Public Sector Standards Financial Statement Presentation and Disclosure Checklist (June 2021)

This Checklist provides a complete listing of all of the presentation and disclosure requirements applicable for the preparation of annual financial statements of public sector entities prepared in accordance with Canadian Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS). This Checklist reflects the PSAS standards that have been issued as of June 30, 2021 and those standards that are required to be applied from the perspective of an entity with a fiscal year beginning on January 1, 2021.

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Michelle Balmer CPA, CA

Vice President, Assurance Professional Standards

Michelle Balmer, CPA, CA, is a Senior Assurance Services Partner with MNP. With 14 years of experience in public practice, Michelle helps a broad range of public and privately held companies in a variety of industries. She also works on special projects, including costing studies, benchmarking and best-practice studies, operational analyses, litigation support and due diligence.

As a key member of MNP's Assurance team, Michelle has played an instrumental role in assurance policy development, implementing accounting and assurance standards firm-wide and educating assurance practitioners regarding methodologies and new pronouncements. She also provides technical advice and consultation on accounting and assurance issues, as well as on rules of professional conduct issues, to all MNP practitioners.

Michelle was certified a Chartered Accountant (CA) after obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta. She has been actively involved with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta, including the Chartered Accountants School of Business, in an instructional and marketing capacity. An avid volunteer, she has assisted numerous groups such as the Easter Seals of Alberta, Paralympic Sports Association and Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta.