10 December 2019

US GAAP - introduction


An overview of the workings of US GAAP, plus an understanding of the key differences between accounting principles in the US and in the UK.

Who should attend?
Those dealing with US parent or subsidiary organisations who have very little or no experience of US GAAP and need a basic understanding of the key differences between US and UK GAAP.

What you will gain

  • An overview of the workings of US GAAP
  • An understanding of the significant differences between accounting principles followed in the US and in the UK
  • An outline of the US regulatory background, together with specific matters affecting the balance sheet, the income statement and key disclosures

Programme outline

  • The US regulatory environment
  • The format and contents of financial statements under US GAAP
  • Commonly encountered balance sheet issues
  • Commonly encountered income statement issues
  • Disclosure issues
  • The' roadmap' for convergence between IFRS and US GAAP

More complex standards are covered in US GAAP - advanced.

The course starts at 9.30am. Lunch and refreshments are included.
6 CPD hours (where applicable).

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

Booking Information

Date Location Price
10 December 2019 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 634.00
Member price: £571. Plus VAT on all prices.

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