Is your organization doing enough to reduce the risk of cyber threats? Cyber-security is more than compliance with credit card processing. What risks does your organization have? Cyber-security is a prime concern today and in this session we will cover what local governments can do to reduce risk. Presenter Donald E. Hester, CISA, CISSP, Director
Preparing for Audit — OPEB and Pension Liabilities (or Assets?) – In this session, we will review the new accounting and reporting rules for Other Postemployment Benefit (OPEB) plans under GASB Statements 74 and 75, with an emphasis on Statement 75 which is in effective for employers beginning in fiscal year 2017/18. Are you ready to record the Net OPEB Liability? We will go over the Plan and Employer responsibilities under each Statement as well as the changes to the required disclosures and RSI. We will also provide a sample journal entry for the first year of implementation.
Municipal Accounting Threats and Revenue Opportunities – Not only do good internal controls promote checks and balances in an organization, it can also reduce treats and increase revenue opportunities for a public agency. In this session, the speaker shares his decades of experiences working in and consulting for public agencies and what he saw as good internal controls in improving revenue positions of the agencies. Mark Moses – Regional Government Services
Getting Ready for GASB 74 and GASB 75 Implementation — In this session, we will go over the implementation of GASB Statements 74 and 75 from an actuary’s prospective. Topics includes: How to choose the various dates (measurement, implementation, and valuation), actuarial issues that a public agency can face, and what to expect from the actuary’s report. The speaker will also allot time at the end to answer questions from the audience.
Single Audit Update and Common Findings – In this session, we will go over the common findings auditors have come across in single audits under the new Uniform Guidance to Federal Awards. This session will also cover the latest available draft of the Compliance Supplement.