Accounting Specialist Training

The Accounting Specialist Training course is designed for both established accounting personnel who wish to hone their skills and new accounting personnel with less than one-year tenure.  It is also appropriate for local council and area volunteers.

If you have registration questions, please complete the form on the main Council Fiscal Management & Training page.

Schedule and Location

October 20-21, 2020 – Virtual Session via Zoom

  • Tuesday – 9:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday – 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM 


Click the “REGISTER NOW” button to register for any of the First-time Accounting Specialist Training courses.


  • BSA accounting procedures and differences from other non-profit organizations’ accounting practices
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly accounting functions
  • Reconciliations of asset and liability accounts
  • Fund accounting
  • Deferred revenues and expenses
  • Classification of contributions – unrestricted, temporarily restricted, permanently restricted
  • Researching and correcting transactions

Fee and Cancellation

  • The course fee is $50.00 
    The minimum number of participants for this course is 5 and the maximum is 12.
  • The deadline to register and submit payment is 30 days prior to the start of each course. Should the deadline fall on a holiday or weekend, it will be applied on the immediate, next business day. 
  • 100% refund will be given if individual cancellation is received at least 30 days or more prior to class start. No refund given if cancellation is received within 30 days of class start.