Construction Contractors Acctg. & Fin. Reporting Issues Webcast [CST4]

Jul 21, 2021
Time: 08:30am-12:00pm


Accounting & Auditing

Credit Hours:



Member: $125.00
Non-member: $225.00

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Discussion Leader:

William (Bill) I. Eskin, CPA    more info

William (Bill) I. Eskin, CPA is very active in the accounting, auditing, tax, and fraud investigation fields in general, and the construction and real estate industries in particular, where he may be best known for identifying and proving CPA malpractice. Recently, he had five books published: Construction Contractors – Real-World Guide to Accounting and Auditing, Critical Issues Involving Taxation of Construction Contractors, Real Estate Tax Boot Camp, Real Estate Taxation: Critical Considerations, and Taking Advantage of Installment Sales and Like-Kind Exchanges. Previously, Bill had been the Director of Financial Analysis and Investigation for the world’s largest surety group. His professional experience also includes more than 12 years of experience working for various CPA firms where he specialized in construction, real estate, litigation support, and other services. He has been a discussion leader for various organizations where he has taught numerous courses, presentations, and webinars. Bill has been awarded the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award every year for the past 11 years. He has also been a featured speaker at the AICPA National Construction Conference and various state CPA annual conferences.

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Website registration for this course closes on July 20, 2021. To register after this date please contact the society at or 907-562-4334.

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Construction Contractors: Accounting & Financial Reporting Issues Webcast (CST4)

July 21st, 2021

Accounting and financial reporting for construction contractors may be the most difficult area to be in compliance with the various standards. Also, construction engagements are, in many instances, more dangerous than most lines of businesses due to the many users of the financial statements. In this course, we will discuss why construction accounting and financial reporting are so complex, and discuss the relationship between the contractor and the surety, from both an underwriting and claims perspective. We will also explore what the surety looks for in order to maximize potential bond credit.

Major Topics Covered:
- Overall landscape of the construction industry
- GAAP and recent changes affecting the construction industry
- The new Revenue Recognition Standard and its impact on the construction industry
- The unique relationship between the contractor and the surety
- The new lease FASB ASC and its impact on the construction industry

Learning Objectives:
- Apply accounting and financial reporting standards to construction contractors

Designed For:
Practitioners who have construction clients and professionals in the construction industry who need to be up-to-date on the latest information

CPE Credits: 4, Accounting & Auditing

Level of Knowledge: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Previous experience in the construction industry or in providing service to construction clients.

Acronym: CST4

Discussion Leader: William (Bill) I. Eskin, CPA