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CPAs in Industry Conference – Day 2

Description

  • Length: 8 Hrs
  • How to make a lasting impact on your company?

    As a CPA in industry, you're all about the hands-on approach. You're involved from payroll to supply chain. Even when the company is exceeding budget expectations and you're running out of black ink, the job isn't done.

    Agenda:

    CPE Credit:  8 Hours, 4 AA, 4 TB

    Day 2 - Friday, March 22, 2013

    8:10am-9:50am - A&A Update (Credits: 2.0 AA)
    J E. Grossman, CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA, Proprietor / J. Edward Grossman, CPA, Lakeland, FL
    Accounting standards continue to rapidly evolve as standard setters grapple with international convergence while also addressing private company concerns. This session will discuss recent and anticipated project activities that will impact the future of financial reporting.

    10:05am-10:55am – Topic to be determined (Credits: 1.0 TB)

    10:55am-11:45am - Mergers & Acquisitions - Due Diligence (Credits: 1.0 AA)
    C. Brett Cooper, CPA/ABV, ASA, BVAL, Consultant / PCE Companies, Tampa, FL
    This session will discuss the typical data and information request by the due diligence team in a business acquisition.  Understand what the due diligence team is attempting to accomplish and what they will do with the information and discuss how this process coordinates with the sale process.

    11:45-12:40pm – Lunch Break

    12:40pm-1:30pm - Florida Sales Tax Panel - Common Pitfalls, Audit Guidance, Recent Leg. Updates, Cloud (Credits: 1.0 TB)
    Karen A. Lake, CPA, Senior Manager / Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants, LLP, Miami, FL
    James H. Sutton Jr, CPA, Esq., LLM (TAX), Partner / Moffa, Gainor, & Sutton, PA, Tampa, FL
    Joe Moffa, CPA, Esq.,  Partner / Moffa, Gainor, & Suttton, P A, Ft Lauderdale, FL

    This course will cover the developments of both the Financial Accounting Standards Board's  (FASB) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) as the work to development standards for private company financial reporting.

    1:30pm-2:20pm - Revenue Recognition (Credits: 1.0 AA)
    J E. Grossman, CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA, Proprietor / J. Edward Grossman, CPA, Lakeland, FL
    This session will discuss the current status of the FASB's project to clarify the principles for recognizing revenue. Will it result in improved comparability of revenue recognition practices across entities, industries, jurisdictions, and capital markets?

    2:35pm-3:25pm - CFO Tools (Credits: 1.0 TB)
    Sean E. Dannelly, CPA, Founding Partner / Dannelly, Monteleone & Associates LLC, Ft Lauderdale, FL
    In this session find out different applications for a dashboard to allow you to determine what you should be using in your operations. We define dashboards and tell you how to obtain information (data mining) and interpret it (data analysis).

    3:25pm-4:15pm - IT Security & Cloud Computing (Credits: 1.0 TB)
    Chris N. Fraser, CPA,CISA,CITP,MBA, Infinity Technology Solutions, Tampa, FL
    IT Security and Cloud Computing - How Secure is the Cloud? What kinds of data are you exchanging with your clients? Are you safe? Learn the latest trends that are shaping the Internet security threat landscape and learn how to leverage the cloud to improve your business.


     

     

Basic Course Information

  • CPE Credits: 8
  • Field of Study 1: Accounting (3 hours)
  • Field of Study 2: Auditing (1 hours)
  • Field of Study 3: Taxes (2 hours)
  • Field of Study 4: Business Management & Organization (2 hours)
  • Program Level (Basic, Update, Intermediate, Advanced, Overview): Update
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advanced Preparation: None
  • Producer: Florida Institute of CPAs

Learning Objectives

  • Learning Objective 1: The 2013 CPAs in Industry Conference from FICPA updates your knowledge on computer security, sheds light on international business opportunities and prepares you to present financial statements to any department. You'll leave with what it takes to make a lasting impact on your company.

Faculty

  • Course Developer: Florida Institute of CPAs
  • Faculty and Production Information
    • Karen A. Lake, CPA, , Senior Manager / Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants, LLP, Miami, FL
    • C. Brett Cooper, CPA/ABV, ASA, BVAL, , Consultant / PCE Companies, Tampa, FL
    • Joseph C. Moffa, CPA, Esq., , Partner / Moffa, Gainor, & Suttton, P A, Ft Lauderdale, FL
    • Joseph C. Moffa is an Attorney with the Law Offices of Moffa and Gainor, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he concentrates in the areas of federal and state taxation. Mr. Moffa is a frequent lecturer and author on state tax topics for various professional groups and organizations. Mr. Moffa has been actively involved in various professional organizations including: The Florida Bar, The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, The Greater Ft. Lauderdale Tax Counsel (President 1998), FICPA State Tax Committee (Chairman 1998), and a member of the Executive Council of the Florida Bar Tax Section. (1998)

       

      Mr. Moffa received his B.B.A. Degree in accounting (1980) and his M.B.A. Degree (1982) from Florida Atlantic University. He received his J.D. Degree from the University of Miami School of Law (1984). Mr. Moffa is a licensed Florida CPA; and prior to practicing law, worked in the tax departments with national public accounting firms for over 10 years.

       

      Mr. Moffa has authored the following articles on state taxation issues for the Florida CPA Today Magazine: Form Over Substance, (September 1994); Drop Shipments, (September 1993); Florida Corporation Income Tax, (August 1990). In addition, Mr. Moffa has authored and lectured on sales tax professional education seminars for such groups as the FICPA, Lorman Education Services, National Business Institute and Professional Education Systems, Inc.

    • J E. Grossman, CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA, Proprietor , J. Edward Grossman, CPA, Lakeland, FL
    • Sean E. Dannelly, CPA, , Founding Partner / Dannelly, Monteleone & Associates LLC, Ft Lauderdale, FL
    • James H. Sutton Jr., CPA, Esq., LLM (TAX), , Partner / Moffa, Gainor, & Sutton, PA, Tampa, FL
    • Chris N. Fraser, CPA, CISA, CITP, MBA, , Infinity Technology Solutions, Tampa, FL

Course Materials

  • Course Materials
    • Important CPE Credit Information_2012 (0)
    • IC Manual (0)
    • IC Webcast 2013 PPT.pptx (0)
    • Friday 3:25pm (Fraser) - ZTS Cloud IT security (0)
    • Frank Teets, Friday, 2:35pm (0)
    • Karen Lake, 12:40pm (0)

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