Governmental Accounting Conference - Virtual Only

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Event Details

Thursday, August 20, 2020

8:00am – 4:00pm
(Registration: 7:30am)


Best Western Great Northern Hotel

835 Great Northern Blvd

Helena, MT 59601


Field of Study

  • Accounting (Governmental)
  • Behavioral Ethics

CPE Credit

8 hours CPE credit

Course Code


Level of Knowledge



Montana Society of CPAs


After much thought, MSCPA has decided to take all our CPE Classes till the end of December 2020 to virtual, this includes all conference. The risk of COVID-19 is just too high and we would not want any of you to get sick at one of our classes. All materials will be electronic.

The Montana Society of CPAs’ Governmental Audit, Accounting and Financial Reporting Committee is proud to present a conference that focuses on accounting, auditing and reporting issues affecting Montana’s local governments. This conference has been designed for auditors of local governments, representatives of city, county, town and district governing boards and accountants from city, county, town and school district business offices.


8:00am - 11:30am - GASB Update with Scott A. Reeser, GASB
This GASB update session will cover standards that have been issued that are still in the implementation stage as well as projects currently on the GASB’s current technical agenda. This session will feature an in-depth look at the new reporting requirements and implementation guidance that has been issued related to fiduciary activities and leases. The session will also cover standards on asset retirement obligations, debt disclosures, construction-period interest costs, majority equity interests, and conduit debt. Finally, this session will cover due process documents expected to be released in this summer related to the financial reporting model and revenue and expense recognition projects.

11:30am - 12:30pm - Lunch

12:30pm - 4:00pm - Yellow Book, Auditing Standards, items related to the pandemic and Fraud with Tammy Erickson and Keith Simovic, Moss Adams

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