Out on a Ledge: Stock Compensation, Journal Entries and the General Ledger

Learn what the journal entries are for stock plan transactions!

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

4:00 – 5:30 pm, eastern time [archive and transcript to follow]

Webcast Materials

White Paper: Journal Entries for Stock Compensation

Created for non-accounting professionals, this webcast will explain everything you need to know about debits, credits, APIC, and DTAs! Our expert panelists will demystify the journal entries necessary to record stock plan transactions in the general ledger and will discuss the accounting system, the five components of a journal entry, and when to use a debit vs. a credit—along with sample entries for common stock plan transactions.

Featured panelists:

  • Elizabeth Dodge, Vice President, Product Management, Stock & Option Solutions
  • Kevin Hassan, Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Among many other topics, this program will cover:

  • An overview of the basics, including the five components of a journal entry and the various steps in the accounting cycle
  • Detailed instructions on how to record journal entries for various types of stock awards, including illustrations for monthly versus annual entries and the stages in the equity life cycle requiring journal entries
  • Hot spots/complications related to recording journal entries

Continuing Education: This program qualifies for continuing education for Certified Equity Professionals (CEPs). Please keep a record of your attendance and refer to the CEP Institute standards to determine the amount of credit you can receive.

How to access the webcast: Visit on the day of the program and click the link for the webcast. You need either Windows Media or Flash to listen to the webcast. An audio archive and transcript of the webcast will be posted after the live program.

Cost: There is no charge for this program if you are a member of the NASPP for 2013. If you do not have a 2013 NASPP membership, renew or try a no-risk trial membership today to access the webcast for only the cost of membership (starting at $525). The webcast cost for non-members is $675.

Registration: Advanced registration is not required for NASPP members. Non-members can email or call (925) 685-9271 to register for the program.

If you can’t access the live program: If you have a scheduling conflict or have problems accessing webcasts generally (due to firewalls, etc.), an audio archive will be posted immediately following the conclusion of the live program and a text transcript will be posted within two weeks.