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PROCUREMENT COMPLIANCE: SUCCESSFULLY BALANCING EFFICIENCY AND RISK

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Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

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Procurement continues to be a high risk compliance area for Federal grantees. It has proven difficult for many organizations to find the perfect balance between efficiency and risk. Are you sure you’re fully in step with the policies—and methods—auditors will want to see?

Don’t risk having procurement costs disallowed. Let an authority on the new procurement standards make sure you’re compliant.

Register now for Procurement Compliance: Successfully Balancing Efficiency and Risk.

In this 90-minute webinar, Dan Durst— an expert on federal grant and contract accounting and compliance—updates you on the requirements grant recipients must meet in 2020.

Know what changes to make before auditors arrive.  This practical overview helps you make sure you’ve implemented the Procurement Standards so your policies, procurement methods and procedures will meet auditors’ expectations. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for expert guidance on how procurement-standard requirements change for 2020, including:

  • The purpose of the Procurement Standards and how they apply
  • Required procurement methods
  • Documentation requirements
  • Audit criteria on procurements
  • Industry best practices

Remember, not complying with the updated standards means you could face auditors who question significant amounts of your procurement costs. Take this opportunity to reduce those risks by making sure policies and procedures are current—and compliant.

Register now for Procurement Compliance: Successfully Balancing Efficiency and Risk.

Who Will Benefit:

This webinar is of value to local governments, Indian tribes, institutions of higher education and nonprofit organizations receiving federal funding. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Controllers
  • Directors of Finance
  • Directors of Compliance
  • Procurement Managers
  • Principle Investigators
  • Grants Administrators
  • Program Managers
  • Accounting and Finance Staff
  • Internal and External Auditors

YOUR EXPERT(S):

Dan Durst

Dan Durst is the Co-Leader of the Federal Grants Compliance Practice at Capital Edge Consulting, the leading provider of compliance solutions for Federal award recipients. Dan uses his specialized and extensive knowledge in procurement, cost allocation, audit support, and internal controls to deliver a vast array of solutions to award recipients receiving funds from various Federal awarding agencies. Dan currently serves on the Thompson Grants Editorial Advisory Board, providing technical guidance and expert content on topics related to compliance with Uniform Guidance. He is also frequently featured as a speaker on Federal grants compliance issues for industry-recognized training organizations. Prior to joining Capital Edge, Dan was an audit supervisor and lead consultant for a member firm of the AICPA’s Government Audit Quality Center and has supervised and performed several Single Audits under both OMB A-133 and the new Uniform Guidance, Subpart F. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a minor in Information Technology and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from George Mason University.

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