Basic Federal Accounting Principles

Get highlights and updates on all key areas of federal accounting. The course is designed for federal employees, contractors and auditors who manage, impact and/or review federal accounting matters.

Learning Objectives

This course covers:

  • Financial and accounting laws
  • The financial environment (deficits and debt)
  • The roles of key central agencies • Budget and accounting processes
  • Proprietary and budgetary accounting practices
  • Accounting journal and ledger entries and adjustments
  • Accounting systems and controls
  • Audited financial statements
  • Accounting analysis and mission performance

Related Courses

  • Accounting Principles in the Federal Government
  • CGFM Course 2: Governmental Accounting, Financial Reporting and Budgeting
  • Comprehensive Update on GAAP -- 1 Day
  • Field(s) of Study

    Accounting (Governmental)

    Course Length

    2 days

    Course Level



    Winter, Ken

    CPE Hours


    Group Cost

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