State and Local Government Accounting Conference Simulcast

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - Friday, August 28, 2015
Webcast or Webinar, Online
8:00am - 5:00pm (opens at 7:30am) EST
16Credits
Accounting and Auditing and Behavioral and Technical Business

Registration is Closed

Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.

Members
$405.00 Regular Price
Non-Members
$585.00 Regular Price
Course Type: Webcast
Course Code: 15/SLGACWEB
Level: Update
Vendor: Florida Institute of CPAs
Field of Study: Auditing (Governmental), Accounting (Governmental), Business Law, Communications and Marketing, Personal Development

Overview:

Looking for a Conference Dedicated to the Issues of CPAs in State and Local Government?

Are you prepared to meet the latest standards? Learn the changes for auditing under the new OMB Uniform Grant guidance; see what's needed to implement GASB pension standards No. 68 and 71; understand the impact of auditing risk in the current economy; and add powerful psychological techniques to your fraud suspect interviews.

Join us for these hot topics and eight more equally exciting sessions! Earn up to 16 CPE credit hours from thought leaders like Lisa Parker, Lynda Dennis, Theresa Bordeaux and many more.

Attend the FICPA's 2015 State and Local Government Accounting Conference to gain insight and information unique to your position and area of practice.


CPE Credit:

This conference qualifies for 14 Accounting & Auditing (AA), 1 Technical Business (TB), and 1 Behavioral hour of CPE credit and is subject to change. CPE credit is subject to approval by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.


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Objectives:

  • Recognize the current issues facing the public sector
  • Describe recent and proposed changes to accounting and auditing standards for government including pensions and single audit
  • Name several tools and resources available to those in government to support audit work
  • Describe the potential “hot spots” in employment law

Presenters:

  • Lisa R Parker, CPA

    Lisa Parker is a senior project manager with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).  Prior to joining the GASB in 2008, Lisa worked for Runyon Kersteen Ouellette CPAs for 10 years, the town of Old Orchard Beach, Maine as finance director and interim town manager for 2 years, and the city of Saco, Maine as finance director for 8 years.Lisa is a certified public accountant and a...

    Read more about Lisa R Parker here
  • Lynda Munion Dennis, CPA, CGFO PhD

    Lynda M. Dennis, CPA, PhD received her PhD in Public Affairs and her Masters in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida and her under graduate degree in accounting and finance from the University of West Florida.  She is a Florida CPA and Certified Government Finance Officer.  Lynda is a full-time Associate Instructor in the Kenneth Dixon School of Accounting at the University...

    Read more about Lynda Munion Dennis here
  • Bruce Allen Nunnally, CGMA,CPA

    Bruce Nunnally has over 30 years of public accounting experience, including 9 years with the international public accounting firm, Ernst & Young, LLP. Bruce is also a national instructor of accounting and auditing issues. He has presented accounting and auditing continuing education classes for a quarter of the top 30 CPA firms in the U.S. Some of the courses he has led include:• Annual Update for...

    Read more about Bruce Allen Nunnally here
  • Thomas F Reilly, CFE,CPA

    Tom Reilly, CPA is the partner in charge of Accounting and Auditing, and Quality Control for Holland & Reilly in Orlando, Florida.  He is a 1972 Honors graduate of Florida State University with a masters degree in Accounting.  He serves as a consultant to the Florida Board of Accountancy, Department of Professional Regulation as well as other CPA firms on technical accounting and auditing issues. ...

    Read more about Thomas F Reilly here
  • Yvonne M Clayborne, CITP,CPA

    Yvonne Clayborne is a partner in audit and attest practice of the Melbourne, Florida office of Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC. Yvonne has more than 20 years of experience in public practice and 4 years in private industry, serving clients in a variety of  industries including local governments, not-for-profit organizations, construction, manufacturing and CIRAs, providing external audit services as...

