This course will focus on the financial analysis of a government's audited financial statements as a means to provide information on the entity's financial health to the governing body, and effective methods for presenting the annual audited financial statements to the jurisdiction's governing body. 

Course Outline

Please note there are two methods to register for this course. Click the Single Registration button to register and pay online. To request an invoice, click the Single Registration button, and then select Checkout. Log in with your account information. Under payment method, select "Request for Invoice." Once you click this option, you must then select "Company Invoice" under Choose Payment Method. You will receive an email with the invoice attached.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to

  • define financial analysis

  • identify common financial indicators and ratios used in financial statement analysis

  • calculate key financial ratios using the fund level and government-wide financial statements

  • recall sources for comparison purposes


Credits: Participants will earn 2.5 CPE, .2 CEU, 2 Contact Hours

Attendance Policy: Not applicable, self-study

Field of Study: Accounting (Governmental)

Prerequisites: Knowledge in state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting.

Who Should Attend? This session is for state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting professionals and others responsible for providing financial analysis.

Advance Preparation: None 

Program Level: Intermediate

Delivery Method: QAS Self Study

University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: https://www.nasbaregistry.org

Contact: For more information regarding refunds, concerns, and program cancellation policies, please contact Sue Joe, suejin@uga.edu.


Knowledge in state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Online Unwrapping The Audited Financial Statements: Financial Statement Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation
QAS Self-Study
Jul 01, 2021 to Jun 30, 2022
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee $119.00
Section Notes
No refund (100% service charge) if canceled less than one day before the session start date.
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