Dates & Locations For This Course
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Days Inn
18360 Conneaut Lake Rd
Meadville, PA 16335

Bookkeeping and Accounting Basics (04-18-17)


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This course is designed to provide municipal officials including: auditors, municipal secretaries, treasurers, clerks, administrators and elected officials with relevant information regarding the basic concepts of bookkeeping and accounting principles.

During this full-day course, our instructors will provide attendees with an introduction to fund accounting using accounting basics such as assets, liabilities and fund equity. They will review double entry bookkeeping, monthly accounting cycles, realistic accounting transactions (including debit and credit exercises), vouchers, account reconciliation and related computer software. Attendees will have an opportunity to review the Chart of Accounts and learn how it links to the Accounting System, the Annual Budget and the Annual Audit report. Participants will have the opportunity to network with other municipal treasurers, sharing tips on how to perform essential functions of the job. After attending this course, attendees will have increased their knowledge of municipal financial record keeping and be better able to work within their local government on the annual budget and audit processes.

Register by filling out the linked form and either scanning and emailing it to PML or faxing to 717-236-9493.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing by faxing to 717-763-9732 or sending an email to Refunds will be determined by the date of the fax or email. A cancellation received less than 10 business days of the session you are registered for, is subject to a $20 processing fee for refunds. Those who cancel within 2 business days of the session date or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee and if unpaid, will be invoiced. Credit toward future courses may be accepted upon approval; substitutions may be accepted.