The Single Audit Under the Uniform Guidance
NEW! We'll discuss the 2020 Compliance Supplement for Uniform Guidance audits, explain how your audit may be a bit different this year because of the pandemic, and share our best suggestions for how to prepare.
All medium and large grantees must undergo the Single Audit Act annual audit process (often referred to as the “Uniform Guidance”, “A-133” or “Subpart F” audit). The Single Audit is the federal government’s most important tool for testing your compliance with the terms of your awards. Moreover, it is a major annual expense for your organization so it's important to get it right.
In this webinar, FTLF Attorney Scott Sheffler and CPA and Certified Fraud Examiner Carol Barnard will provide an in-depth look at this process from both the grants accounting and legal perspectives, covering key topics like:
- The federal purposes and authorities for such audits
- Grantee obligations during the audit process
- What to expect from auditors and federal agencies during an audit
- Join us to ensure you understand the process, your rights, and your obligations.
- CEOs/ Directors
- Fiscal Staff
- Compliance Directors
- Program Managers
- Other grants management staff
- Auditors of organizations with federal grant funding
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand the federal purpose and authorities for the Single Audit under the Uniform Guidance
- Discuss the audit process from engaging an audit firm, to coordinating the onsite fieldwork, to reviewing and addressing potential findings in the audit report
- Describe your organization’s rights vis-à-vis its awarding agency in the audit resolution process
A Partner with the firm in the Federal Grants and Health Law practice groups, Scott advises clients on matters of federal grant law, government contract law, and health care law. Scott assists clients with the myriad requirements that apply upon acceptance of federal grant funding, including the administrative requirements and cost principles established in the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars that preceded the Uniform Guidance, and program-specific statutory and regulatory funding conditions. [Full Bio]
CAROL BARNARD, CPA, CFE, MBA
Carol is a Senior Manager in Aronson LLC's Association Industry Services Group. With more than 15 years of public accounting experience, Carol has for the past 13 years focused exclusively on nonprofit audit and accounting issues including federal funding and related Single Audit requirements, cost principles, and compliance issues. Carol is a CPA licensed in Virginia and Maryland. She earned her MBA in Accounting in 2003 and her Certified Fraud Examiner designation in 2012. Today, she is a member of both the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). [Full Bio]
Participants can earn up to 1.50 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.
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- Answer at least 5 of the 7 polling questions during the webinar
- Complete the evaluation survey after the conclusion of the webinar or in the follow-up email
Upon completion of these requirements, FTLF will email you your CPE Certificate within five (5) business days.
- Prerequisites: None
- Target Audience: CEOs/ Directors, Fiscal Staff, Compliance Directors, Other grants management staff
- Advanced Preparation: None
- Program Level: All
- Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
- Attendance Requirements: In order to be awarded the full credits, you must respond to five (5) out of seven (7) polling questions.
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- 1.25 Certificate of Attendance
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