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State and Local Government Accounting Conference Webcast

Description

  • Length: 16 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 1 - Thursday, August 22, 2013

    8:00am-8:10am - Introduction & Opening Remarks

    8:10am-9:00am – CAFR Presentation and Best Practices (Credits: 1.0 AA)

    William Blend, CPA, CFE
    Shareholder / Moore Stephens Lovelace, PA
    Winter Park, FL
    This session will cover the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report ("CAFR") components. We will address discuss note disclosures, required supplemental information as well as other information presented in the CAFR such as statistical information, the letter of transmittal and more. We will also provide suggestions on how to make the CAFR preparation process uncomplicated.

    9:00am-9:50am – Employment Law: What's New That You Need to Know (Credits: 1.0 TB)

    Kay L. Wolf, J.D.
    Partner / Ford & Harrison, LLP
    Orlando, FL
    Laws are changing, don't get caught unaware! This discussion of recent legislation, case law, trends as well as expectation of what the future holds is just what you need.

    10:05am-11:45am – GASB Update (Credits: 2.0 AA)

    Lisa R. Parker, CPA
    Project Manager / Governmental Accounting Standards Board
    Norwalk, CT
    This session will give an overview of the GASB pronouncements that become effective in the coming fiscal years. The session also will explain some of the projects on GASB’s current technical agenda and research agenda.

    11:45am-12:35pm – Lunch Break

    12:35pm-1:25pm - Emerging Accounting & Auditing Issues Facing State and Local Governments and Their Auditors (Credits: 1.0 AA)

    Lynda M. Dennis, CGFM, CPA, PhD
    Lecturer & Discussion Leader / University of Central Florida School of Accounting
    Orlando, FL

    This 50-minute session will discuss the status of current projects of the GASB, ASB, GAO and OMB. Financial statement preparers will be able to share steps they are taking now to prepare for GASB No. 67 and 68.Learn how stakeholders are adjusting to the world of net position and life without certain of their best-loved assets and liabilities. The status of changes proposed by OMB affecting grant compliance, administration, and auditing will also be discussed in addition to implementation issues associated with GAO's revised independence standards.

    1:25pm-3:05pm - Auditing Standards Update (Credits: 2.0 AA)

    Harold L. Monk Jr, CPA, CFE
    Partner / Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
    Gainesville, FL
    A discussion of the newly effective clarified auditing standards and any new standards recently issued.

    3:20pm-4:10pm - Auditing Procedures and Technology (Credits: 1.0 AA)

    Louis J. Boglioli III, CGFO
    Financial Services Assistant Director / City of Stuart
    Stuart, FL
    This session will cover ways to make the audit process more efficient using current technology to gather, collect, connect and analyze data to put it in the financial user's hands.

    4:10pm-5:00pm - Cloud Computing Governance (Credits: 1.0 AA)

    Christeen Russell, CPA, CISA
    Manager / Crowe Horwath LLP
    New York, NY

    As cloud computing continues to be adopted by an increasing number of organizations, it is crucial for cloud consumers to have strong processes to address cloud computing risks. Join Crowe Horwath LLP’s Christeen Russell for an overview of the risks and discuss cloud governance and mitigation solutions that organizations can utilize to embrace cloud computing.

    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: 16
  • Field of Study 1: Accounting & Auditing (15 hours)
  • Field of Study 2: Technical Business (1 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
    • Louis J. Boglioli III, CGFO , , Financial Services Assistant Director / City of Stuart Stuart, FL
    • Beau Brooks, CPA, , Beau Brooks, CPA Lead Senior Auditor / State of Florida Auditor General Tallahassee, FL
    • Christeen Russell, CPA, CISA, , Horwath LLP New York, NY
    • 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
    • Harold L. Monk Jr, CPA, CFE , , Partner / Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC Gainesville, FL
    • Kay L. Wolf, J.D. , , Partner / Ford & Harrison, LLP Orlando, 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.
    • Lynda M. Dennis, CGFM, CPA, PhD, , Lecturer & Discussion Leader / University of Central Florida School of Accounting, Orlando,
    • Jeffrey M. Tuscan, CPA , , Partner / Tuscan & Company, PA Ft Myers, FL
    • Lisa R. Parker, CPA, ,
    • Jay S. Kominsky, CPA, CPM , , Director of Financial Services / Pasco County Clerk and Comptroller Dade City, FL
    • William Blend, CPA, CFE, , Shareholder / Moore Stephens Lovelace, PA, Winter Park, FL

Course Materials

  • Course Materials
    • Important CPE Credit Information_2013 (0)
    • 2013 SLGAC Electronic Manual (0)
    • PPT Presentation for Lynda Dennis (0)
    • Rivers updated presentation (0)
    • Updated Presentation for Louis Boglioli (0)

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