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PREPARING FOR A 2018 AUDIT UNDER THE UNIFORM GRANT GUIDANCE:
NEW STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES

Webinar • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET 


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Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

The Uniform Grant Guidance changed the single audit threshold, exemptions for reporting and use of cooperative audit resolution. In addition, there are new requirements for payroll costs, procurement support and subrecipient monitoring and reporting.

Plus, with federal agencies intending to use audits to recover $50 billion a year in unsupported costs, visits from both independent and government auditors could result in sanctions and remedies that have an ongoing impact on your access to federal funding.

Now is the time to make sure you have the right policies and procedures in place—and that they are being followed. Now is also the time to map out an audit strategy that anticipates questions auditors are likely to ask and the best way for you to respond to potential findings and questioned costs. Let this webinar show you where to start.

Register now for Preparing for an Audit Under the Uniform Grant Guidance: New Strategies and Techniques.

In this 90-minute webinar, you will learn today’s best strategies for preparing for an audit from Jack Reagan, a UHY LLP audit partner with almost three decades of experience performing financial statement and regulatory compliance audits. From new thresholds and exemptions for reporting, to the use of cooperative audit resolution, he will show where the most common single audit findings arise, and how to troubleshoot your own documentation and reporting.

How to modify internal controls. You will zero in on troubleshooting changes you can make now to strengthen your internal controls—especially if you have a history of findings. You will also learn what types of questions to anticipate from auditors so you can prepare your best response. Plus, you will have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar

Reserve your space now for expert guidance on what to do now to reduce the risk that an audit will turn up findings and questionable costs, including how to:

  • Make sure you are up to date with how the Uniform Grant Guidance has changed audit requirements
  • Understand new documentation requirements in areas such as payroll costs, procurement support and subrecipient monitoring
  • Prepare proactively to be ready for auditors’ questions
  • Define your best strategies for responding to potential findings and questioned costs

Remember, between increased federal scrutiny and so many new single audit requirements, it is all too easy to run into problems from both independent and government auditors.  Do not miss this opportunity to fine tune compliance—and your internal controls—before the audit.

Register now for Preparing for an Audit Under the Uniform Grant Guidance: New Strategies and Techniques. 

This webinar is of value to every recipient of federal awards—including state, local and tribal governments; higher education institutions; and nonprofits—and especially those with a history of findings. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Grants managers and administrators
  • CFOs/controllers, accounting and finance staff
  • General/In-house Counsel
  • Internal auditors
  • Independent auditors
  • Program managers
  • Compliance officers

YOUR EXPERT(S):

Jack Reagan

Jack Reagan is an audit partner at UHY LLP in Columbia, MD.  Jack has more than 28 years of dedicated industry experience working within the federal government, state and local government, not-for-profit, and higher education sectors. Jack joined UHY in February 2018. Prior to that, Jack was a partner in the public sector audit practice of Grant Thornton for four years and in the Public Sector Practice at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP for almost two years. He was previously a partner in the Public Sector Audit practice at KPMG LLP for over 20 years. He has extensive experience performing financial statement and regulatory compliance audits, as well as a variety of advisory services projects.

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