Accounting

What’s Going on at the FASB (LIAA14/25)

By |2024-04-27T14:01:04-04:00April 25th, 2024||

The course will start with the Accounting Standard Updates effective in 2024 for public entities, private entities, and nonprofits. We will also review significant changes to common control lease arrangements issued early in 2024. After a break, we s...

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Surgent’s Controllership Skills Update: Risk Management (SSAA769/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:53:24-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

The most recent recession and its fallout, weather (look at 2017), process and product failures, and unethical behavior have again highlighted failures by numerous organizations in identifying and managing risk. The size and reputation of organizatio...

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Surgent’s Construction Contractors: Critical Accounting, Auditing, and Tax Issues (SSAA768/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:52:11-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

Accounting and financial reporting for construction contractors may be the most difficult area to be in compliance with the various standards. Construction engagements are, in many instances, more "dangerous" than most lines of business due to the ma...

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Surgent’s Controllership Skills Update: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Alliances (SSAA767/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:51:03-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

Mergers, acquisitions, and partnering have long been strategic vehicles to grow or change an existing organization. Corporate America has extensive experience in merging with or acquiring firms. However, its track record of being able to unify an acq...

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Surgent’s Controllership Skills Update – Budgeting, Forecasting, and Big Data (SSAA766/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:50:09-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

Budgets are the vehicle for allocating resources, measuring activities, and identifying needed changes and improvements. An organization's strategy is the primary driver of costs. To be effective, the budget must be linked to strategy and long-term p...

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Surgent’s Controllership Skills Update: Current Survival Skills (SSAA765/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:49:08-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

The role of financial professionals has and continues to change in organizations. The stereotype of collecting and reporting data has been replaced by a broader vision, which focuses on improving an organization's results today and preparing it for t...

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Surgent’s Non-GAAP Financial Statement Options: Cash, Modified Cash, and Tax Basis (SSAA762/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:45:04-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

For many businesses, preparing financial statements using a special purpose framework may provide an alternative to the complexity of U.S. GAAP. This course will provide you with an overview and hands-on application on preparing financial statements ...

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Surgent’s Business Combinations – U.S. GAAP vs. IFRS (SSAA753/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:34:04-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

This course provides an overview of the similarities and key differences between the business combination standards issued by the FASB (ASC Topic 805) and the IASB (IFRS 3). While these standards are very similar, as is the case with many areas of U....

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Surgent’s Accounting Principle Changes (SSAA751/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:31:23-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

This course provides an overview of the accounting requirements with respect to accounting principle changes. The scope of accounting changes includes a discussion of changes in accounting principles, changes in accounting estimates, as well as chan...

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Surgent’s Mastering Accounting for Income Taxes (SSAA748/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:27:22-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

Since its inception nearly 30 years ago, many have continued to struggle with applying the current model for accounting for income taxes, ASC 740. But this does not have to be you. This course will provide you with the basic knowledge necessary to un...

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Surgent’s Mastering Accounting for Income Taxes (SSAA747/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:26:12-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

Since its inception nearly 30 years ago, many have continued to struggle with applying the current model for accounting for income taxes, ASC 740. But this does not have to be you. This course will provide you with the basic knowledge necessary to un...

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Surgent’s AICPA Update (SSAA746/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:25:10-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

Designed for accounting and auditing practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides an overview of recently issued AICPA auditing and attest standards that will be effective for December 31, 2022...

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Surgent’s Going Concern Accounting and Reporting Considerations (SSAA745/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:24:11-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

This course will review the relevant considerations related to going concern, including assessing when substantial doubt concerning an entity's ability to continue as a going concern exists, management mitigation efforts, and required disclosures bot...

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Surgent’s Accounting for Guarantees (SSAA743/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:22:03-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

Guarantees are often included within certain purchase agreements, sales agreements, commercial agreements, and many other types of agreements. This course provides an overview of the accounting, reporting, and disclosure requirements related to guar...

