The 29th Annual Nonprofit Finance and Accounting Symposium

  • 11/27/2017 – 11/29/2017
  • Washington, DC
  • Speaking Attending

CLA is speaking at the 29th Annual GWSCPA Nonprofit Symposium in Washington, D.C. This conference brings opportunities to network with peers as you learn about the changing landscape from regulations to technology, and gain tools to help make strategic business decisions.

CLA Speaking Sessions:

Tuesday, November 28

Smooth Sailing - Maximize the Value and Minimize the Stress of Your Software

7:30 – 8:20 a.m.

Lisa Stover, Director, CliftonLarsonAllen and Robert M. Storz, Senior Director of Finance, American Gastroenterological Association

Nonprofit organizations are embracing new technologies to make the most of their limited resources. However, the software implementation process can be perilous and expensive if it is not managed carefully. In this interactive session, the presenters will share their experiences with software implementations via case studies with a focus on what factors were successful, what obstacles they encountered and how they overcame them.

Wednesday, November 29

Navigating NICRAs for Nonprofits: ICRP Preparation & Negotiation

8 – 9:40 a.m.

Mary Anne Hakim, Principal and Latha Saikrishnan, Engagement Director, CliftonLarsonAllen

In December 2013, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released its Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Nonprofit organizations rely on cost reimbursements from indirect cost reimbursements to fund administrative and support services for federal award programs. It is essential for federally-funded nonprofit organizations to have a thorough understanding of indirect cost concepts to ensure it receives the maximum allowable reimbursements. This session will provide attendees with a fundamental understanding of the issues involved in developing, negotiating, and monitoring indirect cost (IDC) rates at nonprofit organizations.

Revenue Recognition

10:10 – 11:50 a.m.

Nat Bartholomew, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen

Thinking revenue recognition changes won't have much impact on your organization? You might want to take a closer look. Contributions vs exchange transactions, conditional vs unconditional, agent vs intermediary, promise vs intent... You need more than a quick guide to these complicated changes. This session provides a hands on workshop to walk you through what this all means so that you can prepare.