Course Information

Course No:  141220

Course Name:  Accounting for Foreign Currency

Field of Study:    Accounting

Course Description:  

In today’s modern economy, the growth of foreign operations is continuing upward and the number of companies with foreign operations has expanded. For example, a company often operates in different economic and currency environments to stay competitive in the global marketplace. Thus, it must have a process for reporting foreign currency balances to address several financial reporting issues, such as determining functional currencies, accounting for foreign currency transactions, and translating its foreign entity’s financial statements. ASC 830 Foreign Currency Matters provides guidance for transactions denominated in a foreign currency, and for operations undertaken in a foreign currency environment. This course covers key aspects of the guidance and includes specific examples to illustrate its application. Relevant references to and excerpts from ASC 830 are discussed throughout the course.

Learning objectives: After completing this section, you should be able to:

  • Recognize key areas of guidance in ASC 830 Foreign Currency Matters.
  • Identify steps to remeasure foreign currency transactions to the functional currency.
  • Identify steps to translate foreign currency financial statements to the reporting currency.

Course Material: Online Material

Program level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: None

Advance preparation: None

Type of delivery method: QAS Self-study

Recommended CPE credits:   2.0

Final examination expiration date:   The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.