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Concurrent Session Online

GAE2122. Telling the Story of Financial Statements

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
Aug 17
2:50 PM–3:40 PM
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Accounting (Governmental)
1-2 Years in the Profession
Advanced Preparation
Session Tags
State and Local
Yellow Book