WASBO Accounting Conference

Schedule at a Glance

 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
1-4 pm WASBO p-Card User Group Meeting (No charge to attend - please register in advance)
7-8:30  pm
Conference Registration
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
7:30 am - 5 pm
Conference Registration
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast Buffet
8:30-9:30 am

Concurrent Sessions 1

  • Spring at a Glance: Budget Adjustments
  • Top 10 Fundraising Pitfalls and How You Can Avoid Them
  • Sales and Use Tax for Public Schools
  • FLSA Compliance: Where do PTO and Comp Time Fall in the Mix?
9:45 -10:45 am Concurrent Sessions 2
  • Having Fun with WUFAR
  • Legal Hot Topics
  • WUFAR: Funds, Functions, Orgs & Local B's
  • Activity Accounts: When & Why to Use Fund 10, Fund 21 or Fund 60
11 am - 12 pm Concurrent Sessions 3
  • Special Education Fiscal Auditing
  • 403(b) Plan Compliance Hot Topics
  • Preparing for an Audit and End of Year Planning
  • Fund 90 Cooperative/Package Programs
12-1:15 pm Lunch (provided)
1:15-2:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions 4
  • Categorical Aids
  • IRS Audit of School Districts
  • Post Employment Benefits 101
  • Food and Finance: The Business of School Nutrition
2:30-3:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions 5
  • The Other Funds: Funds Other Than 10 and 27
  • School Fees and Summer School Fees
  • Changes in Post Employment Benefit Funding
  • Best Practices and Efficiencies in Purchasing and Accounts Payable Payments
3:45-4:45 pm Concurrent Sessions 6 
  • Open Enrollment and How These Students Are Funded
  • Fraud Risks, Prevention, Management & Response
  • Business Office Tips and Tricks
  • An Efficient and Effective Solution for the Management of Collections
5 -7 pm
Networking Reception

Thursday, March 16, 2017
7 am- 3 pm
Conference Registration
7-8 am
Hot Breakfast Buffet
8-9:30 am DPI Spring Finance Workshop
9:45-10:45 am
Concurrent Sessions 7
  • Introduction to IDEA's Maintenance of Effort
  • New GASB Statements Impacting Post-Employment
    Benefit Valuations: An Auditor's Perspective and An Actuary's Perspective
  • Microsoft Excel - Quick Tips That Can Save a Bundle of Time
  • Using the Request for Proposal (RFP) Process
11:00 am-12:00 pm
 Concurrent Sessions 8
  • Advocating for Your School District
  • ACA Update: Change, Timing and Perspective
  • Segregation of Duties and Internal Controls
  • Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Fiscal Requirements
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (provided) and Announcement of Collaborating for Change Winner
1:00-2:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions 9
  • Communicating Fiscal Information
  • The Magic of Mill Rate Management (Spoiler Alert - It's Not Magic)
  • IRS Payroll Audit Issues
  • Monitoring of Written Procedures
 2:15 -3:15 pm
 Concurrent Sessions 10
  • Bank Reconciliation: Procedures for Adjusting Cash and Accounts
  • WiseGrants