Webcast: What's Changing in Accounting and Auditing for Governmental Entities
425 | Webcast | Update | Scheduled
This course will provide an overview of what is changing in both governmental accounting and auditing. The Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has been busy lately, and we will review the accounting standards issued by GASB, including Leases and Fiduciary Activities. We will focus on the implementation of standards that will be effective in the near future. The course will also address common COVID-19-related reporting issues. We then shift to audit to explore the major changes in Single Audit and Yellow Book that are impacting governmental accountants and auditors including those changes brought about by the global pandemic.
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Practitioners and members in industry responsible for accounting and financial reporting for governmental entities
Prior experience with accounting or auditing of governmental entities
- Describe changes to Yellow Book (2018 Revision)
- List changes to the Compliance Supplement
- Identify changes to governmental accounting issued by GASB
- Member (Early Bird)
- Non-Member (Early Bird)
Melisa F. Galasso, CPA
Melisa F. Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not for profit and governmental accounting.
Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train-the-trainer efforts.
Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers. She also serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), the AICPA's Women's Initiative Executive Committee (WIEC) and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She has held previous positions on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and the NCACPA's A&A committee.
Melisa is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient and was honored as a “40 under 40” by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017, 2018 and 2019. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training. She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and International Business from Georgetown University.Back to Instructors