NASACT Webinar: ARRA Reporting Round Two – What Worked, What Didn’t, and What’s Next
NASACT , in conjunction with the Association of Government Accountants and the Association of Local Government Auditors , will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, December 3, 2009 from 2:00pm to 3:50pm EST, to address the key issues and lessons learned from the first round of reporting required by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act . The webinar will address the many challenges and responsibilities government accountability professionals face moving forward. Speakers will include the following:
CB&H Government Seminar: Critical Times and Critical Issues (Tampa, FL and Fort Myers, FL)
The current environment has changed and impacted governments in a variety of significant ways. Join Cherry, Bekaert & Holland for an all-day seminar that focuses on stimulus funding, the federal single audit, investment policies, new GASB standards and other topics of significance for your government. You will hear from a variety of experts on the most relevant financial and operational issues facing government’s today. Keynote speaker: Chief Inspector General for Governor Crist, Melinda Miguel, of the Executive Office of the Governor will discuss stimulus funding from the State of Florida ’s perspective including accountability, transparency and reporting. Date, Time & Location Wednesday November 4, 2009 Quorum Hotel Tampa 700 N. Westshore Blvd. Tampa, FL 33609 Click here for more information or to register. Thursday November 5, 2009 Embassy Suites Fort Myers 10450 Corkscrew Commons Dr. Estero,. Read More.
CB&H’s Troy Manning to Speak at Florida Audit Forum
Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. (CB&H) is pleased to announce that Troy Manning , a Partner with the Firm’s Government Services Industry Group , will be speaking at the Florida Audit Forum , scheduled for Friday, August 14 at The Rusty Pelican . The Florida Audit Form is an organization of government audit professionals. Troy will present jointly with Melinda Miguel , the Chief Inspector General for the State of Florida on the Federal Single Audit and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act . Based in CB&H’s Tampa office , Troy has more than 20 years of experience in providing audit, accounting and advisory services to local governments and not-for-profit organizations. As a Certified Public Accountant, Troy is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) , where she serves on the. Read More.
New AudioConference: Next Steps in Accountability and Control Over Recovery Act Funds
The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) , in conjunction with the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT) , and the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA) , will be hosting an audioconference on August 12, 2009 regarding American Reinvestment and Recovery Act compliance strategies: This program will focus on the next steps for ensuring transparency, accountability and control over Recovery Act funds. As funds begin to be obligated and disbursed under the Recovery Act, the focus is turning to implementing risk management plans, and developing processes, systems and controls to comply with reporting requirements. Our panelists will discuss risk management plans and approaches at the federal agency level, the new Office of Management and Budget (OMB) reporting requirements, efforts under way at the state. Read More.
OMB Webinars Offer Guidance Regarding Recovery Act Funds
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Recovery, Accountability and Transparency Board will be conducting a series of webinars this week will provide insight and information on implementing the guidance as provided in OMB Memorandum M-09-21, Implementing Guidance for the Reports on Use of Funds Pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 that was released on June 22, 2009. The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has placed emphasis on transparency and ensuring proper compliance in all stimulus-related activities.
CB&H Government Seminars Scheduled for Charlotte and Morrisville
Cherry, Bekaert & Holland’s Government Services Group has announced two new all-day seminars to discuss several key issues of concern to state and local government professionals. Topics scheduled to be covered include to following: Stimulus Money & Single Audit Changes GASB Update LGC Update Risk Assessment & Fraud CAFR Issues Reporting Intergovernmental Financial Dependency