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Accounting Standards Updates on the Horizon: What You Need to Know

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    Add to Calendar 04/25/2017 13:00:00 04/25/2017 15:00:00 America/New_York AICPA Webcast: Accounting Standards Updates on the Horizon: What You Need to Know
    April 25, 2017 - During this webcast, industry experts walk through ASUs issued by FASB that will be effective on or after June 30, 2017. Ensure that your not-for-profit understands the requirements of these updates.
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Do you know how recently issued Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs) will impact your or your clients' financial statements? During this webcast, industry experts walk through ASUs issued by FASB that will be effective on or after June 30, 2017. Ensure that your not-for-profit understands the requirements of topics such as going concern, investments at net asset value, and inventory, and determine an adoption plan for your organization or your clients.

This webcast is part of a monthly webcast series hosted by the AICPA Not-for-Profit Section.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs) that will be effective in the upcoming fiscal year ends
  • Determine how a not-for-profit will implement recently issued ASUs


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Speaker Bio

Frank Jakosz

Frank Jakosz, CPA, CGMA, is the partner-in-charge of Sikich's not-for-profit and higher education practices. Frank has more than 40 years of public accounting experience and expertise serving not-for-profit organizations. Coupled with his career involvement and thought leadership in the AICPA and FASB, Frank is a nationally recognized senior leader in the not-for-profit industry. Prior to joining Sikich, Frank was the National Partner-in-Charge of Not-for-Profit Audit Services and the Regional Not-for-Profit Practice Leader for two global accounting firms. Frank has extensive experience in providing audit and advisory services to a wide variety of not-for-profit organizations, including higher education, social services, trade associations, religious, cultural, membership and foundations. Frank has served on the governing boards of accounting, business and not-for-profit organizations, including positions as board chair, treasurer and chair of the Audit and Finance Committee.

In addition, Frank has co-authored and is recognized for his contributions in many not-for-profit industry and AICPA publications, including:

  • Audit and Accounting Guide Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Not-for-Profit Entities Industry Developments Audit Risk Alerts
  • Not-for-Profit Entities Accounting Trends and Techniques
  • Not-for-Profit Entities Checklists and Illustrative Financial Statements
  • Alternative Investments – Audit Considerations-A Practice Aid for Auditors
  • Not-for-Profit Section – Considerations for Auditing Alternative Investments

Frank is a frequent guest speaker at conferences, training sessions and webinars for the AICPA, Illinois CPA Society, NACUBO, National Association of Nonprofit Accountants and Consultants, Associated Colleges of Illinois, Associated Colleges of the Midwest and LCMS CFO's Conference.

Melisa F. Galasso, CPA

Melisa Galasso is the founder of Galasso Learning Solutions. She specializes in creating custom training courses that promote genuine learning and drive improved outcomes. Melisa teaches courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing, including not for profit and governmental accounting, as well as courses dealing with essential professional and soft skills. Her goal is to customize each course to deliver exceptional return on investment by leaving each participant with actionable takeaways and clear means to apply what was learned. Melisa monitors regulatory bodies for changes in auditing and accounting guidance and serves as a subject matter expert in implementing the updated guidance.

She is a member of and frequent instructor for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA), and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA). Melisa serves on the Board of NCACPA’s Charlotte Chapter and is chair of the A&A Committee for the NCACPA. She was recognized as a Super CPA by Virginia Business Magazine in 2007 and received the 2013 Women to Watch - Emerging Leader Award from the NCACPA and AICPA. She is also a graduate of the 2014 class of the AICPA’s Leadership Academy. Melisa received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and International Business from Georgetown University.

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