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AICPA Governmental and Not-for-Profit Training Program Logo aicpa

  Free |   AICPA |   14 Sep 2018 |   AICPA Store

“Training” happens at all levels.
Don’t be fooled by the program name. No matter your experience level in governmental and not-for-profit accounting, you’ll benefit from our intensive learning event.

Nothing beats hands-on practice.
Revenue recognition, uniform guidance and leases form the core of the agenda. You’ll take part in practical, real-world examples of new FASB and GASB standards, and work out challenges in real time with engaging experts.

For seasoned pros and those who are new-to-the-field
Bring your implementation questions and prepare for the next stage of progress in governmental and not-for-profit accounting. This program is your connection to insights from subject matter experts and standard setters.

Top 3 Changes to Yellow Book Credit

Carey Blakeman and Kim McCormick discuss the importance of getting internal controls over compliance in a single audit right. Kim also discusses, from her view on the GAO's Advisory Council on the new Yellow Book, the most significant changes to the Yellow Book, that practitioners need to know. Listen to Kim's take-aways.

Discover helpful tips and tricks during this podcast and Kim's Session:

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Who should attend

  • CPAs in public practice
  • Staff in government and not-for-profits
  • Auditors, controllers and financial directors

What you’ll gain

  • Regulatory perspectives
  • Practical implications
  • Interaction with regulators and standard setters
  • Knowledge and best practices shared in peer experiences
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Michael Hill
Senior Cybersecurity Leader and IT Professional, FBI

Session 1. Cyber Security Risks, Vulnerabilities and Mitigation Strategies

Mary Ann Hardy, CPA
Senior Auditor, Government Accountability Office

Session 20. 2018 Revision of Government Auditing Standards

Kim McCormick
Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Session 20. 2018 Revision of Government Auditing Standards
Session 29. Internal Controls Over Compliance – Theory
Session 33. Internal Control Over Compliance – Hands On

Margaret Von Lienen
Director, Exempt Organizations, IRS

Session 43. Straight From the Horse's Mouth: IRS TE/GE Update

Essential sessions for your agenda

  • 2016-14 Implementation and Area-Specific Challenges
  • UBIT: Life After Tax Reform
  • Procurement: Keeping Up With the Evolution of the Rules and Guidelines
  • OPEB: Employer Accounting and Auditing Considerations
  • Leases: Preparing for the Single Model (Theory)
  • Is This a Fiduciary Activity? Of Course, IT DEPENDS

Attendees may request Yellow Book credits for this conference.
*Auditors must use professional judgment when determining and documenting if these sessions qualify for Yellow Book CPE in accordance with the Government Accountability Office, Government Auditing Standards, December 2011 Revision, and Guidance on GAGAS Requirements for Continuing Professional Education, April 2005, GAO-05-568G.

Conference Affiliate

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Internal control, Intermediate
  • Governmental auditing: Technical: Single audit, Intermediate
  • Governmental auditing: Technical: Single audit, Advanced
  • Governmental auditing: Technical: Yellow Book, Intermediate
  • Governmental auditing: Technical: Yellow Book, Advanced
  • Governmental auditing: Technical: Government financial statement audit, Intermediate
  • Governmental auditing: Technical: Government financial statement audit, Advanced
  • Not-for-profit: Technical: Tax & regulatory, Intermediate

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3655 S Las Vegas Blvd,

Las Vegas, NV 89109

Rate: Saturday, 10/13 - $179.00 + $15.00 resort fee

Sunday, 10/14 – Wednesday, 10/17 - $169.00 + $15.00 resort fee

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