Call Report Preparation

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - Thursday, March 25, 2021   iCalendar Central Standard Time

This seminar focuses on equipping community banks with the fundamental knowledge necessary for completing an accurate and efficient Call Report.  The presentation will guide call report preparers through the complicated instructions and provide clarity to common reporting challenges.  Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how the balance sheet schedules support and affect risk-weighted assets and regulatory capital calculations.  Insights into current and upcoming revisions, including the community bank leverage ratio (CBLR), how to get the most out of technology tools available, strategies for sharing preparation responsibilities training a knowledgeable backup, and reporting challenges arising from changing regulatory rules.   


Day #1 (March 24, 9:00 am to noon)
General Information Related to Call Report 
•    Retention
•    Attestation

Review of Balance Sheet Schedules 
•    RC, Balance Sheet
•    RC-B, Securities
•    RC-C, Loans and Leases
•    RC-F, Other Assets
•    RC-G, Other Liabilities
•    RC-K, Quarterly Averages
•    RC-L, Off-Balance Sheet Items
•    RC-M, Memoranda
•    RC-N, Past Due and Non-Accrual Assets

Day #2 (March 25, 9:00 am to Noon)
Review of Regulatory Capital Schedules
•    RC-R Part I, Regulatory Capital Components
•    RC-R Part II, Risk-Weighted Assets

Review of Other Schedules
•    RC-E, Deposit Liabilities
•    RC-P, 1-4 Family Residential Mortgage Banking Activities (041)
•    RC-S, Servicing Securitization and Asset Sale Activities (041)
•    Schedule SU – Supplemental Information 

Review of Income Statement Schedules
•    RI, Report of Income
•    RI-A, Changes in Equity Capital 
•    RI-B, Charge-offs, and Recoveries on Loans and Leases
•    RI-E, Explanations

Other Call Report Topics
•    Technology and automation of the Call Report
•    Strategies for training a knowledgeable back up

At the conclusion of this seminar, participants should be able to:
•    Improve accuracy and efficiency preparing your call report 
•    Recognize common call report preparation errors
•    Understand the benefits and pitfalls of using technology to assist in completing the call report
•    Gain a deeper understanding of the regulatory capital calculations and methods. 

Attendee Profile
Call report preparers and reviewers including regulatory reporting specialists, staff accountants, controllers, internal auditors, CFOs, and financial analysts.

Danielle Heidemann (CIA) is Manager, in the Financial Services/Operations Performance practice at Wipfli LLP.  As a Certified Internal Auditor,  with extensive experience working in the financial service industry, Danielle specializes in process reviews, “lean” process improvements, and risk based internal audits.  She provides Call Report preparation assistance and reviews, and other consulting services to assist community banks with improving internal controls, efficiency and profitability. 

Per Person Fee (Includes Limited OnDemand Access)
M $249 / NM $419