Tuesday Morning Learning Opps

Lessen the Confusion About Higher Education Accounting and Auditing 2.0

  • Tuesday, August 01
  • 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Minneapolis Conv Ctr
  • 205B
  • ACT

Speakers

Deirdre Hodgson

Principal

CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Stephen Schafer

Vice President for Finance and Operations

Sarah Lawrence College

Yonkers, New York

Description

In this fun follow-up to a session at the 2016 annual meeting, attendees will participate in an audience-driven accounting and audit “game show.” Come prepared to select topics and answer questions related to best practices for internal controls, new accounting standards, financial statement reporting issues, audit committee roles and functions, depreciable vs. expendable, operating vs. non-operating, bad debt methodologies, common tax issues, and more!

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how accounting practices affect your financial statements.
  • Prepare to maximize the role of your institution’s audit committee.
  • Demonstrate best practices for internal controls within your institution.