Annual Update: Top Governmental & Not-for-Profit Accounting & Auditing - Virtual Experience -

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  • Date/Time
    • Sep 30, 2021
    • Sign In: 7:45am (MT)
    • Program: 8:00am - 3:45pm (MT)
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  • Location
    • Your Computer
      Your Space
      ISCPA Webinar, ID 00000
  • Credits
    • 8.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Accounting (2.00)
    • Auditing - Governmental (2.00)
    • Auditing (2.00)
    • Accounting - Governmental (2.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • Experience in governmental and not-for-profit accounting and auditing

  • Vendor
    • *** ISCPA ***
  • Level
    • Update
  • Fields of Study
    • Accounting & Auditing
    • Auditing
    • Government A & A
    • Accounting (Governmental)
    • Auditing (Governmental)
    • Yellow Book
  • Message
    • 1/2 hour lunch included

Description

Preparers of governmental and nonprofit financial statements and their auditors often seek advice from the AICPA’s Technical Hotline as well as from the GASB Technical Inquiry System. The advice they receive from these sources is high-quality and non-authoritative, but offers viable solutions or reasonable alternatives for accounting and auditing issues related to governmental and nonprofit organizations. The objective of this course is to enhance participants’ knowledge and application of professional judgment by providing a review of the top accounting and auditing issues faced by preparers of governmental and not-for-profit financial statements and their auditors based on calls and inquiries received by both the AICPA and GASB over the past year.

  • Qualifies as Yellow Book CPE

Designed For

  • External and internal auditors of governmental organizations
  • Governmental accounting professionals

Objectives

  • Identify current accounting issues facing governmental and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Recognize audit challenges related to newly effective GASB and FASB standards.
  • Apply recent GASB and FASB pronouncements to accounting transactions.
  • Recall audit issues related to new and existing GASB and FASB standards.
  • Highlights

  • COVID-19 impacts on governments, not-for-profits, and their auditors.
  • Current GASB and FASB developments
  • Audit issues related to GASB and FASB developments
  • Recent GASB and FASB pronouncements and their impact on accounting and reporting
  • Top advice from the AICPA’s Technical Hotline and the GASB Technical Inquiry System
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    Leaders

    Lynda Dennis

    Lynda

    Lynda M. Dennis, CPA, CGFO Longwood, Florida

    2015 AICPA OUTSTANDING DISCUSSION LEADER AWARD RECPIENT

    Lynda Munion Dennis received her under graduate degree in accounting and finance from the University of West Florida and her Master’s in Public Administration and her PhD in Public Affairs from the University of Central Florida. She is a Florida CPA as well as a Florida Certified Government Finance Officer. Lynda is a member of the faculty of the Dixon School of Accounting at the University of Central Florida as well as an author and discussion leader for the AICPA. Her most recent government experience was as the finance director for the City of Maitland, Florida. Prior to joining the City of Maitland, she was the Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer-Special Projects for the City of Orlando.

    Before joining the City of Orlando, Lynda was the Chief Financial Officer for the Central Florida YMCA. Prior to that, she served as the Director of Finance and Administrative Services for the City of Oviedo, Florida for five years. Her experience includes working as an auditor for local and Big 4 firms with an emphasis in the insurance, government and not-for-profit sectors. Lynda also worked as the Special Projects Manager for the Dallas County Community College District and as a grader of CPA exams for the AICPA.

    Lynda has served as the Chair of the CPE Advisory Committee of the AICPA and as a member of that committee for over seven years. She was a member of the Work/Life Balance and Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee of the AICPA from 1997 to 2000. Lynda worked with the Accounting and Financial Reporting Exam Subcommittee of the AICPA for a number of years as well. She is currently serving on the Pre-Certification Education Executive Committee of the AICPA.

    Additionally, she is active in the FICPA as a current member and former Chairman of the State and Local Government Section, a member of the Editorial Review Board, as former Chair and current member of the CPE Committee, and serves on the Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards Committee for the FICPA. She previously served on the FICPA Government Standards Review Committee for two years, the Accounting Careers Committee, and the Not-for-Profit Conference Committee for two years.

    Lynda has also served on the CPE Committee of the Central Florida Chapter of the FICPA since 1989 and was President of the Chapter 2004 to 2005. She served as the Chairman of the Technical Resources Committee of the FGFOA in 1993/94 as well as in 2001/02 and was Chairman of the Certification Committee in 2000/01 for the Florida Government Finance Officers Association.

    In recent years, Lynda has updated the AICPA State and Local Government Accounting and Audit Guide as well as the AICPA Checklists and Illustrative Financial Statements: State and Local Governments and an Audit Risk Alert related to audits of group financial statements. In addition, she has authored several courses for the AICPA in the areas of governmental and not-for-profit accounting, auditing, and fraud as well as courses in internal controls, auditing, and fraud in small entities.

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