Webcast: The Facts: Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting (CATFBP116)
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10/31/2016
When: 10/31/2016
10:30 AM until 2:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4163051C
United States
Presenter: Kathy A. Johnson


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Acronym CATFBP116
CPE 4 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Category
Accounting & Auditing
Level Intermediate
Yellow Book No
Prerequisite Experience in general ledger preparation.
Who should attend Accountants; financial planning and analysis professionals; and controllers.
Members $120
CPA Non-Members $188

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Description

Preparing, collecting and consolidating information to prepare budgets can be overwhelming without some direction. Learn how to collect, organize and use data to better budget, plan and forecast.

Materials are provided as an ebook.

Objectives

  • Identify how to evaluate and consolidate the data needed for budgeting, financial planning and forecasting.
  • Outline best practices to make the process clear, concise and more efficient.
  • Recognize accounting control of the process.
  • Determine how to set goals for management.
  • Recall how to plan for cash requirements, including necessary equity infusions.
  • Identify a platform for discussing the future.

Topics

  • Budgeting and forecasting process and objectives
  • Bottom-up vs. top-down P&L
  • Rolling vs. annual budgets
  • Review process