After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Recognize general requirements for financial statement presentation that are applicable to all reporting entities in accordance with GAAP
- Define specific GAAP rules with regard to the presentation of the following: (1) the balance sheet; (2) the statement of shareholder equity; (3) comprehensive income; (4) the income statement; (5) the statement of cash flows; and(6) the notes to the financial statements
- Identify the SEC accounting rules applicable to the preparation and inclusion of financial statements in the Form 10-K (Annual Report) and the Form 10-Q (Quarterly Report) for those entities subject to such reporting requirements
Tim Gearty is the National Director and Editor-in-Chief for the world’s largest CPA training program, Becker CPA Review. In addition to his editorial leadership, Tim is also Becker's National Lead Instructor, whose taped lectures are seen in over 325 locations throughout the world. Tim is a nationally recognized expert and speaker on a variety of accounting and tax topics, and has appeared as keynote speaker for several Fortune 100 companies as well as many national associations. He has frequently been called upon over the past twenty years to present accounting and tax topics to large groups, organizations, and corporations, accounting firms and in legal proceedings. Tim is a partner in Gearty & McIntyre, LLP, CPA, a firm which has developed a reputation as a specialist in business advisory services, litigation support and forensic accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Public Accountants as well as a trustee of that organization. He holds a BS in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and both a MBA in Finance and Law Degree (JD) from Seton Hall University. Tim is a member of the New Jersey and American Bar Associations.
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