Why I Should Attend?

Council/Board members have fiduciary responsibility for funds coming to the tribe will also benefit from this session as the entire process will be explained in terms that can be understood.

Interested financial and accounting managers and their staff who want to get ideas and tips on improving the accuracy of the data into their systems.  Program managers who need guidance about the information in the reports they receive will gain valuable insight while understanding the process from the perspective of all key players.  This session will help managers review current processes and review current planning, processes and key tasks in managing all aspects of their financial and accounting tasks.

Who Should Attend?

This session is a must for those that have an integral role in overseeing or working within the financial and accounting management process.  Executives, administrative, finance, payroll, and accounting personnel.

We also highly recommend this session for program managers and their support staff, Tribal Council members, Treasurers, Tribal School boards, Transportation Boards, Health boards, Chartered organizations, Tribal Enterprise boards, Villages, Districts, Chapters, non-profit organizations and their staff.

What Will I Learn?

  • Basics of governmental accounting and how accounting practices affect federal awards
  • Impacts of GASB requirements on tribes and tribal organizations.
  • How to properly complete SF-425s’s
  • Reporting contract and grant expenditures, reporting contract savings for carryover; reporting program income
  • Requirements for tribal financial management systems
  • Federal audit and audit follow up requirements