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The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) offers a training program called the Accounting Academy: An Intensive Introduction to Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting. The training program will provide Joanne with a solid basic understanding of governmental accounting. Objectives include fund accounting, government-wide financial reporting, budgetary reporting, interpreting financial statements, and public sector internal control and auditing. This training is a 5-day intensive course held at the GFOA Offices in Chicago, Illinois.