Date: April 18 - 19, 2023
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. PT
GASB changes, Single Audits, new SAS reporting requirements: Governmental accounting and auditing continue to be complex but essential practice areas for the profession. Join us to stay on top of the latest legislation and regulations. During this event, you'll receive timely information on GASB updates, as well as perspectives on strategic priorities and hot topics. You'll also gain insights into what's happening at the local and federal levels.
CPAs, financial professionals and officials who work with governmental entities, as well as professionals in government who need to stay current on government finance and audit.
Basic understanding of governmental accounting and auditing.
Recognize changes and issues affecting government entities.
Determine which changes and pronouncements will impact pensions and government operations.
Recognize key principles and strategies available to help troubled governmental entities.
Join us as we present important updates and reminders to take into consideration as you start planning your 2023 single audits. We’ll cover a number of updates from the industry as well as some common findings and pitfalls you may encounter during this year’s single audit.
There have been fundamental shifts in the most basic concepts of auditing in the past several years; most notably risk assessment and audit evidence. This session will focus on the impact of the most recent auditing standards to auditors and their audits.
Topic covered in this session include:
Local governments are facing increasing difficulty to maintain strong internal controls due to staff shortage, high turnover, and changing working arrangements. This session will discuss common pitfalls of internal control and provide practical tips on how to improve from both financial and cybersecurity perspectives. Audience participation and questions will be encouraged.
Topics covered in this session include:
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.
This session addresses fraud detection and prevention and focuses on tasks, activities and personalities that statistically are most likely to be exploited and exploitive. Additionally, this session will identify the controls needed to thwart fraudsters because 'trust is not an effective control."
It’s the great migration to the cloud and this session will cover what the organization can do to not get left behind. This session discusses the key things from getting the organization ready for the implementation journey all the way through optimizing the system on an ongoing basis.
In this session, we will discuss inflation and how it may impact public agency budgets in the coming years. Labor, services and supplies, revenue and much more, we will delve into it all.
In this session, we will explore the key components of an annual comprehensive financial reporting and delve into strategies for preparing mistake-free financial statements. We will also discuss how to keep pace with an evolving Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) landscape, ensuring that your financial reporting stays compliant with the latest standards.