Basics of Construction Accounting Course (Three-Day Course)

Sep 29, 2021 - 3:00 PM (ET) - Online
Hosted by CFMA

About this Event

Sept. 29, 30 & Oct. 1 from 3 to 5 p.m.

This course is designed for accounting professionals new to the construction industry, as well as construction industry professionals who want or need a better understanding of construction accounting processes, construction cost management systems, job costs and job cost reporting, the WIP, and the most important elements of a contractor's financial statements. This six-hour course provides an introduction to the key processes and practices that make construction accounting unique.

Learning objectives:
After this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of a job cost system and the project life cycle
  • Calculate earned revenue.
  • Identify what a construction company expects from its financial manager.

Level & Prerequisites:
This is a group-live program at the Basic Level. No prerequisites or advanced preparation required.

CPE information:
Earn 6 CPE credits in the field of Accounting.

Who should attend?
Accountants and CPAs new to the construction industry; new Construction Financial Managers & controllers; accounting department support staff; project managers, construction managers, risk & IT professionals, financial services providers, owners, and anyone who would benefit from an understanding of the fundamental construction accounting processes.

Colleague Discount:
If you are a colleague of a CFMA member, you can receive a discount on registration. Contact for details.

Group Viewing:
If you plan to view this program as part of a group and need to earn CPE credit, please contact CFMA at

Featured Speakers

Linda Clifford, MBA, Construction Contractor
Rod Barbour, CPA, CFO, Lawson Mechanical Contractors


Members: $189.00
Non-members: $275.00

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