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Accounting in local government

Rowan Jones

Accounting in local government

by Rowan Jones

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Published by Institute of Cost and Management Accountants in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Rowan H. Jones.
SeriesFramework series in accountancy
ContributionsInstitute of Cost and Management Accountants.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14627856M

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). This organization created what eventually became the National Council on Governmental Accounting (NCGA). •Mids the first “Blue Book” (Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting (GAAFR) was File Size: KB. Georgia Local Government employees who are enrolled in the Local Government Financial Management Certification Program. Governmental accounting professionals with previous private sector experience who want to gain governmental accounting knowledge. Independent public accountants with state and local governmental auditing or consulting.

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Government accounting refers to the process of recording and the management of all financial transactions incurred by the government which includes its income and expenditures.. Various governmental accounting systems are used by various public sector entities. In the United States, for instance, there are two levels of government which follow different accounting standards set forth by. CPAs working in state & local governments face a unique and rapidly-changing set of challenges. The playing field is in constant motion. The FICPA's State & Local Government Accounting Conference brings together experts in the field, to provide attendees (in-person and via simulcast) the information they need to navigate the ethical and practical demands of public services.


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