CPE Webinar

Happily Ever ACFR: Crafting Your Financial Reporting Fairy Tale

calendar icon October 24, 2023

Join us to gain insights from our Cherry Bekaert Professionals on the following topic.

Happily Ever ACFR: Crafting Your Financial Reporting Fairy Tale

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

Preparing an Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) can sometimes feel more like a horror movie than a fairy tale. Learn from Cherry Bekaert accounting advisors about how to set yourself up for success when preparing your ACFR. We will look at the most common ACFR preparation mistakes and provide tools and resources to help your government avoid them. We will also share innovative ideas on how to reboot or refresh your ACFR’s clarity and readability.

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply Cherry Bekaert’s four-phase preparation approach to your government
  • Avoid the most common ACFR preparation mistakes
  • Identify resources to assist in performing your ACFR quality control review
  • Refresh your ACFR to improve clarity and readability


Scott Anderson, CPA | Director, Assurance Services, Cherry Bekaert
Danny Martinez, CPA, CGFM | Government & Public Sector Accounting Advisory Lead

CPE Accreditation

  • Delivery Method | Group Internet Based
  • Recommended CPE credit | 1 hour CPE
  • Recommended Field(s) of Study | Accounting
  • CPE Capability | Technical Expertise/Problem Solving
  • Prerequisites | None
  • Program Level | Basic
  • Advanced Preparation | None

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This event is complimentary. Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds.

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For questions regarding registration or event cancellation, please contact Maddie Robbins. For all other questions regarding CPE policies, please contact Cherry Bekaert at cbhlearning@cbh.com.

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