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October's Hot Finance & Accounting Dates

September 25, 2012
October's Hot Finance & Accounting Dates

Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council Meeting

October 2

FASB Boardroom

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SAP Treasury Management Conference 2012

October 2-4

Miami, FL

 

With predictions of cautious economic growth following recent financial turmoil, new challenges continue to present themselves to corporate treasurers. Coupled with the debt crisis in Europe, high volatility in commodity prices, and rating agency downgrades, the role of the treasury department has become more strategic than ever before. At this established annual event, experts from leading organizations will discuss how and why treasury applications from SAP can help to better manage the ever changing economic challenges being faced today.

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Cost Management: Eliminate Procurement Practices that Increase Costs & Risk

October 3

CFO.com

 

Understand and eliminate the "traditional" best practices your procurement team implements that hike prices and introduce risk into your supply chain. This webcast will review the common practices and software solutions used to purchase goods and services that expose many companies to risk, and then identify solutions to help ensure efficient and cost-effective supply chain practices.

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

October 3

FASB Boardroom

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The CFO Playbook on Health Care Cost Management

October 4

CFO.com

 

Join CFO for a presentation on private sector approaches to lowering the cost of healthcare and increasing the effectiveness of your working capital dedicated to funding healthcare benefits. Note: This webcast is focused on companies with self-funded healthcare plans.

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Meeting of the Private Company Financial Reporting Committee

October 4-5

FASB Boardroom

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Budgeting & Planning: How to Master Forecasts

October 5

CFO.com

 

Update and rework your forecasting processes so they meet the tough demands of today's business environment. Understand why traditional budgets may be your worst enemy, learn the practical steps to building a better forecast, and guard against gaming, all while providing meaningful insight to your executive team.

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AICPA IT Advanced Audit Training School: How to Perform Tests of IT Controls in Assurance Services

October 8-10

Brentwood, TN

 

As technology continues to play a transformative role in the world of accounting, it’s essential that CPAs, controllers, auditors and their staff embrace the changes, and understand the new challenges they face in conducting successful audits and other assurance services. Fortunately, the AICPA IT Audit Training Schools provide the tools needed to keep your organization operating effectively! This Advanced IT Audit Training School provides detailed essential guidance as to what IT considerations needs to be addressed, and the extent to which they should be considered, tested and reported on with the conduct of a financial statement audit.

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The CFO Playbook on Risk Management: Best Practices from the London Olympics

October 10

CFO.com

 

Join Caroline McDonald, Senior Editor of Risk and Compliance with CFO.com, and Chris Bell, Chief Marketing Officer of Active Risk, as they discuss the unique risk scenarios Chris' team encountered helping organizers build the facilities for the 2012 London Olympics.

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FASB Board Meeting

October 10

FASB Boardroom

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

October 10-11

FASB Boardroom

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AP Best Practices: Fight T&E Fraud While Complying with IRS Requirements

October 12

CFO.com

 

A recent AP Now survey found that 38% of respondents indicated they had encountered T&E fraud in their organizations. From this webcast, you will learn how to protect your company from T&E fraud, and mitigate IRS compliance risk at the same time, with practical, easy-to-implement processes and control rules.

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Joint FASB/IASB Videoconference Board Meeting

October 15

FASB Boardroom

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Excel: Making the Switch to Excel 2010

October 17

CFO.com

 

Keeping pace with Excel upgrades can be a challenge. Don't get caught behind the learning curve. Battling new enhancements meant to increase productivity can produce the opposite effect, making you less efficient until you figure out how to take advantage of them. Bill "MrExcel" Jelen will identify the most useful Excel 2010 updates and show you how to work with these updates to increase your productivity.

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Joint FASB/IASB Videoconference Board Meeting

October 17

FASB Boardroom

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

October 17

FASB Boardroom

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AP Best Practices: Process Changes that Boost Productivity

October 18

CFO.com

 

Find out how one company reduced duplicate payments by more than 90%, and another cut down by 98% the number IRS B-Notices it received. It is easier than you think, and requires a few easy-to-implement changes to your current accounts payable processes. In fact, while most of the practices and procedures recommended during this webcast cost nothing to implement, they may routinely increase AP department productivity and bottom line savings.

