School Districts Conference Webcast | 5191445A

Date :
April 17, 2020 8:30 AM - 4:25 PM
Location :
Webcast
Facility :
Webcast Event
Level of Difficulty :
Update
Member Price :
345.00
Nonmember Price :
455.00
CPE Credits :
CPE 8.00, AA 8.00, YB 8.00, YB 8.00, AA 8.00, GT 8.00, GT 8.00, FR 2.00
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Financial professionals handling internal or external audits of school districts must be aware of the current accounting and auditing challenges. Gain insights on the latest industry developments, updates about financial statements/internal controls and cover challenges surrounding school district compliance. You'll receive practical guidance from industry leaders who provide real-life examples regarding issues impacting school districts.

Objectives:

  • Identify the impact of key updates from the California Department of Education and California State Controller.
  • Recognize key changes in school district audits.

Major Subjects:

 

  • GASB, SAS, and Yellow Book Update
  • CDE Update
  • SCO Update
  • OPSC Update
  • Charter School Update
  • School District and Charter School Fraud

 

Advanced Prep:

None.

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Level of Difficulty:
Update
Field of Interest:
Accounting (Governmental)
Prerequisites:

Working knowledge of school district auditing.

Designed For:

Senior-level staff and partners responsible for school district audits, large-district business staff, school district fiscal directors, county office business officials and school board members.

Instructors

Michael W Ammermon, CFE, CPA, DABFA
Michael Ammermon, CPA, CFE, DABFA is a sole practitioner in Laguna Niguel, California. He has 17 years of governmental, non-profit and private sector financial, forensic, fraud, audit and litigation support experience.

Mr. Ammermon has performed numerous financial fraud and abuse examinations in both the public and private sectors. The primary focus of his practice is K-12 school district and community college clients. He is often requested by law firms representing governmental clients to serve as the designated financial expert. While working for these governmental clients, he assists local law enforcement in providing a basis for possible suspect arrest and has been instrumental in preparing gathered evidence for use in prosecution. Mr. Ammermon has extensive experience in ASB fraud detection, California charter school auditing, charter school close-out audits and many other government-related alleged fraud and abuse examinations.

Mr. Ammermon is a member of CalCPA, the AICPA, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, American College of Forensic Examiners and the AICPA Peer Review.

Iryna Bush, CPA
Robert Thomas Dennis, CGMA, CPA
Rob Dennis was introduced to the school district audit industry in April 2000, and obtained his CPA license in September of 2004. Mr. Dennis has remained committed to the governmental industry since then in the governmental and not-for-profit arenas. The diversity of school district and county office of education clients has been in excess of 30,000 ADA school districts down to single school districts of ten ADA. The location of these districts has been as far north as the Oregon boarder down to southern California and all points in between the state of California.
Jason Hernandez
Jason Hernandez is an audit supervisor at the Department of General Services, Office of Public School Construction (OPSC). Jason has over 20 years of school bond auditing experience at OPSC, both in conducting and supervising School Facility Program (SFP) bond audits. His OPSC experience includes auditing both Lease Purchase Program and SFP projects, drafting regulation changes for the SFP, and supervising the Financial Hardship Team and the Fiscal Services Appeal team. Serving in various roles at OPSC gives him a broad understanding of the School Facility Program. In addition, Jason has provided audit training to CPAs, Local Educational Agency personnel, and consultants in school bond auditing and in the new State of California SFP bond audit requirements. Jason received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento.
Keith Jung
Keith Jung has over 33 years of auditing experience with the State of California, both in conducting and supervising/managing financial and performance audits. Keith obtained his CPA certificate in 1991 while with the State Controller’s Office (SCO) Education Unit, where he performed financial and performance audits of school districts. Keith has also been an audit supervisor with the Department of General Services, Office of Public School Construction, where he supervised School Facility Program (SFP) bond audits. Keith has provided audit training to CPAs, Local Educational Agency personnel, and consultants in school bond auditing and in the new State of California SFP bond audit requirements. Keith received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento.
Marcy Kearney, CPA
Stephanie Whitehouse, CPA, CTEC, Esq
Brittney Williams, CGFM
Brittney Williams, CPA, CGFM is a Partner for the public accounting firm HeinfeldMeech where she is involved with developing and monitoring the Quality Control policies and procedures for the firm. She currently manages audit services for municipalities, school districts, transportation authorities and non-profits out of their Phoenix office. Brittney speaks frequently for HeinfeldMeech, several State CPA societies and AICPA Conferences on topics including GASB pronouncements, auditing standards, Government Auditing Standards and Single Audits. She has worked in the single audit environment for 15 years and has assisted clients and other professionals with single audit implementation matters. Brittney is also a peer reviewer of firms enrolled in the AICPA Peer Review Program and is currently serving on the AGA Financial Management Standards Board and the AICPA Government Audit Quality Center Executive Committee.

Agenda:

  • 8:35 AM GASB, SAS, and Yellow Book Update
    • Brittney Williams, CGFM
  • 10:27 AM Break
  • 10:40 AM California Department of Education (CDE) Update
  • 11:30 AM State Controller's Office (SCO) Update
    • Iryna Bush, CPA
  • 12:15 PM Lunch
  • 12:45 PM Office of Pubic School Construction (OPSC) Update
    • Jason Hernandez
    • Keith Jung
  • 1:35 PM Charter School Update
    • Marcy Kearney, CPA
    • Stephanie Whitehouse, CPA, CTEC, Esq
  • 2:41 PM Break
  • 2:50 PM School District and Charter School Fraud
    • Michael W Ammermon, CFE, CPA, DABFA

Materials:

  • Materials - ebook