    Read more about Yvonne M Clayborne here
  • Michael Bret Hood

    After serving 25 years as a Special Agent in the FBI, Michael “Bret” Hood became the director of 21st Century Learning & Consulting, LLC upon his retirement in 2016.  During his tenure with the FBI, Bret worked many complex financial crime, money laundering, corruption and major cases such as the 9/11 terrorist attack, the HealthSouth fraud and the Maricopa Investments case.  Since 2000, Bret has...

    Read more about Michael Bret Hood here
  • Jeffrey Michael Tuscan, CPA

    Jeff Tuscan is a graduate of the University of Florida, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  is background includes public accounting experience with local and international accounting firms including Coopers & Lybrand, Fort Myers. Jeff has over 32 years of extensive experience in auditing, business consulting and client assistance.Jeff's industry expertise includes non-profit...

    Read more about Jeffrey Michael Tuscan here
  • Marilyn Darche Tenewitz, CPA

    Marilyn Rosetti Deputy Auditor General Florida Auditor General Marilyn Rosetti is the Deputy Auditor General for the Information Technology Audits Division of the Florida Auditor General. She is responsible for information technology activities of the Auditor General, including management of all IT audits, IT support for other audits, internal IT resources, and attestation examinations for...

    Read more about Marilyn Darche Tenewitz here
  • Mark Alan White, CPA

    PartnerPurvis, Gray and CompanyMark is an Audit Partner with Purvis, Gray and Company, a Statewide CPA firm with offices in Tallahassee, Gainesville, Ocala and Sarasota. With over 38 years of experience, Mark’s career has focused on providing accounting and auditing services to a variety of industries with concentrations in local governments, public utilities and non- profits. In the governmental...

    Read more about Mark Alan White here
  • Michael Joseph Gomez, CPA

    Mike Gomez Supervisor Auditor General’s Office Mike Gomez is an audit supervisor with the Auditor General’s Office. He has over thirty years of governmental accounting and auditing experience with various State agencies and local governments. Mike is a graduate of Florida State University and is a CPA. He is a member of the AGA, AICPA, FGFOA, and FICPA.

    Read more about Michael Joseph Gomez here
  • Brian Louis Nemeroff

    Brian L. Nemeroff Audit Partner Berman Hopkins Wright & LaHam, CPAs During Brian’s 23 years at Berman Hopkins Wright & LaHam, CPAs, he has advanced and applied his expertise in consulting, training and auditing governments, concentrating largely in Public Housing Authorities. He is a graduate of Florida State University. Brian is a Partner at Berman Hopkins and the technical review partner on...

    Read more about Brian Louis Nemeroff here
  • Teresa Bordeaux, CPA

    Teresa Bordeaux, CPA, CGMA Technical Manager/ Governmental Audit Quality Center American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Teresa Bordeaux is a Technical Manager for the Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC) at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants where her primary responsibility is to assist with governmental auditing and accounting matters. She supports the...

    Read more about Teresa Bordeaux here
  • Eduardo Castaneda

    Eduardo Castaneda, CPA, MBA Supervisor Moore Stephens Lovelace CPAs & Advisors Eddy Castaneda is a Supervisor at MSL and is a member of the Firm’s Governmental Practice Group. Eddy has eight years of public accounting experience and has experience performing audits, examinations, reviews, and compliance work for Governmental and Not-for-Profit entities. Professional Experience Eddy has...

    Read more about Eduardo Castaneda here
  • Peter Strong, FSA, FA, FCA, MAAA

    Peter N. Strong, FSA, EA, FCA, MAAA Senior Consultant Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company (GRS) Present Responsibility: Pete Strong is a Senior Consultant with Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company (GRS). He works in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida office, where he provides actuarial and consulting services for several public employee retirement systems throughout the state. He is responsible for the...

    Read more about Peter Strong here
  • Romila Mushtaq, MD, ABIHM

    Romila Mushtaq, M.D. Neurologist/Wellness Coach Natural and Intergrative Medical Center Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, M.D., ABIHM, is a traditionally trained neurologist with additional board certification in integrative medicine. Dr. Romie helps individuals and audiences learn to heal from stress-based illnesses such as insomnia, anxiety, and career burnout with natural and holistic remedies...

