International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)

International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)



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  • Understand the international accounting standards in the government sector and clarify the difference between the cash-based international public sector accounting standards and their accrual-based counterpart
  • Understand the core values ​​of IPSAS
  • Identify the basis for preparing and presenting financial statements, accounting policies and other explanatory notes in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Studying the basic conditions included in the accrual-based international accounting standards for the public sector in the interest of workers preparing financial reports, financial auditors and users of these reports.
  • Provide guidance on how to use International Public Sector Accounting Standards in practice
  • Ensure that its employees understand the International Public Sector Accounting Standards
  • The ability to determine the basis for the transformation process to apply accounting standards
  • Knowing and defining the roles and responsibilities of employees and company departments in applying these standards
  • Employees acquire sound knowledge of how to apply international accounting standards in the public sector efficiently and effectively
  • Ensure that employees carry out the transition to the accrual basis efficiently and professionally
  • Being able to put in place mechanisms to monitor the continuity of work with international accounting standards in the public sector
  • The ability to apply these standards in the public sector
  • Strengthening the role of the trainee in the transition to the basis of merit
  • Acquiring new skills that qualify the trainee for ambitious career growth


Who should attend?

  • Board members
  • Managers and members of financial departments
  • Managers and members of the Internal Audit Department
  • Accountants and financial analysts
  • Compliance Officers
  • Governance Managers
  • Managers and members of legal departments


Course content:
Overview of IPSAS

  • An overview of the work of IPSASB
  • The purpose of the financial statements in the government sector
  • The main principles of international accounting standards
  • IFRS
  • The general framework for accountability in government units
  • Aspects of disclosure and transparency
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • The basics of accounting measurement used in government accounting

IPSAS Standards

  • Review of the current standards of international accounting standards for the public sector
  • Financial statements that comply with international accounting standards for the public sector
  • Requirements for the application of the International Standards for Government Accounting IPSAS in government institutions
  • Issuance of a statement of financial position
  • Issuance of a cash flow statement
  • Accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors
  • International government accounting standards based on accrual and cash basis
  • The General Framework of International Accounting Standards in the Governmental Sector IPSAS

International Accounting Standards for Government Financial Performance

  • Accounting for revenue from exchange transactions
  • Accounting for non-exchange revenue
  • Accounting for wages, salaries and employee benefits
  • Accounting for lease contracts
  • Construction Contracts
  • Reconciliation of expenses and revenues
  • Settlement of covenants and trusts

International accounting standards for government assets, property and liabilities

  • Accounting for fixed assets and their depreciation
  • Accounting for intangible assets
  • Accounting for stock, damaged and lost
  • Accounting for government investments
  • Accounting for the depreciation of assets after their acquisition
  • Accounting for provisions, liabilities and potential assets
  • Accounting for contingent liabilities and contingent assets

Preparing financial statements and governmental final accounts in accordance with international standards and their applications

  • Closing government final accounts
  • Preparing and presenting government financial statements
  • View cash flow statements
  • Events after the financial reporting date
  • Disclosure of financial information about the general government sector
  • Presentation of budget data in the financial statements and statements
  • Applications and Examples