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Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - 5 Part Series

This course is designed for those who understand the basics of bank accounting and want a deeper understanding for more complex activities. In addition, members of the accounting team who participate in the audit process and work 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, including the basic concepts of consolidations and preparing a statement of cash flows.

Upcoming
March 5, 2024
March 12, 2024
March 18, 2024
March 20, 2024
March 26, 2024
Presented by Cynthia Dopjera
10 CPE Credits
$1,299.00 or 5 Tokens

Includes: Live Access, 30 Days OnDemand Playback, Presenter Materials and Handouts

  • Accounting/Reporting
  • Auditing
  • Reporting
  • Branch Manager
  • Controller/Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Senior Management
  • Training Manager
  • Trainer

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Included Webinars

  • Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - Part 1
  • Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - Part 2
  • Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - Part 3
  • Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - Part 4
  • Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - Part 5

Series Details

Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - Part 1

The first part of the series will provide the participant with an understanding of the Accounting Standards Codification and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) along with an overview of selected new accounting standards and the associated implementation timelines. A discussion on the concept of Audit Assertions that apply to major categories of a bank’s assets, liabilities and equity will be presented. In addition, this webinar will discuss the concept of “internal controls over financial reporting” and the 4 “Lines of Defense” within a financial institution.

Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - Part 2

The second part of the series will focus on the accounting for credit losses on all financial instruments as required under ASC Topic 326 (CECL). Accounting for problem loans will be covered and includes non-accrual activities and the updated requirements for reporting modified loans under ASC Topic 326.

Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - Part 3

The third part of the series will focus on accounting for Other Real Estate Owned (OREO), accounting for equity securities, debt securities and the proper accounting for premiums paid on callable debt securities, with an example on applying a Modified Retrospective approach as required with the adoption of new accounting standards. This part will also look at accounting for leases under the new lease accounting standard.

Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - Part 4

The fourth part of the series will focus on accounting for deferred taxes and accruing for current income tax expense. The concepts behind accounting for stock option plans will also be discussed.

Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - Part 5

The fifth part of the series will focus on the concepts behind accounting for a business combination, the basic components in preparing a set of consolidated financial statements, and a beginner’s look at how to prepare a statement of cash flows.

What You'll Learn

  • 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” and the meaning of “lines of defense” in internal controls
  • 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 resulting from a business combination will be provided

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for bankers seeking an understanding of accounting for more complex bank transactions as required under U.S. GAAP, along with the concepts 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.

Field of Study:Accounting

Skill level:Basic

Prerequisites:None

Advanced Preparation:None


Cynthia Dopjera

Instructor Bio

Ms. Dopjera, a Certified Public Accountant, has 40 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.

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.


Continuing Education Credit Information

Bank Accounting: Beyond the Basics - 5 Part Series has been approved for 10 CPE credits. Credits are redeemable for Live attendance only.

OnCourse Learning is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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