Accounting and Financial Reporting, Budgeting and Forecasting

GFOA Training in Utah

Special Training Offering for Local Governments in Utah

GFOA is partnering with the Utah GFOA and Utah County to provide a three-day training event in Provo, UT.  Attendees are able to select from days focused on accounting, grants management, and budgeting.  Attend one or more sessions to receive an update on best practices, trends, and recent developments in each area.  Classes will be taught by GFOA staff and feature training materials found in some of GFOA's more popular national training seminars.

Location

Utah County Historic Courthouse

51 S University Ave

Provo, UT 84601

Agendas

GFOA has developed the training to provide flexibility to attendees. Each day will focus on a different topic and attendees can select the day(s) they would like to participate in. Each day is scheduled from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM MDT and attendees are eligible to earn 8 CPE credits per day.

Day 1 - Advanced Topics in Governmental Accounting

Date

Topics

CPE

Level

Field of Study

August 19, 2024

  • Highlights from GFOA’s Accounting and Auditing Year in Review
  • Lease Accounting
  • SBITA (Subscription Based Information Technology Agreements)
  • Expectations from GASB 100-103
  • Overview of Grant Accounting

8

Advanced

Governmental Accounting

Note: This class is designed for government accountants and other finance professionals who currently have a basic understanding of governmental accounting

Day 2 - Current Topics in Grants Management

Date

Topics

CPE

Level

Field of Study

August 20, 2024

  • Managing the Grant Lifecycle
  • Grant Accounting
  • Updates to Uniform Guidance
  • Tracking and Managing Grant Opportunities 

8

Intermediate

Finance

Day 3 - Current Topics in Budgeting

Date

Topics

CPE

Level

Field of Study

  • August 21, 2024
  • Planning, Budgeting, and Monitoring
  • The Role of the Budget Officer as Decision Architect
  • Overview of Fiscal First Aid
  • Program Budgeting
  • How to Effective Communicate the Budget
  • Highlights from GFOA’s Rethinking Budgeting Initiative

8

Intermediate

Finance

Registration and Pricing

Registration fees for each day are $400, which includes lunch. Attendees are welcome to sign up for multiple days. Space is limited, so please register early. Each day is capped at 40 participants. Governments in Utah have priority registration through the end of May.

To Register

Advanced Topics in Governmental Accounting (8/19)

Register

Current Topics in Grants Management (8/20)

Register

Current Topics in Budgeting (8/21)

Register

Frequently Asked Questions

No. However, to register, any non-GFOA member will need to create an online account with GFOA's registration system to process the registration. Creating an online account is free.

Each day is set up as a separate training. To register for multiple days, please select to add the days you would like to take and place them in your "cart" for checkout. You can also sign up for and pay for each day separately.

Unfortunately, GFOA's system requires each person to create an account and register individually.

Yes, GFOA's registration system will allow you to process a payment with a credit card.

Yes. To pay by check, select the appropriate option at check out. GFOA will then forward an invoice for the training.

Please contact Katie Ludwig or Mike Mucha with GFOA for more information.