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AICPA & CIMA 2021 Governmental Accounting & Auditing Online Update

GAE2122 - Telling the Story of Financial Statements

Aug 17, 2021 2:50pm ‐ Aug 17, 2021 3:40pm

Standard: $49.00


Elected officials, citizens and even the government's staff and leadership team can be intimidated by the audited financial statements often not even trying to read them. This session will discuss ways that both the auditor and the finance officer can translate the financial data and auditor conclusions into understandable terms to better grasp the government's financial message and in so doing build confidence and trust in annual financial statements.

Learning Objectives:
  • Build strategies to better communicate financial results to a non financial audience
  • Understand how auditor and finance officer communications can complementary when communicating audit and financial results


  • Eric Formberg, CPA,CGFM, Retired Partner, Plante Moran
  • Robert Scott, CPA, Chief Financial Officer/Assistant City Manager, City of Carrollton, TX
Category: Concurrent Session Online

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