The Government & Not For Profit Conference addresses the unique technical and professional challenges of the CPAs working in these sectors. This annual, one-day event puts a special emphasis on the skills and insight that CPAs can immediately implement.
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Speaker: Chip Fulgham, Deputy Undersecretary for Mgmt., Dept. of Homeland Security
Get perspective from a senior leader about how YOU can make a difference in your organization. This entertaining session will cover how to develop people, build trust, cultivate relationships, and communicate more effectively. You CAN lead from any level in your organization.
Speaker: Aaron Cohen, Esq. from Citrin Cooperman
There has been a proliferation of new and more complicated acquisition structures, as well as non-acquisition contractual affiliations models, between non-profit entities. There are certain risks across a number of different segments of the affiliating non-profits’ businesses associated with these new affiliation models. To ensure the goals of the underlying affiliation are met, it is critical for the affiliating organizations to understand and mitigate such risks.
Speakers: Karen Dojan & Traci Rate, Weyrich Cronin & Sorra
Is your firm ready for peer review? It all starts with an appropriate system of quality control. Make your peer review as stress free as possible, and avoid the most common issue identified by the AICPA… a lack of adequate audit documentation.
Speaker: Kelly Leonard
The Gig Economy is here! Have you heard of it? Well, studies show that by 2020, 40% of the American workforce will be independent contractors; serving in temporary, part-time, and/or flexible roles. Given the trend, perhaps it’s time to rethink traditional employment; to stop searching for a job and embrace your inner, accidental entrepreneur.
This session will provide direction on how to look, how to connect, and where to get opportunities; bridging the gap between your intention and your outcomes!
Speakers: John Huskins, Johnson Lambert
The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act created a multitude of income tax changes for all U.S Taxpayers. Unfortunately, certain changes that impact exempt organizations, including Executive Compensation, Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits, and Unrelated Business Income Taxes, are not as well known. This session will take an accessible look at changes specific to exempt organizations and their practical challenges for implementation.
Speaker: Melinda DeCorte, GAO
Even in an environment of limited resources, strong internal controls and rigorous segregation of duties rules are indispensable tools for public sector entities. This session will discuss ways to integrate and automate these controls within an organization’s financial management or enterprise resource planning system, with a specific focus on helping to mitigate the risk of fraud and mismanagement.
Speakers: Kristin Krawchuk & Sarah McConnell, Johnson Lambert
This session will provide you with tools and tips to help board members provide oversight and guide NFPs through a changing landscape. We will discuss creating more effective financial messaging, engagement and risk management with management and the Board. Our goal in this presentation is for you to learn how to avoid being a headline through strong governance
Speaker: Scott Amey, POGO
For 37 years, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) has exposed federal waste, fraud, abuse, and corruption, and promoted good government reforms. Working outside the government isn’t easy, but whistleblowers make it possible and they are essential in deterring, exposing, and prosecuting government fraud and corruption.
Speaker Allison Grayson, Independent Sector
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act significantly altered the tax code, which drastically changed the environment in which nonprofits operate. Now what do we do? Learn how the 2017 tax bill and new policies in the pipeline may impact charitable giving, nonprofit tax liability, political activity, and more. Then, join a conversation about how to mitigate problems in the short-term and push for solutions in the future.
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