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Joint FASB/IASB Videoconference Board Meeting

October 18

FASB Boardroom

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Excel: Pivot Table Fundamentals

October 19

CFO.com

 

Pivot tables are one of the most powerful feature in Excel. Among other tasks, these data summary tools count, total or give the average of values stored in one table or spreadsheet, and display the results in a second table -- showing summarized data. Join Bill "MrExcel" Jelen for this beginner-level webcast that reveals essential secrets for getting the most out of pivot tables.

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AICPA National Conference on Credit Unions

October 22-24

Coronado, CA

 

The AICPA National Conference on Credit Unions – Leading experts deliver the technical and managerial knowledge to keep you ahead of the curve in today’s credit union industry. The conference will provide you with new ideas and practical solutions to help you successfully handle today’s key challenges in your organization. This is the only conference that brings together such a wide array of industry experts and offers in-depth discussions on the latest regulatory, accounting, auditing, technological and practical issues that prevalent today. 

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AICPA Sophisticated Tax Planning for Your Wealthy Clients

October 22-23

New York, NY

 

In today’s rapidly changing and uncertain economy, there is always a new legislative twist in the way practitioners must approach their clients’ financial planning. Transferring wealth is more challenging than ever, and the last few months of 2012 may be your last chance to prepare unique tax plans for your wealthy clients. Obtain the latest updates, cutting-edge strategies and governmental regulations that affect affluent individuals.  Learn the latest techniques on retirement and estate planning, eldercare, asset protection, life insurance – and more. All-star speakers and presenters selected by Sid Kess will train and guide you so that you can implement the solutions you receive immediately. Don’t miss the opportunity to network with these experts and peers.

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The Sleeter Group's Ninth Annual Accounting Solutions Conference

October 22-24

Anaheim, CA

 

The 2012 Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA is where consultants, partners, and accountants gather for three days of collaboration, networking, inspiration and the latest in accounting and technology innovations. Learn about smart, connected technologies that are changing business models for accountants and providing dramatic improvements for how small businesses communicate, and manage their customer relationships.

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AICPA National Governmental and Not-for-Profit Training Program

October 22-24

Las Vegas, NV

 

Accounting and auditing government and not-for-profit organizations has become more rigorous and demanding.  It requires a deep level of knowledge in order to effectively implement regulatory standards, compliance programs and administrative rulings.  The AICPA National Governmental & Not-for-Profit Training Program is designed to give you a better understanding of the compliance, ethical and governance issues. This essential program offers comprehensive information on the most important and complex issues you handle every day, and will continue to face in the future.  You will hear directly from standard setters, regulators and industry experts on topics, including best practices, single audit, tax issues and laws on the local, state and federal government levels, as well as not-for-profits issues.  Receive up to 29.5 yellow book CPE credits.  Five focused tracks enable you to hone in on the sessions most important to you.

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IFRS Fundamentals – Course 1010

October 23-27

San Francisco, CA

 

This four-day course provides a rigorous and detailed overview of all major technical IFRS requirements, and includes illustrative financial statements, case studies, examples, coverage of the most significant IFRSs, and interactive participation from the delegates. In addition to a review of current IFRS, course delegates also receive an update on the new standards for 2013 and 2015, as well as information on likely future pronouncements and the probable impact of their adoption.

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AICPA Not-For-Profit Financial Executive Forum

October 23-24

San Francisco, CA

 

The only conference of its kind geared to CFOs and other financial executives of not-for-profit organizations, the AICPA Not-For Profit Financial Executive Forum is a solutions-based conference featuring top experts, and designed specifically to define the issues and provide the answers for your financial, technical and structural operations. Learn about the power of cloud-based technologies and how they can enhance your efficiency, how tools such as rolling forecasts can help in developing sound strategies for planning and operational management, and why Lean Six Sigma, a well-known tool for achieving operational excellence, is now making its way into the non-profit sector. You’ll take valuable insights and tools back to your organization that can be implemented immediately.

