Higher Education Accounting and Reporting

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Date: October 5-6, 2017
Location: Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Chandler, AZ 85226
Time: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Workshop Overview

Get beyond the basics of accounting and reporting and expand your knowledge and effectiveness as a leader in higher education finance. This workshop offers the attendee a solid review of the theoretical framework of higher education accounting and reporting. Operational, investing and financing activities of the institution are reviewed - along with the impact of these activities on the financial statements. Additional information on analyzing and interpreting financial statements will be provided, along with excellent networking opportunities with fellow colleagues throughout the WACUBO region.

What You will Learn

  • Understand the purpose of fund accounting systems and its relevance in today's reporting formats.
  • Explain differences among operating and non-operating activities.
  • Analyze recognition issues pertaining to revenue and expenses.
  • Hear about relevant laws and account standards that govern endowments, gifts, and restrictions.
  • Learn the differences between financing capital and operating activities.
  • Identify the basic financial statements and information included in the financial reports.
  • Identify how to read and understand the basic financial statement.

Who Should Attend This Workshop

This course is intended for those who already have a basic understanding of the principles, but want to brush up on or expand their knowledge in the arena - including updated information and pronouncements from FASB, GASB and the AICPA.

Program Level: Intermediate
Suggested Prerequsites:
NACUBO's Essentials of College & University Accounting (ECUA) - online self-study course.
Advance Preparation Required:
CPE Credits Awarded:
Field of Study:


John Cebula, CPA
Michael Baumert, CPA

Registration Fees

Member Registration Fee: $400
Non-Member Registration Fee: $450

Registration includes breakfast, lunch and snacks on both days.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be given upon written request 30 days prior to program, less a $50 cancellation fee. Substitutions are allowed at any time at no additional charge.

Hotel Information

Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85226

Rate: $199 - guaranteed through September 13, 2017

Click here to book online or call (866) 837-4156 and mention WACUBO

The Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a Quality Assurance Service sponsor of continuing professional education. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit, Complaints regarding QAS program sponsors may be submitted to NASBA through its website: nasbaregistry.org.