Bank Accounting: The Basics-4 Part Series Webinar

This 4-part series will be held April 5 (11:00am-1:00pm) April 7 (2:30pm-4:30pm) April 11 (2:30pm-4:30pm) April 14 (11:00am-1:00pm)

Designed for bankers seeking to gain an understanding of accounting for more complex bank transactions as required under U.S. GAAP, along with the concept behind audit assertions, internal controls over financial reporting, consolidating statements and the statement of cash flows. All topics will be specific to the activities of a financial institution. This series will cover:

  • An overview of the Accounting Standards Codification (ASC), the concept of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP) and the role of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
  • An overview of the implementation timelines for new accounting standards impacting the industry.
  • An introduction to the concept of audit assertions that are applied to the audit of a financial institution’s financial statements.
  • The concept of “internal controls over financial reporting”.
  • Exercises and exhibits illustrating common bank “risks and controls”.
  • Specific discussions and accounting examples for transactions and activities related to:
    • Deferred tax accounting and accruing for tax expenses.
    • Problem loan accounting.
    • Accounting for foreclosed real estate.
    • Accounting for equity securities
    • Accounting for debt securities and the required accounting treatment for premiums paid on callable debt securities.
    • The concepts behind the new lease accounting standard.
    • The assumptions required to account for stock options.
    • The concepts behind accounting for a business combination.
    • The process for creating consolidated financial statements to include sample transactions with a bank’s holding company.
    • A basic understanding on how to prepare a statement of cash flows.
  • Exhibits illustrating a sample consolidating schedule and the concept of distributing vs non-distributing transfers up to the holding company will be provided.
  • A sample reconciliation of book net income to taxable income will be provided.
  • Illustrations on booking, amortizing, and the tax effects on goodwill and core deposit intangibles.

Who Should Attend?

The course is designed for those who understand the basis of bank accounting and desire to have a deeper understanding of the accounting for more complex activities. In addition, a member of the accounting team that participates in the audit process and works with the bank’s financial statement auditors will improve their understanding of the basic concepts behind the audit assertions and control activities that apply to key area of the bank’s financial statements, to include the basic concepts of consolidations and preparing a statement of cash flows.

Continuing Education (CE) Credits

This webinar is recommended for 2.5 CE Credit Hours. Each attendee will receive a Certificate of Attendance for self-reporting of CE Credits.

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Cynthia Dopjera
Cynthia Dopjera

Ms. Dopjera, a Certified Public Accountant, has 38 years of experience focused on accounting and regulatory reporting for financial institutions. During the first 18 years of her career, Ms. Dopjera h... read more.

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Bank Accounting: The Basics-4-Part Series Webinar2.5 Any AnyWebinarOn-Demand Cynthia Dopjera$1,049.00 Register Now
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INCLUDES 30 DAYS OF ONDEMAND PLAYBACK! With this option, you will participate in the webinar as it is being presented. You will login to the webinar on your PC to view the PowerPoint presentation, and you have the option of using your PC speakers or a phone for the audio. You can type and send your questions to the instructor.  And don’t worry if you miss the webinar, you can still view it for up to thirty days after it takes place!

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With this option, you will receive the live version, then you will receive an e-mail that contains a link to the PowerPoint slides (to download, print, and copy) as well as a link where you will view and hear the entire webinar just as it was delivered, featuring the full-color PowerPoint presentation with audio. You can pause, fast-forward and rewind as needed, which makes it an effective training tool. The link will be available to you (and anyone else in the company) for up to twelve months and can be accessed 24/7 as many times as you wish. Delivered via e-mail the day after the webinar takes place.

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By adding the Digital Download to your order, you will be adding access to make the webinar part of your training library.  You can pause, fast-forward and rewind as needed, which makes it an effective training tool. With this option, you will receive a download of the PowerPoint slides as well.  Access to the Digital Download is for the life of your library.

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