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Surgent’s Data Analytics for Accountants and Financial Managers (SSAA742/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:21:11-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

Data analytics and mining are the fastest growing disciplines in accounting and general management. Many organizations are either planning programs or have them already underway. Unfortunately, a number of these attempts fail due to poor planning/pre...

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Surgent’s Annual Accounting Update (SSAA741/24)

By |2023-11-22T17:20:08-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

Designed for accounting and auditing practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides an overview of recent accounting matters including private company standard setting activities; a review of ASU...

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Surgent’s Accounting for Software – Internal Use and External Sales (SSAA830/24)

By |2023-11-22T16:32:17-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

This course provides an overview of the accounting for software, including both internal-use software as well as software that will be sold to third parties. The accounting, reporting, and disclosure requirements related to software depends on the n...

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Surgent’s Introduction to Forensic Accounting (SSAA829/24)

By |2023-11-22T16:31:07-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

Forensic accounting encompasses fraud investigation and prevention, as well as a wide variety of functions in litigation. Forensic accountants provide services ranging from serving as an expert witness, to litigation consultant and bankruptcy trustee...

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Surgent’s Understanding the High-Stakes Mega Issues in A&A Today (SSAA818/24)

By |2023-11-22T16:20:14-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

With so much of significance going on currently in the world of A&A today, you need to be able to make sense of the key drivers of our profession. In this course, we will review the key aspects of the events that are impacting practitioners and finan...

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Surgent’s Understanding the High-Stakes Mega Issues in A&A Today (SSAA817/24)

By |2023-11-22T16:19:13-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

With so much of significance going on currently in the world of A&A today, you need to be able to make sense of the key drivers of our profession. In this course, we will review the key aspects of the events that are impacting practitioners and finan...

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Surgent’s Goodwill Impairment Testing (SSAA815/24)

By |2023-11-22T16:17:09-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

This course provides an overview of goodwill impairment testing. The accounting and reporting requirements related to goodwill are prescribed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in ASC Topic 350-20. This course focuses on topics such a...

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Surgent’s Goodwill Impairment Basics (SSAA814/24)

By |2023-11-22T16:16:03-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

This course provides a basic overview of goodwill impairment testing. The accounting and reporting requirements related to goodwill are prescribed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in ASC Topic 350-20. This course focuses on the su...

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Surgent’s The CMA’s Guide to Project Management (SSAA812/24)

By |2023-11-22T16:14:04-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

A significant number of projects fail to achieve their initial goals and/or are not completed within budget and their original timetable. As a team member, a CMA has a unique skill set and experiences to assist in project management. In addition to t...

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Surgent’s Financial Statement Disclosures: A Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SSAA811/24)

By |2024-05-10T09:05:08-04:00November 22nd, 2023||

A clear and concise set of proper financial statement disclosures can make or break an entity's financial statements. Such disclosures are no longer simply additional information provided by a business; they can be complex in nature and difficult to ...

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Surgent’s Financial Statement Disclosures: A Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SSAA810/24)

By |2024-05-10T09:06:06-04:00November 22nd, 2023||

A clear and concise set of proper financial statement disclosures can make or break an entity's financial statements. Such disclosures are no longer simply additional information provided by a business; they can be complex in nature and difficult to ...

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Surgent’s GAAP Hot Topics – What You Need to Know (SSAA809/24)

By |2023-11-22T16:11:14-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

This course provides an overview of several of the key accounting and reporting topics within U.S. GAAP. This includes a discussion of accounting for business combinations, revenue recognition principles, and leasing transactions. This course also ...

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Surgent’s Annual FASB Update and Review (SSAA805/24)

By |2023-11-22T16:07:08-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

This course provides a detailed discussion on the key topics related to financial reporting, though in a summarized format. The course will focus on recent ASUs issued by the FASB with a concentration on issues of greatest significance to most accoun...

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Surgent’s Annual FASB Update and Review (SSAA804/24)

By |2023-11-22T16:06:12-05:00November 22nd, 2023||

This course provides a detailed discussion on the key topics related to financial reporting, though in a summarized format. The course will focus on recent ASUs issued by the FASB with a concentration on issues of greatest significance to most accoun...

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