    Read more about Romila Mushtaq here
  • Donna Elaine Collins, CGMA,CPA,MAA

    Read more about Donna Elaine Collins here
  • Beth S Schick

    Beth Schick Attorney InCounsel, Inc. Beth uses her wealth of experience in both private industry and as an attorney to specialize in matters dealing with corporations, business planning, regularly offering counsel to business owners regarding human resources, operational, regulatory and management issues. She currently owns her own legal and human resources consulting firm. After receiving her law...

    Read more about Beth S Schick here

Presenters:

Lisa R Parker, CPA

Lisa Parker is a senior project manager with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).  Prior to joining the GASB in 2008, Lisa worked for Runyon Kersteen Ouellette CPAs for 10 years, the town of Old Orchard Beach, Maine as finance director and interim town manager for 2 years, and the city of Saco, Maine as finance director for 8 years.Lisa is a certified public accountant and a...Read more about Lisa R Parker here

Lynda Munion Dennis, CPA, CGFO PhD

Lynda M. Dennis, CPA, PhD received her PhD in Public Affairs and her Masters in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida and her under graduate degree in accounting and finance from the University of West Florida.  She is a Florida CPA and Certified Government Finance Officer.  Lynda is a full-time Associate Instructor in the Kenneth Dixon School of Accounting at the University...Read more about Lynda Munion Dennis here

Bruce Allen Nunnally, CGMA,CPA

Bruce Nunnally has over 30 years of public accounting experience, including 9 years with the international public accounting firm, Ernst & Young, LLP. Bruce is also a national instructor of accounting and auditing issues. He has presented accounting and auditing continuing education classes for a quarter of the top 30 CPA firms in the U.S. Some of the courses he has led include:• Annual Update for...Read more about Bruce Allen Nunnally here

Thomas F Reilly, CFE,CPA

Tom Reilly, CPA is the partner in charge of Accounting and Auditing, and Quality Control for Holland & Reilly in Orlando, Florida.  He is a 1972 Honors graduate of Florida State University with a masters degree in Accounting.  He serves as a consultant to the Florida Board of Accountancy, Department of Professional Regulation as well as other CPA firms on technical accounting and auditing issues. ...Read more about Thomas F Reilly here

Yvonne M Clayborne, CITP,CPA

Yvonne Clayborne is a partner in audit and attest practice of the Melbourne, Florida office of Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC. Yvonne has more than 20 years of experience in public practice and 4 years in private industry, serving clients in a variety of  industries including local governments, not-for-profit organizations, construction, manufacturing and CIRAs, providing external audit services as...Read more about Yvonne M Clayborne here

Michael Bret Hood

After serving 25 years as a Special Agent in the FBI, Michael “Bret” Hood became the director of 21st Century Learning & Consulting, LLC upon his retirement in 2016.  During his tenure with the FBI, Bret worked many complex financial crime, money laundering, corruption and major cases such as the 9/11 terrorist attack, the HealthSouth fraud and the Maricopa Investments case.  Since 2000, Bret has...Read more about Michael Bret Hood here

Jeffrey Michael Tuscan, CPA

Jeff Tuscan is a graduate of the University of Florida, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  is background includes public accounting experience with local and international accounting firms including Coopers & Lybrand, Fort Myers. Jeff has over 32 years of extensive experience in auditing, business consulting and client assistance.Jeff's industry expertise includes non-profit...Read more about Jeffrey Michael Tuscan here

Marilyn Darche Tenewitz, CPA

Marilyn Rosetti Deputy Auditor General Florida Auditor General Marilyn Rosetti is the Deputy Auditor General for the Information Technology Audits Division of the Florida Auditor General. She is responsible for information technology activities of the Auditor General, including management of all IT audits, IT support for other audits, internal IT resources, and attestation examinations for...Read more about Marilyn Darche Tenewitz here

