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Bank Accounting Basics & Advanced - 8 Webinar Bundle

This bundle contains 8 of our Bank Accounting webinars at a discounted price of $1695 (a $2,098 value)!

OnDemand
Recorded Monday,
September 12th, 2022
Presented by Cynthia Dopjera
16h total length
$1,695.00 or 7 Tokens

Includes: Access the recording for 12 months.

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  • Auditing
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  • Controller/Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Senior Management

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This bundle contains 8 of our Bank Accounting webinars at a discounted price of $1695 (a $2,098 value)! Each webinar is 2 hours in length. Registrations include twelve months of OnDemand playback.

These webinars are entirely presented by 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 held various positions with responsibility across all operational areas including accounting, internal audit, Call Report preparation and review while working for community as well as regional banks.

Included Recordings

Bank Accounting for Beginners - 4 Part Series
This learning experience is designed for bankers, accountants, and auditors new to banking or the accounting department and those seeking a refresher course on the basic accounting concepts targeted for the activities of a financial institution. This series will cover:

  • General application of accounting practices to include a discussion of double-entry accounting, the general ledger, and the flow of accounting transaction activity into a balance sheet and income statemen
  • The impact of debits and credits posted to the major categories of assets, liabilities, equity, income, and expense.
  • An overview of the Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) and the concept of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP) and the role of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
  • Examples and exercises to illustrate accounting transactions for a major asset, liability, equity, income, and expense items will play a significant role in the learning experience.
  • Discussions related to basic and important internal controls with a description of why controls are important to the overall accounting and financial reporting process of the institution.
  • The basic concept of consolidation accounting with sample eliminating entries will be provided.
  • Take-away accounting exercises will be provided to participants after each session.
  • The presentation materials and the extensive exhibit takeaways provide a future reference source to all participants on the accounting topics covered.

Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - 4 Part Series
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”.
  • 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.
  • 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.
    • The process for creating consolidated financial statements to include sample transactions with a bank’s holding company.
    • 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.
    • A basic understanding on how to prepare a statement of cash flows.
    • Accounting for equity securities

Who Should Attend

Bank Accounting for Beginners - 4 Part Series

The learning experience is designed for those who are new to bank accounting, bank auditing, or those who are looking for a refresher on the accounting practices and basic components of the balance sheet and income statement of a financial institution. Time should be allowed for post-session follow-up work on accounting exercises provided as part of the learning experience. The presentation information and extensive exhibit takeaways contribute significantly to the learning experience and provide a source for future reference on the accounting topics covered.

Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - 4 Part Series

The course is designed for those who understand the basis of bank accounting and desire to have a deeper understanding of 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 areas of the bank’s financial statements, to include the basic concepts of consolidations and preparing a statement of cash flows.


Cynthia Dopjera

Instructor Bio

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 held various positions with responsibility across all operational areas, to include accounting, internal audit, Call Report preparation and review while working for community as well as regional banks.

In 2000, Ms. Dopjera joined the public accounting firm of Harper & Pearson Company, P.C., where she served as Practice Leader for the Firm?s financial institutions practice covering community and regional institutions. The Firm?s services included financial statement audit, accounting, tax preparation and filing, internal control audit, Call Report audit, loan and asset quality review, and design and implementation of internal controls over financial reporting frameworks for institutions regulated under FDICIA and Sarbanes-Oxley. In 2018, Ms. Dopjera retired from Harper & Pearson Company, and currently provides accounting, consulting, and training services to financial institutions.