Join Aronson's nonprofit experts at GWSCPA’s 29th Annual Nonprofit Finance & Accounting Symposium from November 27th–29th in Washington, DC. This symposium event will provide updates on the changing landscape from regulations to technology, expose you to tools to help make transformational and strategic business decisions, and give you special access to strong peer and professional resource communities.
Attendees will have access to 21 CPE credits ranging in topics from the technical to the inspiring, several opportunities to connect with over 750 peers, and on-site software demonstrations. Whether you are a CFO looking for cutting edge strategies, a Controller hoping to increase efficiency through new technology or processes, or an auditor staying abreast of technical standards, this symposium has what you are looking for.
Meet and hear from our team as they lead the following symposium sessions:
Fraud Considerations in Nonprofit Organizations
Do you know how to detect and prevent yourself from a fraud scheme? Join Greg Plotts and Carol Barnard on November 27th from 2:20-3:35 p.m. to learn about the simple steps your organization can take. Greg and Carol will walk through a series of case studies and discuss why fraud is so devastating to exempt organizations, how often it occurs, and what situations lead to the greatest losses.
At the end of this session, you will:
- Understand why nonprofits are so sensitive to fraud
- Understand what fraud is, who's committing fraud, and typical schemes
- Know red flags to watch out for that are conducive to fraud occurring
- Be able to assess the fraud risk at your organization
- Have some useful tips in improving your internal controls to help mitigate against fraud
- Know how to take action if your organization has been hit with fraud
Nonprofit Emerging Risks & How to Implement ERM
Join Risk Advisory Director Melissa Musser and William Tanenbaum of Arent Fox LLP on November 28th from 8:30-9:40 a.m. as they give an interactive presentation aimed to help nonprofit governance implement and expand their current Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) activities. Nonprofits continue to struggle with integrating their risk oversight efforts with their strategic planning processes. Learn how you can strengthen your approaches to identifying and assessing key risks.