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Financial professionals working for and with government entities are continually addressing changes. Be sure you are up-to-date and understand the recent issues that face federal, state, and local governments, as well as their auditors. Conference sessions focus on practical guidance and practice tips, including audit quality and efficiency factors. Live Stream Attendance Option: LS13070 The Governmental A&A Conference also offers attendance through Live Stream. You can attend remotely, in real time, while saving on travel expenses. Click here to register for the Live Stream option.
Event ID: #13070
CPE: 8.0 credits
Total Price: $340.00
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University of Central Florida (UCF)
Receive an update on recently effective and issued audit standards from the Auditing Standards Board as well as the GAO and discuss changes to auditor independence resulting from recent AICPA and GAO activities.
John G. Hulsey
Jackson County Board of Commissioners
How a government accounts for its lease arrangements is changing. The current approach to classifying a lease as either “operating” or “capital” will no longer be relevant under the new lease standard. The new guidance establishes a uniform approach in accounting for lease arrangements based on the principle that all leases, are in substance, “financings.” Another “noteworthy” standard is GASBS 88, Certain Disclosures Related to Debt, Including Direct Borrowings and Direct Placements. Receive an overview of how GASBS 87 and GASBS 88 impact financial statement preparation and reporting.
Effective internal control safeguards a government’s assets and provides the basis for consistent and reliable financial reporting. Discuss the COSO Framework with a deep dive into what governments need to consider within each element. Review how data analysis techniques and other technology tools can integrate with a government’s system of internal control and real-world examples of what happens when a government’s internal control system fails.
Tracy Arner, CPA
Program Training Manager
University of Georgia
An important process in the review of internal controls is assessing risk associated with management objectives. Explore common management objectives in the payroll, cash receipts and cash disbursements transaction cycles. Also discuss common control activities that can be used to control these risks.
Social Media Manager
Savannah College of Art & Design
Understand the new governmental accounting standard, GASB 87, Leases through discussion that highlights changes from Legacy GASB lease accounting and discusses key terms within GASB 87. Also review the disclosure requirements under the new standard and walk through an example of accounting for a lease under GASB 87, from lease commencement to subsequent journal entries.
Greg S. Griffin, CPA
Georgia Department of Audits
Find out what is on the forefront of legislative matters and receive updates on future issues.
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