School District Audit Conference Livestream

School District Audit Conference Livestream

School District Audit Conference Livestream


Attend this year’s School District Audit Conference to hear directly by the source that sets the auditing standards and procedures for school district audits, as well as many highly regarded experts covering important topics such as DPI updates, single audit basics for the beginner auditor, single audit risk assessments and the CARES Act, current business ethics issues, fraud and risk management in educational institutions, GASB updates and OPEB pension basics.

Beginner and advanced auditors of Wisconsin school districts, including partners, principals, shareholders, controllers, accounting and auditing staff, managers and other financial staff will all benefit greatly by attending.

COVID-19 Notice: For the safety of attendees, presenters, staff and vendors, this year’s School District Audit Conference will be presented online via WICPA CPE Livestream.

10.2 CPE Credits


Registration is open through 05/18.

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Tuesday, May 18

7:00am to 5:00pm (Check-In 7:00am)

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Tuesday, May 18th

7:00AM TO 8:30AM / Breakout Sessions

Matthew Drzewiecki, Senior Accountant, Baker Tilly

Michelle Walter, Senior Manager, Baker Tilly

This session will provide an overview of the terminology used in single audit, along with when it is applicable, and what it requires of the auditor. It will also discuss the use of a risk-based approach, testing requirements and reporting requirements.

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8:30AM TO 8:35AM / General Session

Wendi Unger, Partner, Baker Tilly

8:35AM TO 10:05AM / General Session

Olivia Bernitt, School Finance Auditor, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Jillian Raff, School Finance Auditor, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

This session will provide auditors with updates affecting 2020-2021 audits. Topics will include DPI reporting, auditor compliance with DPI regulatory requirements and other information pertinent to current year audits.

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10:20AM TO 11:40AM / General Session

David Maccoux,

This session’s focus will be on the responsibilities of planning, directing and reporting on a single audit engagement conducted in accordance with the Uniform Guidance and the State Single Audit Guidelines, including planning and other risk assessment considerations. It will cover the major program determination, risk considerations over assessing and evaluating internal controls over compliance, and evaluating and reporting on applicable compliance requirements. In addition, find out about the impact of auditing funding received under the CARES Act for June 30, 2021 audits.

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12:10PM TO 1:40PM / General Session

Boz Bostrom, Associate Professor of Accounting & Finance, College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University

In this engaging session, you’ll get an important update when it comes to business ethics issues, with a focus on learning from current real-world ethical violations. The session will discuss attitudes related to ethics and help you better understand the laws and rules CPAs must follow and the consequences of not doing so.

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1:55PM TO 2:45PM / General Session

Sherri Huff, Owner, Huff Consulting, LLC

This presentation will cover general fraud information using actual fraud examples in educational institutions, as well as provide risk management and cybersecurity tips.

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3:00PM TO 4:00PM / General Session

Steven Henke, Senior Manager, Baker Tilly

The GASB has been busy! This session will include an overview of GASB standards becoming effective in fiscal years 2021, 2022 and beyond. The focus of the session will be on the new standards and the impact they will have on school district financial statements.

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4:10PM TO 5:00PM / General Session

Krisztina Dommer, Shareholder, KerberRose S.C.

Gregory Pitel, Shareholder, KerberRose S.C.

GASB Statement No. 75 has been around for a couple of rounds of implementation by school districts and municipalities, but new staff may need some additional guidance related to this standard. This session will discuss how to obtain the materials from ETF online and how to handle the implementation in the financial statements, including the footnotes.

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5:00PM TO 5:05PM / General Session

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