CGFM Course 2: Governmental Accounting, Financial Reporting and Budgeting

Learn about the general principles, as well as unique aspects of accounting, financial reporting and budgeting for federal, state and local governments.

Learning Objectives

This course covers:

  • Characteristics and differences of the government environment that necessitate the unique accounting and financial reporting
  • Process of setting accounting and financial reporting standards for government entities
  • Bases of accounting and measurement focuses used by governments
  • Fiscal accountability
  • Exchange and nonexchange transactions
  • Budgeting and uses of cost accounting in government
  • Accounting and reporting in state and local governments, including fund accounting and reporting, and government-wide accounting and reporting
  • Accounting and reporting for the federal government, including federal financial accounting foundations, and federal financial statements, notes and supplementary reporting

Related Courses

  • Accounting Principles in the Federal Government
  • Basic Federal Accounting Principles
  • Comprehensive Update on GAAP -- 1 Day
  • Field(s) of Study

    Accounting (Governmental)

    Course Length

    3 days

    Course Level




    CPE Hours

    24 CPEs

    Group Cost

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