CPE Webinar

Introduction to the Federal Leasing Standard SFFAS 54

calendar icon October 18, 2022

The federal leasing standard implementation date is rapidly approaching. The complexity of this standard will require careful planning and communication across the organization and should not be pushed to the last minute. This course will help give your federal agency the jump start it needs to understand the new accounting required, how a software solution can help, and the steps to take to properly implement SFFAS 54.

Course Objectives:

  1. Introduction to SFFAS 54 Accounting
  2.  Understand the phases of implementation
  3.  Understand how a software solution can help gather the required information
  4.  Best Practices and Tips from Others Implementing the Leasing Standard


Danny Martinez, CPA, CGFM  | Director, Government & Public Sector, Accounting Advisory Lead
Ward Melhuish, CSSGB | Managing Director, Federal Government Sector Advisory Leader, Advisory Services
Jason Parker | Lead Accounting Manager, LeaseQuery

For more information on SFFAS 54, Leases, and what your Federal agency should be doing about it today, check out our four-phase implementation methodology.

CPE Accreditation

Delivery Method | Group Internet Based
Recommended CPE Credit | Eligible for 1 CPE, pending approval
Recommended Field(s) of Study | Accounting (Governmental)
Recommended Capability | Business Development
Prerequisites | None
Program Level | Basic
Advanced Preparation | None

Cherry Bekaert Continuing Professional Education: Statement of Admin Policies

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

CPE for Virtual Events

  • Please join sessions on time, or 5 minutes early if possible. Joining a session late may cause you to lose the ability to obtain CPE based on the following NASBA regulations:
    • There will be 4 polling questions per hour of each session.
    • In order to receive CPE credit for virtual events, you must attend at a minimum, 50 minutes of every hour and respond to at least 3 of the 4 polling questions per hour.
    • Polling questions will not be announced in advance.
    • If you view the conference in a group setting, you will still need to log into CPE sessions through your laptop to track your attendance and respond to polling questions.
    • We cannot guarantee polling questions will appear on your mobile device and recommend that you use your laptop for your webinar session. We will not be able to award you CPE credit if you do no answer the required number of polling questions and/or are not in session for the required length of time. This includes issues due to mobile technological difficulties or any other difficulty that is unique to your webinar connection.
    • Please be sure that you join the session for which you registered using the link that was provided to you. We will not be able to award you CPE if you join a session using a link that was provided to someone else.
    • You will receive one certificate for each course you attend/pass.

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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