Fund Accounting Principles & Practices

This 2-day course will build upon the fundamentals of the governmental accounting environment as presented in an Introduction to Local Government Finance. Participants will learn about the basic accounting and financial reporting requirements of each of the fund types. Basic budgetary reporting requirements will also be addressed. Government-wide financial reporting will be reviewed in depth, as well as the process of converting governmental funds to governmental activities. The differentiation between primary government vs. reporting entity reporting will be included.

 

 

The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, August 1, September 1 and December 1.

Additional information

Credit: Recommended Continuing Professional Education Credit for Certified Public Accountants will be sixteen (16) hours. 

Attendees: Finance officers and finance staff with some knowledge of governmental accounting.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, exercises, case studies, and group discussions.

Prerequisites: Each participant must have completed successfully the Introduction to Local Government Finance seminar or an acceptable substitute, such as the successful completion of the first semester of a typical first-year course in Accounting Principles offered by North Carolina universities, colleges, and community colleges. Years of experience in a finance office, without formal training in the rudiments of accounting, will not qualify as the prerequisite. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate 

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CPE16.00 hrs
  • Chapel Hill, NC
    March 20 - 21, 2018
    UNC School of Government
    400 South Rd.
    Knapp Sanders Bldg
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3330
    View Scholarship Information
    The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, August 1, September 1 and December 1.
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    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before March 05, 2018 will receive a full refund. Those who cancel on or before March 12, 2018 will receive a full refund, less a $25 cancellation fee. No refund will be made for cancellations made after March 12, 2018. All cancellations must be submitted in writing, as outlined in the School’s cancellation policy.
    $295.00

Materials will be provided in a notebook that you will receive during class.  

Click on the following link for the 2017 Agenda: Agenda 

Although the final agenda may change, you can use the above 2017 agenda to get an idea of timeline of the program. 

For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Susan Hutchinson

Program Manager
919.966.4171
Teaching Professor; Secretary, School of Government Foundation Board of Directors