Financial Accounting

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FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

A strong foundation in the basic principles of financial accounting is critical to understand the implications of contemplated business and accounting decisions. In this section, you will find case studies and lecture materials that cover technical accounting topics in depth. Additionally, our KPMG Accounting Basics Video series includes short videos covering difficult topics in an entertaining way.

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Accounting Basics Videos: Bonds

Gia Chevis, Ph.D., Baylor University
2016

This is one of four videos in the Accounting Basics Video Series. This five-minute animated video clearly explains how... Read More >
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Accounting Basics Videos: Net Present Value

Gia Chevis, Ph.D., Baylor University
2016

This is one of four videos in the Accounting Basics Video Series. This five-minute animated video clearly explains the... Read More >
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Accounting Basics Videos: Revenue Recognition Video

Gia Chevis, Ph.D., Baylor University
2016

This is one of four videos in the Accounting Basics Video Series. This six-minute animated video clearly explains how to... Read More >
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ALPFA 2006 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2006

These 33 cases were originally developed for use in the 2006 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2007 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2007

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2007 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2008 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2008

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2008 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2009 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2009

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2009 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2010 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2010

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2010 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2011 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2011

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2011 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2012 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2012

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2012 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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ALPFA 2013 Cases

Brian Ballou, Ph.D., CPA, and Dan L. Heitger, Ph.D., Miami University
2013

These 10 cases were originally developed for use in the 2013 KPMG/Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and... Read More >
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Building an effective financial crimes change management program

KPMG
2017-09-15

This paper discusses the importance of establishing a financial crimes change management program that begins with an... Read More >
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Featured Webcast: New leases standard implementation Part 1: A conversation with FASB

KPMG
2017-10-24

Join us on Tuesday, October 24 from 12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EDT for KPMG's discussion about lease standard... Read More >
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Forensic Case Study: Lots of Books, Inc.

KPMG
2016

This case is designed to provide an introduction to the forensic accounting process and to challenge student teams to... Read More >
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IFRS 15 Revenue – 2017 Update and Implementation Issues

KPMG
2017-05-18

This 60-minute IFRS Webcast held on May 18, 2017 summarizes key differences between IFRS 15 and ASC 606, including... Read More >
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Introduction to Fair Value Case Study

Ervin L. Black, Ph.D., Brigham Young University
2013

This module will give students a basic understanding of fair value accounting and help them to understand the practice and... Read More >
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Manresa Air: Financial Due Diligence Case Study

KPMG
2008

This financial due diligence case study provides students with an introduction to the financial due diligence process, as... Read More >
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Revenue Recognition Handbook

KPMG
2017-06-28

KPMG’s guidance on and interpretation of ASC 606. KPMG explains the new revenue recognition standard in detail, providing... Read More >
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Technical Case Studies: Revised and Updated

KPMG
2013

These four case studies are based on actual projects and cover the following topics: accounting for lease extensions,... Read More >
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