Tentative Agenda

Day 1: Monday, November 7, 2011

        1.1       Accounting System
        1.1.1    Chart of Accounts
        1.1.2    Petty Cash
        1.1.3    Daily Entries
        1.1.4    Importance of Controls at the Beginning of the Transaction
        1.1.5    System of Authorization
        1.1.6     Segregation of Duties
        1.1.7    Document/File System
        1.1.8    Project/Job Cost Accounting/Ledger
        1.1.9    Monthly Closings
        1.1.10   Quarterly Reporting

        1.2       Timekeeping System
        1.2.1     Implementation of Personnel Activity Reports
        1.2.2    Payroll Distribution that Allocates Payroll Journal Costs to Donors/Activities

        1.3      Budget Management (Budget revisions and amendments)
        1.3.1    Bottoms-Up Budgeting
        1.3.2    Monthly Budget vs. Actual Reporting and Management
        1.3.3    Quarterly Budget vs. Actual Reporting and Management
        1.3.4    Pipeline Reporting and Management


Day 2: Tuesday, November 8, 2011

        1.4       Indirect Costs/Rates
        1.4.1    Cost Recovery or Revenue Source?
        1.4.2    Accounting System Requirements
        1.4.3     Provisional Billing/Bidding and Final Rates
        1.4.4    Monitoring Rate(s) and Impact on Program Spending  

        1.5       Annual Financial Statements
        1.5.1    Purpose of Audited Financial Statements
        1.5.2    Preparing for Financial Statement Audit
        1.5.3    Supporting the Financial Statement Audit
        1.5.4    Responding to Draft Reports
        1.5.5    Presenting Audit Results to Board of Directors and Donors

        1.6      Donor Audits/Reviews
        1.6.1    Compliance Oriented
        1.6.2    Supporting the Audit
        1.6.3    Managing the Audit
        1.6.4    Corrective Action Plans
        1.6.5    System Strengthening
        1.6.6    Monitoring

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