preparation of the statement of cash flows

Designed For

Accounting practitioners in public practice and business and industry involved in preparing the statement of cash flows; other financial professionals who review, analyze, and use the statement of cash flows including lenders, creditors, investors, and fi
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