Accounting Research Manager®

Places a world of timely, detailed learning materials at your fingertips, offering a single tool to educate you on accounting, auditing, and SEC material and guidance.

Accounting Research Manager (ARM) helps you understand and comply with rapidly changing accounting, auditing, governmental, SEC and internal controls standards, such as Fair Value, the Codification issued by the FASB, FASB Codification Topic 740 (FIN 48), Sarbanes-Oxley and other pertinent topics.

It includes:

  • A comprehensive online financial reporting database, including all source content and industry leading interpretations.
  • Interpretive guidance that allows you to navigate directly from within a document or from within the tips view in a task pane to resources on ARM.
  • Unique FASB functionality that saves valuable time through "combine an entire topic" and summaries of new releases.
  • Exclusive up-to-date coverage of current developments such as the AICPA Clarity Project
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Key Features

Stay up-to-date on all accounting standards:

  • Access the most comprehensive financial reporting database. 
  • Rest assured that information is the most timely and accurate. 
  • Enjoy the convenience of viewing information on your mobile device.

Accounting Research Manager provides one-stop access to U.S. and international authoritative and proposal stage literature with direct links to CCH interpretations, guidance and FASB codification standards. All-inclusive, and continually expanding, coverage includes:

  • FASB — Complete Codification as issued by the FASB, all pre-Codification content (Statements, Interpretations, Staff Positions, Technical Bulletins and Staff Implementation Guides), together with historical Accounting Research Bulletins and APB Opinions
  • AICPA — Professional Standards, Statements of Position, Audit and Accounting Guides, Practice Bulletins, Accounting Interpretations and Issues Papers
  • SEC — Financial reporting related Rules and Regulations, Staff Accounting Bulletins, Financial Reporting Releases, Staff Legal Bulletins, Staff Speeches and much more
  • EITF — Abstracts, Minutes and Issues Summaries PCAOB — Rules and releases (proposed and final), Disciplinary Proceedings, Staff Questions and Answers, PCAOB-related SEC orders, proposals and FAQs
  • COSO — Internal Control Framework, Guidance for Smaller Public Companies and Monitoring Internal Control Systems
  • IASB — International Accounting Standards/International Financial Reporting Standards and SIC/IFRIC Interpretations
  • GASB — Statements, Interpretations, Technical Bulletins, Staff Implementation Guides and related proposal-stage literature
  • GAO — Government Auditing Standards and Financial Audit Manual
  • OMB — Circulars and Compliance Supplements
  • IIT — Reports and SOX 404 Guide

Accounting Research Manager is the most comprehensive online financial reporting database available today, offering expert interpretive guidance, which includes:

  • Accounting standards
  • Auditing Standards
  • SEC rules and regulations
  • Government accounting standards
  • Interpretive publications
  • Checklists
  • And more…

The Accounting Research Manager database is updated up to five times per day and includes CCH Financial Reporting Brief, the latest accounting, auditing, international, regulatory and governmental news — delivered to you daily via daily e-mails. In addition, it helps you address a variety of issues through add-on libraries, such as:

  • Audit Public
  • Standard
  • Audit Private
  • Accounting Only
  • Audit Only
  • Knowledge-Based Audits™
  • Government Add-On
  • Academic Audit Public
  • Academic Standard
  • Internal Controls Library
  • Internal Audit Library
  • Fraud and Forensic Accounting Library
  • 10-K Lookup
  • AutoCheck U.S. GAAP Disclosures Checklist
  • IAS Standard
  • International Interpretations Add-On Library
  • Financial Reporting Asia-Pacific Add-On Library

Knowledge-Based Audit Methodology (KBA) for AICPA Risk Assessment Standards Compliance

A trusted resource within the accounting profession, the methodology is the best available today and covers many areas:

  • Knowledge-Based Audits of Commercial Entities
  • Knowledge-Based Audits of State and Local Governments with Single Audits
  • Knowledge-Based Audits of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Knowledge-Based Audits of Financial Institutions
  • Knowledge-Based Audits of Real Estate Entities
  • Knowledge-Based Audits of Health Care Entities
  • Knowledge-Based Audits of Not-for-Profit Organizations with Single Audits
  • Knowledge-Based Audits of Construction Contractors and Related Entities
  • Knowledge-Based Audits, Compilations, and Reviews of Common Interest Realty Associations
  • Knowledge-Based Audits of Compilations and Reviews
  • Knowledge-Based Audits of Public Entities: A Guide to PCAOB Standards and SEC Rules
  • Knowledge-Based Nontraditional Engagements
  • Knowledge-Based International Audits
  • Knowledge-Based Audits of Housing and Urban Development

Click here to get addition details on our KBA titles.

In the wake of the increasing globalization of accounting standards, it’s crucial for you to understand them. The following tools will help you do so:

Accounting Research Manager International Interpretations Add-On Module — Includes up-to-date interpretive guidance written by experts in the industry, as well as guidance from the Big 4 accounting firms. With International Interpretations, you’ll have everything you need to ease the transition to the new standards.

International Accounting/Financial Reporting Standards Guide — Keeps you updated on the latest general and industry-specific international reporting standards and the proposed changes in the near future, which will most likely change the way you’ll have to account for and disclose information. This Guide is conveniently organized in two parts — general standards and industry-specific standards, with Practice Pointers throughout that illustrate how the standards apply.

International Accounting Q & A in Interpretations and Examples — Includes International Accounting Q & A in Interpretations and Examples, which provide you with pertinent questions and answers that address such issues as leases and inventory.

Training and Consulting

Learn how to find answers to your accounting questions with Accounting Research Manager. This course will establish the foundation of knowledge required to efficiently and effectively conduct accounting research with ARM's accounting, auditing, governmental, SEC authoritative literature, and expert CCH interpretive guidance, and practice tools.

Course Objectives

  • Access authoritative GAAP literature
  • Locate interpretive guidance related to the authorities
  • Stay current with New Developments
  • Find answers to your questions utilizing various research methods

Who Should Attend?

Anyone conducting research using the ARM product

Program Information

  • Program Level: Basic
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advanced Preparation: None
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Recommended CPE

  • CPE certificate(s) included
  • 1 per attendee (MTS)
  • Accounting - 1 credit

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