Mark Alan White, CPA

PartnerPurvis, Gray and CompanyMark is an Audit Partner with Purvis, Gray and Company, a Statewide CPA firm with offices in Tallahassee, Gainesville, Ocala and Sarasota. With over 38 years of experience, Mark’s career has focused on providing accounting and auditing services to a variety of industries with concentrations in local governments, public utilities and non- profits. In the governmental...Read more about Mark Alan White here

Michael Joseph Gomez, CPA

Mike Gomez Supervisor Auditor General’s Office Mike Gomez is an audit supervisor with the Auditor General’s Office. He has over thirty years of governmental accounting and auditing experience with various State agencies and local governments. Mike is a graduate of Florida State University and is a CPA. He is a member of the AGA, AICPA, FGFOA, and FICPA.Read more about Michael Joseph Gomez here

Brian Louis Nemeroff

Brian L. Nemeroff Audit Partner Berman Hopkins Wright & LaHam, CPAs During Brian’s 23 years at Berman Hopkins Wright & LaHam, CPAs, he has advanced and applied his expertise in consulting, training and auditing governments, concentrating largely in Public Housing Authorities. He is a graduate of Florida State University. Brian is a Partner at Berman Hopkins and the technical review partner on...Read more about Brian Louis Nemeroff here

Teresa Bordeaux, CPA

Teresa Bordeaux, CPA, CGMA Technical Manager/ Governmental Audit Quality Center American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Teresa Bordeaux is a Technical Manager for the Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC) at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants where her primary responsibility is to assist with governmental auditing and accounting matters. She supports the...Read more about Teresa Bordeaux here

Eduardo Castaneda

Eduardo Castaneda, CPA, MBA Supervisor Moore Stephens Lovelace CPAs & Advisors Eddy Castaneda is a Supervisor at MSL and is a member of the Firm’s Governmental Practice Group. Eddy has eight years of public accounting experience and has experience performing audits, examinations, reviews, and compliance work for Governmental and Not-for-Profit entities. Professional Experience Eddy has...Read more about Eduardo Castaneda here

Peter Strong, FSA, FA, FCA, MAAA

Peter N. Strong, FSA, EA, FCA, MAAA Senior Consultant Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company (GRS) Present Responsibility: Pete Strong is a Senior Consultant with Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company (GRS). He works in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida office, where he provides actuarial and consulting services for several public employee retirement systems throughout the state. He is responsible for the...Read more about Peter Strong here

Romila Mushtaq, MD, ABIHM

Romila Mushtaq, M.D. Neurologist/Wellness Coach Natural and Intergrative Medical Center Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, M.D., ABIHM, is a traditionally trained neurologist with additional board certification in integrative medicine. Dr. Romie helps individuals and audiences learn to heal from stress-based illnesses such as insomnia, anxiety, and career burnout with natural and holistic remedies...Read more about Romila Mushtaq here

Donna Elaine Collins, CGMA,CPA,MAA

Read more about Donna Elaine Collins here

Beth S Schick

Beth Schick Attorney InCounsel, Inc. Beth uses her wealth of experience in both private industry and as an attorney to specialize in matters dealing with corporations, business planning, regularly offering counsel to business owners regarding human resources, operational, regulatory and management issues. She currently owns her own legal and human resources consulting firm. After receiving her law...Read more about Beth S Schick here

Major Topics:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Employment Law
  • Fraud Interviewing Techniques
  • Government Accounting Standards
  • Pension Standards
  • Single Audit
  • Stress Management

Major Topics:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Employment Law
  • Fraud Interviewing Techniques
  • Government Accounting Standards
  • Pension Standards
  • Single Audit
  • Stress Management

Designed For:

CPAs and financial managers practicing in government and CPAs with governmental clients

Prerequisties:

Some familiarity with accounting, auditing, and financial management in the public sector

Accommodations:

Conference Materials:

Conference reference materials are distributed to registrants electronically in advance of the program.  There will not be printed material available on site. This fully searchable PDF includes speaker presentations and is intended for electronic use only.

CPE sponsors

The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: NASBARegistry.org