Financial Controllers: IFRS/US GAAP Annual Update (NASBA CPE)

  • 21 Sep 2021
  • 22 Sep 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • 21 Sep 2021, 9:00 AM 1:00 PM (UTC-05:00)
  • 22 Sep 2021, 9:00 AM 1:00 PM (UTC-05:00)
  • Online



This IFRS and US GAAP Technical Update course has been specifically developed to bring experienced preparers and users of financial statements up-to-date with recent developments.

Learning Objectives:

  • Technical updates and refreshers on IFRS and US GAAP, including leases and benchmark rate reform 

  • Financial Reporting implications resulting from COVID-19 

  • Expected Credit Losses 

  • Sustainability and ESG Issues 

  • Special Purpose Acquisition Company Issues 

  • Cryptocurrency Issues 

  • Case Studies 


Bob Phelps BA, FCA is a trainer of long standing in the business and financial community. He specialises in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), UK GAAP and US GAAP. This has involved him partnering in learning projects with a wide variety of different clients in both the private and public sectors. Working around the world, he has designed and delivered training within varying corporate and national cultures and has gained valuable experience of learners’ needs in what can be very different and challenging contexts. Recently he has delivered training courses to range of sectors including banking, insurance, legal, retail, real estate, oil and gas, waste disposal and engineering. Bob is a UK Chartered Accountant and was educated at private schools in Trinidad and the UK and at the University of Wales. An experienced accountancy exam tutor, he was formerly involved in the start-up and management of a regional training centre of a national financial training company. Bob’s work also includes training and consulting on financial statement analysis, business valuation and bank prudential regulation.

Saket Modi is an international financial trainer and consultant based out of London. He specializes in training courses on advanced accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis topics, particularly with regards to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and financial instruments. He has facilitated courses for preparers and users of financial statements from over 50 countries in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and the Caribbean. Saket has spent considerable time working, advising and training on complex matters relating to IFRS, including recognition and measurement of financial instruments and technical updates. He has designed learning materials and facilitated courses for organizations in different sectors including financial institutions, oil and gas companies, governments, professional services firms, accountancy bodies and educational institutions. He has written material on IFRS Accounting for Financial Instruments for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and was invited by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board® (IAASB®) to present a paper on IFRS 9 Financial Instruments at their board meeting in New York. Saket has gained valuable experience working with FTSE listed companies and also with major accounting firms. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, holds IFRS certificate from the ICAEW and IPSAS Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). In addition to being a qualified accountant, Saket is also a CFA® charterholder.

Who Should Attend: Financial Controllers, Directors of finance, CFOs, Accountants, Financial Statement Preparers, Financial Statement Users

NASBA CPD: 8 (Attendance is required for both days to obtain full credit hours)

CIIPA Member: $280

Non-CIIPA Member: $330

All registrants will receive a link to the sessions closer to the date.

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