State and Local Government Accounting Conference

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CPAs in state and local governments face a unique and rapidly-changing set of challenges. FICPA's State & Local Government Accounting Conference provides training (in-person or via online simulcast ) to help them navigate the ethical and practical demands of public service. Attendees will also have the chance to network with other CPAs and professionals in the field.

CPE Credit:

This conference qualifies for 13 Accounting & Auditing (AA), 3 Technical Business (TB)  hours of CPE credit and is subject to change. CPE credit is subject to approval by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. 

This conference may count for Yellow Book credit; however, attendees must make their own application.

Objectives 

  • Recognize current accounting and legal issues facing the state and local governments 
  • Describe current updates on audit compliance issues and rules from the Florida Auditor General's office
  • Recognize current issues and threats in technology and cyber security
  • Describe recent and proposed changes to governmental accounting and auditing standards
  • Describe current changes and compliance issues with multiple GASB pronouncements
  • Manage ethical issues

 

​​Major Topics

  • Accounting and Auditing Issues
  • Whistleblowing and Fraud
  • Cyber Security and Data Analysis
  • Emerging Issues Facing Governments
  • Creating an Ethical Culture
  • Single Audit and Yellow Book 
  • Governmental Accounting Standards
  • GASB 74/75 OPEB Standards
  • Investments GASB 72 & 79
  • Open Government Laws​​