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State and Local Government Accounting Conference – Day 2

Description

  • Length: 7 Hours
  • CPAs in government have the honor and responsibility of serving the public's best interests. They also know that it's no simple task-learning best practices from colleagues and taking a look at the big picture are all part of the due diligence.

    That's why the 2013 FICPA State and Local Government Accounting Conference is a must for CPAs working in or with government. Get a detailed Yellow Book refresher; listen to an update from the Office of the Auditor General, learn how to approach accounting rule changes and sharpen your perception with an update on fraud awareness and detection. Hear public accounting experts and legal pros along with insiders from the GASB and the GAO.

    Day 2 – Friday, August 23, 2013

    8:00am-8:50am – Auditor General Update (Credits: 1.0 AA)

    Beau Brooks, CPA
    Lead Senior Auditor / State of Florida Auditor General
    Tallahassee, FL
    This session will provide an update on recent developments related to the Auditor General's local government responsibilities. The update will include law and rule changes, revised example financial indicator assessment procedures.

    8:50am-9:40am - Yellow Book Update (Credits: 1.0 AA)

    9:55am-11:35am - Single Audit Update (Credits: 2.0 AA)
    Mary M. Foelster, CPA
    Director, Gov Auditing & Accounting / AICPA
    Washington, DC
    There never seems to be a dull moment when it comes to single audits. The presenter will fill you in on the following: An update on the content and status of proposed revisions to the single audit rules; the latest on changes to auditing standards that relate to single audits; and a summary of related.

    11:35-12:35pm – Lunch Break

    12:35pm-2:15pm – Panel Discussion (Credits: 2.0 AA)

    Thomas F. Reilly, CFE, CPA
    Partner / Holland & Reilly, CPAs
    Orlando, FL
    AND
    Alan G. Nast, CPA, PA
    Partner / Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
    Gainesville, FL
    AND
    Jay S. Kominsky, CPA, CPM
    Director of Financial Services / Pasco County Clerk and Comptroller
    Dade City, FL
    AND
    Jeffrey M. Tuscan, CPA
    Partner / Tuscan & Company, PA
    Ft Myers, FL
    A panel of CPAs in public practice, government, and the Auditor General staff will participate in a panel discussion of current topics relevant to CPAs practicing in the state and local government environment.

    2:15pm-3:05pm - Fraud and System Integrity-Lessons from Real Life Solutions to Carry You Forward (Credits: 1.0 AA)

    Jeff Roth, CISSP-ISSEP, CISA, CGEIT
    System Security Engineering Principal
    Fact-each of our organizations will need to address either potential or actual fraudulent activities that either were directly caused or greatly exacerbated by poor system security engineering or IT Governance. This session will walk through real world case studies and identify specific root causes and respective cost effective measures to be employed.

Basic Course Information

  • CPE Credits: 7
  • Field of Study 1: Accounting & Auditing (7 hours)
  • Program Level (Basic, Update, Intermediate, Advanced, Overview): Update
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advanced Preparation: None
  • Producer: Florida Institute of CPAs

Learning Objectives

Faculty

  • Faculty and Production Information
    • Jeff Roth, CISSP-ISSEP, CISA, CGEIT , , System Security Engineering Principal
    • Alan G. Nast, CPA, PA, , Partner / Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC Gainesville, FL
    • Beau Brooks, CPA, , Beau Brooks, CPA Lead Senior Auditor / State of Florida Auditor General Tallahassee, FL
    • Thomas F. Reilly, CFE, CPA , , Partner / Holland & Reilly, CPAs Orlando, FL
    • Ted J. Sauerbeck, CPA, CGFO , , Deputy Auditor General / State of Florida Auditor General Tallahassee, FL
    • Mary M. Foelster, CPA, ,
    • Mary M. Foelster, CPA, is a director at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Washington, D.C., where her primary responsibility is to address governmental auditing and accounting matters. She oversees the activities of the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center and staffs both the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center Executive Committee and the State and Local Government Expert Panel. She is also responsible for monitoring and analyzing federal regulatory and legislative developments affecting auditing or accounting in governmental environment. Previously, Ms. Foelster staffed the AICPA State & Local Government Audit and Accounting Guide Task Force that was responsible for the issuance of the Audit and Accounting Guide, Audits of State and Local Governments and the AICPA Single Audit Working Group that developed the AICPA Audit Guide, Government Auditing Standards and Circular A-133 Audits, and continues to be involved with both Guides. Prior to joining the AICPA staff in 1993, she was in public accounting practice for six years. Ms. Foelster is a graduate of the University of Maryland.
    • Jeffrey M. Tuscan, CPA , , Partner / Tuscan & Company, PA Ft Myers, FL
    • Jay S. Kominsky, CPA, CPM , , Director of Financial Services / Pasco County Clerk and Comptroller Dade City, FL

Course Materials

  • Course Materials
    • Important CPE Credit Information_2013 (0)
    • 2013 SLGAC Electronic Manual (0)

Additional Information

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