Beaumont, TX Drive-In 2-25-13

ISSUES IN ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING

ETHICS AND FRAUD ON YOUR CAMPUS

Group-Live Presentation

7.5 CPE Credits – Accounting (Govt.)

2 CPE Credits – Behavioral Ethics

2 CPE Credits – Specialized Knowledge and Applications

(11.5 Total CPE Credits)

 

Fee:  $125 ($140 if received after February 11, 2013)

February 25 & 26, 2013

Beaumont, Texas

Presented by

Dr. Mary Fischer & Dr. David Bosserman

Hosted by

Lamar University

Agenda

Monday, February 25, 2013

Session Time   Session Topic
  ISSUES IN ACCOUNTING AND   REPORTING
  8:00

-

8:30

  Registration
  8:30

-

10:00

  Introduction / Current Operating Issues
10:00

-

10:15

  Break
10:15

-

12:00

  Investment Issues
12:00

-

1:00

  Lunch
  1:00

-

2:30

  Plant and Other Assets
  2:30

-

2:45

  Break
  2:45

-

4:30

  Financial Statements including, Cash Flow

 

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Session Time Session Topic
  ETHICS AND FRAUD ON YOUR   CAMPUS
  8:00

-

8:50

  Relationship of Ethics to Fraud
  8:50

-

9:40

  Fraud in an Institutional Environment
  9:40

-

10:00

  Break
10:00

-

11:40

  Proactive Actions to Fraud “Red Flags”
11:40

-

12:00

  Wrap Up and Questions

Objectives

 

Issues in Accounting and Reporting is a program targeted for accounting personnel with at least a basic understanding of college and university accounting. Discussion will be based upon nonprofit accounting and will include issues and problems that commonly confront college and university accounting officers and acceptable accounting practices and standards for reporting. Examples, illustrations, and group discussion will highlight practical solutions.

Upon completion of this session participants will be able to:

  • Understand how operating issues affect the accounting environment.
  • Understand how the various business office operations contribute to the information that is used to compile financial statements.
  • Have an awareness of preferred industry accounting and reporting practices.
  • Understand the format of university financial statements, including the cash flow statement.
  • Prepare, understand and interpret the various financial statements
  • Share insights about new accounting guidance on the horizon.

This workshop is tailored for GASB institutions.  No prerequisites or advanced preparation is necessary.

Ethics and Fraud on Your Campus  (Overview)

Discuss the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner’s (ACFE) 2012 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud

Discuss relationship of Ethics to Fraud

Evaluate how to detect fraud in an institutional environment

Evaluate fraud “red flags”

Discuss how to be proactive to fraud issues

 

Presenters

 

Mary Fischer serves as a professor in Accounting for the College of Business and Technology. Dr. Fischer has published over fifty research papers regarding cash flow recognition, financial accounting, accounting education, auditing and financial management of not-for-profit organizations and is a frequent local and national seminar speaker regarding FASB and GASB GAAP Updates. She produced a weekly accounting tutorial that is posted on the World Wide Web and is the co-author of an advanced accounting text published by Wiley Publication. Her research has appeared in Research in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, Internal Auditing, Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, the Journal of Accounting Education, and the Government Accounting Journal, among other journals. She has presented papers at numerous conferences, including the American Accounting Association, Decision Science Institute and Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action.

Dr. Fischer is the past president of Southwest Decision Science Institute, Southwest American Accounting Association, American Accounting Association Government and Nonprofit Section. She is also the past president of the Federation of Business Disciplines, an organization of business school faculty with over 5,000 members throughout the Southwestern United States. Dr. Fischer serves as an advisor to the Financial Accounting Standards Board, Government Accounting Standards Board, and an array of not-for-profit organizations nationwide.

Dr. Fischer was awarded the UT Tyler President’s Scholarly Achievement. She was named the 2009 outstanding accounting educator by the East Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Southwestern American Accounting Association. She was awarded the Daniel D. Robinson and the Professional Development and Scholarship awards by the National Association of College and University Business Officers for her outstanding contributions to the college and university national sector. She is a Certified Government Financial Manager and member of the East Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Dr. David Bosserman is a Vice President Emeritus of Oklahoma State University.  He is a certified public accountant with over 25 years of experience in positions related to institutional accounting, principles and practices and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.  His background includes experience as Director, Management Operations; Budget Officer; Director, Grants and Contracts; Assistant Controller; and Associate Vice President and Controller for various organizations.  Dr. Bosserman’s education includes a Master of Science degree in Computer Science and a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration.

He was selected by NACUBO to receive their 2008 Distinguished Business Officer’s Award.  He also received NACUBO’s 2001 Professional Development and Scholarship Award.  The award is sponsored by TIAA/CREF and recognizes that individual who has made the most notable contributions to NACUBO’s professional development activities and to the association’s publications program.  Dr. Bosserman was also the 1999 recipient of NACUBO’s Daniel D. Robinson Award, sponsored by KPMG Peat Marwick, which honors a NACUBO volunteer who has demonstrated a continuous commitment to the advancement of college and university accounting and reporting.

 

Workshop Location

The workshop will be held at the Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza, 3950 I-10 South, Beaumont, TX 77705; Phone: 409-842-5995

Accommodations

 Rooms (King or Double) are available at Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza, 3950 I-10 South, Beaumont, TX 77705 for $85 plus tax per room, per night.  Rooms will be held for SACUBO registrants until Sunday, February 3, 2013. To reserve a room, please call 409-842-5995 and reference Lamar University SACUBO no later than Sunday, February 3, 2013.

 Additional Information

The deadline to register for the workshop and/or to receive a refund (based on written request is Monday, February 11, 2013.  For more information please contact Crystel Conley at 409-880-8932.

Registration

 

Please complete, print, and mail the accompanying registration form with check made payable to SACUBO Beaumont, TX Workshop to the following address:

 

Lamar University

P.O. Box 10003

Beaumont, TX 77710

 

Questions:  Crystel Conley – 409-880-8932; crystel.conley@lamar.edu

 

Enrollment is limited.  Refunds will be made based on written request received prior to February 11, 2013. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints, refunds or cancellations, please contact Crystel Conley at 409-880-8932.


SACUBO (FEIN #76-0427292)
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Issues in Accounting and Reporting/ Ethics and Fraud on Your Campus
February 25 & 26, 2013
- Beaumont, TX

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