Construction Contractors: Accounting Considerations - Offered Virtually Only -

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  • Date/Time
    • Oct 25, 2021
    • Sign In: 8:45am (MT)
    • Program: 9:00am - 12:30pm (MT)
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  • Location
    • Your Computer
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      ISCPA Webinar, ID 00000
  • Credits
    • 4.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Accounting (4.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • None

  • Vendor
    • *** ISCPA ***
  • Level
    • Beginning
  • Fields of Study
    • Accounting & Auditing
  • Message
    • Webinar - Viewing From Computer



The construction industry is one of the most unique when it comes to being in compliance with the various accounting standards. This course examines the core knowledge necessary to succeed and the key issues impacting construction accounting. Dig deeper into revenue recognition guidance and take a look forward for what leases guidance will bring. Find out what other new developments may mean for you, your company, or your clients. In addition, this course explores the relationship between the contractor and the surety. With construction comprising such a large portion of the economy and always growing, it is more important than ever for you to be on top of the very latest in accounting changes for the construction industry.

Designed For

  • Practitioners and financial professionals in the construction industry


  • Recall key considerations regarding the construction industry and the players who take part.
  • Identify key concepts related up-to-date GAAP accounting methods applicable to construction contractors.
  • Recall the key portions of construction contractor financial statements
  • Understand what a surety is and how they assist in the overall construction process.
  • Highlights

    • Types of contractors
    • GAAP accounting for contractors, including revenue and lease accounting
    • Contractor financial statements
    • Sureties and their place in the construction relationship


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    Dale Ruther

    Dale A. Ruther, CPA, CIT, CDS, CCIFP®

    Partner and Practice Leader Construction Services Group

    Dale focuses on providing audit, taxation and advisory services to clients in a variety of industries. As practice leader for the firm’s Construction Services Group, his extensive experience includes contract accounting both on the audit and tax side, construction claims, incentive performance pay packages for executive and field personnel, performance measurement systems, mergers and acquisitions and job costing system analyses.

    Dale was with Main Hurdman (now KPMG Peat Marwick) before joining Bober Markey Fedorovich in 1982 and was elected partner in 1992.

    Certifications • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) • Construction Industry Technician (CIT) • Construction Document Specialist (CDS) • Certified Construction Industry Finance Professional (CCIFP®)

    Specializations • Construction • Nonprofit • Wholesale/distribution • Franchises/restaurants

    Education • Bachelor of Arts in accounting and management, Walsh University, magna cum laude Professional and Civic Memberships and Activities • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) • Allinial Global Construction Community of Practice • Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) national tax and legislation committee • Past president, Northern Ohio CFMA chapter • Treasurer, Evant, a nonprofit organization that manages group homes for developmentally disabled • Treasurer, Stephen A. Comunale Jr. Charitable Foundation • Former board member, Boys and Girls Club of the Western Reserve • Honorary board member, Big Brothers and Sisters of Akron • AICPA instructor for construction accounting and taxation on a national level

    Awards and Accolades • 2009 United Way of Summit County Community Builder Award

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