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Advanced Executive Risk Management Workshop

October 25-26

New York, NY

 

This jointly-sponsored workshop – Evaluating Your Organization’s Approach to Enterprise Risk Management – is designed for executives of organizations that have implemented an ERM process within their organization, but who are wondering if what they have implemented is consistent with emerging best practices for strategic, enterprise wide risk oversight.  This advanced ERM workshop will provide executives an opportunity to benchmark their organization’s current approach to risk oversight so they can pinpoint opportunities for strengthening that oversight for greater strategic value.

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AICPA Auto Dealership Conference

October 25-26

Las Vegas, NV

 

At the 2012 AICPA Auto Dealership Conference, industry experts will dive into the key issues of the day, providing you with timely updates, best practices and key information to help serve your clients and businesses even better. You’ll also benefit from more technical information sessions than ever – with specific tracks focused on accounting & auditing, tax planning and business management solutions. Every aspect of the industry will be discussed: from software compliance issues and internal audit processes to the metrics of evaluating buy/sell situations, and merger & acquisitions. As the only conference geared toward CPAs and financial professionals in the auto industry, and with James Ziegler, CSP, President & CEO, Ziegler Supersystems, serving as the keynote speaker, this is one event you don’t want to miss! 

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Digital CPA: 2012 CPA2Biz Cloud User Conference

October 28-30

Washington, DC

 

Cloud technology is playing a transformative role in the way firms operate today. This first-ever, information-packed conference will help you embrace cloud technology as a strategic opportunity to start or evolve your client accounting services practice into the digital firm of today. You’ll learn how to provide value-added Business Process Outsourcing and Outsourced CFO services including bill management, financial reporting analysis, cash flow management, payroll services and more via a cloud-based platform. You’ll also hear from tax practitioners who have realized significant benefits via tax workflow management and tax document automation solutions at their firms. This premiere User Conference combines cloud and mobile technology with practice development strategies and hands-on training.  Together it provides a springboard for obtaining the tools and training you need to create new profit centers at your firm, attract new clients, address your staffing needs, and enhance your role as your clients’ most trusted business advisor. 

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International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) Basis – Course 3250

October 29-30

New York, NY

 

The IPSASB’s goal is to serve the public interest by developing high quality accounting standards for use by public sector entities around the world in the preparation of general purpose financial statements. This will enhance the quality and transparency of public sector financial reporting and strengthen public confidence in public sector financial management. In pursuit of this objective, the IPSASB supports the convergence of international and national public sector accounting standards and the convergence of accounting and statistical bases of financial reporting where appropriate. This two-day course provides a comprehensive overview of the most important requirements for preparing financial statements and disclosures under the Cash Basis IPSAS. The program also includes a general overview of the accrual based IPSAS.

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

October 31

FASB Boardroom

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International Accounting for Not-for-Profit Entities – Course 1691

October 31 – November 2

New York, NY

 

Not-for-profit accounting is a specialized field that is receiving a heightened level of interest. A growing number of financial statement preparers and users need to understand the unique and challenging accounting and financial reporting issues related to the not-for-profit sector. This three-day course focuses on three key areas:

  • Distinguishing characteristics of not-for-profit entities and their financial accounting and reporting
  • Accounting areas that are unique to not-for-profit entities
  • General areas of accounting that are applicable to the accounting and financial reporting of not-for-profit entities

 

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AICPA Real Estate Conference

November 5-6

Las Vegas, NV

 

Every day, there are more optimistic signs that the real estate market is slowly growing. Yet financial professionals are still faced with a myriad of daunting challenges, tight credit markets, and demanding clients who are looking for strategic solutions that will position them for success. The AICPA Real Estate Conference, the industry’s premier real estate event, zeroes in on those crucial challenges and is specifically designed to educate you on the newest ideas, technologies, techniques and rules to help you and your clients succeed. Critical updates and issues in accounting, auditing, tax and management are presented in four dynamic learning tracks:

  • Industry Track: provides diverse coverage of the issues specifically for CFOs and controllers
  • Accounting and Tax Track: provide updates and technical knowledge needed by CPAs and financial professionals for understanding the latest accounting and tax issues relevant to the industry – particularly in this economic environment
  • Emerging Issues Track: specialized technical training on diverse issues impacting the industry today

 

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