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ACAF - Not-for-Profit Accounting

Code:
ACCT 4084

This course places emphasis on the applications of accounting concepts encountered in the not-for-profit and charities sector, it also consists of an overview of government (public sector) financial reporting. The purpose of this course is to produce a mid-level accountant with skills in the not-for-profit sector able to function in environments of low-to mid-level complexity with low levels of uncertainty. The course will focus on applied knowledge, using authentic not-for-profit scenarios that require students to demonstrate the application of technical knowledge. Accounting software is integrated throughout the course to help students develop the skills needed in the marketplace. In addition, this course will help students develop other skills such as communication, managing and analyzing information, solving routine problems and effectively promoting personal management and teamwork. This course covers the following topics: how not-for-profit organizations (NFPOs) are created; the concepts of good governance and internal controls with an NFPO; differences in accounting between NFPOs and for-profit entities; fund accounting and the use of the restricted fund method; the deferral method of accounting for contributions; the characteristics of registered charities; a brief overview of various types of government organizations, and Accounting Software Application.

Notes:

CPA has discontinued the ACAF credential moving forward. Only those already registered in the program are currently eligible to enroll in courses toward this credential. For further information, please call (905) 721-3052.

CPA requires a minimum grade of 60% in this course to qualify towards an ACAF accreditation


Textbooks:

  • Winter - None required
  • Fall - None required
  • Spring/Summer - None required

Prerequisites:

  • ACCT 3082 ACAF - Advanced Financial Reporting
  • And ACCT 3083 ACAF - Audit and Assurance
  • And COMP 3080 ACAF - Information Technology
  • And ACCT 3081 ACAF - Intermediate Management Accounting
  • And ACCT 3085 ACAF - Taxation

Scheduled Dates

CRN Day Date Time Hours Location Fee Availability
1080410-SEP-19 to 17-DEC-1912:00 am - 12:01 am42Online $367.60
1078014-JAN-20 to 21-APR-2012:00 am - 12:01 am42Online $367.60
1076812-MAY-20 to 18-AUG-2012:00 am - 12:01 am42Online $367.60
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