Lease Accounting Webinar

Hosted by First American Education Finance and the Bonadio Group

Impacts of Lease Accounting Changes on Your School

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) on lease accounting. This ASU affects all companies that lease assets and can significantly change the way educational entities account for leasing arrangements. The new guidance is intended to increase transparency in lease accounting by requiring organizations to report any long-term lease liability on the balance sheet.

Watch a replay of the webinar to learn the importance of the new two-lease model, financial reporting changes, impacts on covenants, and the timing and implementation of the new updates. In addition, hear how schools are using leasing to fund growth.

Featured Speakers:

  • Kelly Thompson, CPA, Principal, The Bonadio Group
  • Chad Wiedenhofer, Senior Vice President, First American Education Finance

What You Will Learn:

  • What the new standard is, why was it issued, and the new two-lease model
  • Changes to financial reporting and the impact on financial statements
  • Timing of implementation, effective dates and transition considerations
  • Other considerations with bank covenants, systems and processes
  • The importance of leasing and how schools are using leasing to fund growth

Additional Details:

  • Program Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisites: At least 2 years of experience in accounting for higher education entitites
  • Advanced Preparation: N/A
  • Instructional Delivery Method: Group-Internet-Based

We understand that there are many questions around these new changes and the impact they may have on a schools strategic use of lease financing. Feel free to contact us with any additional questions or to schedule a time to go through the changes in more detail.

Additional Details:
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