While the effective date of Topic 606 has passed, there will always be a need for a comprehensive review of the accounting related to revenue recognition. Whether you are looking to improve your revenue recognition processes, benchmark your financial statement disclosures against your peer group, or stay up to speed on the latest revenue recognition guidance, this course will provide you with the information you need to apply Topic 606 in this current environment.This course will provide the detailed review of the Topic 606 guidance, including identifying and discussing those areas of Topic 606 implementation which were the most challenging to apply for many entities. We will review the Topic 606 Five-Step revenue recognition model, highlighting areas of nuance and significant judgment, and focus on disclosure requirements under the new standard. Then we’ll focus on lessons learned from the implementation of the new guidance, concentrating on ways to continue to enhance the revenue recognition process, analyzing the relevancy of the financial statement disclosures related to revenue, and addressing common operational issues which arose even after the adoption of Topic 606. As public companies have already found out, applying Topic 606 is an evolving exercise with great opportunity to improve your current efforts by learning from the results of others. This course will provide the forum to do so.
Practicing CPAs and their staffs, both in public accounting and business and industry — controllers, accountants, and other financial accounting personnel involved in financial statement preparation and review
Apply the FASB’s new revenue recognition guidance found in ASC Topic 606 Describe the FASB’s new five-step revenue recognition model Discuss the presentation and disclosure requirements in the new standard Utilize hands-on examples and illustrations to increase your overall understanding and application of the material Comprehend industry and issue specific guidance related to revenue recognition Identify operational implementation issues related to adopting the new standard Recall best practices and feedback to enhance the subsequent reporting of revenue
ASC Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers The FASB’s new five-step revenue recognition model, including hands-on examples and illustrations of the new guidance Presentation and disclosure requirements and examples Industry-specific implementation issues and guidance Best practices, lessons learned and opportunities to improve on the reporting of revenue under Topic 606 going forward Accounting considerations related to COVID-19-driven changes to revenue recognition processes
Experience in financial accounting and reporting