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Federal Grant Compliance: An Accounting Perspective
About Our Speaker(s)
Carol Barnard

Carol Barnard, CPA, CFE, MBA, is a Senior Manager in Aronson LLCís Association Industry Services Group. With more than 10 years of industry experience, Carol has extensive experience with nonprofit audit and accounting issues including federal funding and related Single Audit requirements, cost principles, and compliance issues.

As a strong proponent for the nonprofit industry, Carol shares her expertise through webinars and training sessions. She was a contributing author and editor of The Financial Management Handbook for Associations and Nonprofits, published by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Carol also serves as editor-in-chief of and is a regular contributor to Aronsonís Nonprofit Report blog.

Carol is a CPA licensed in Virginia and Maryland. She earned her MBA in Accounting in 2003 and her CFE designation in 2012. Today, she plays an active role in both the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

Federal Grant Compliance: An Accounting Perspective (CDP761V)

Event Information
Product Format
Pre-recorded Webinar
Carol Barnard
Conference Date
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Aired Time
This event is available all day on conference date
60 minutes
Event Description

Navigating the Federal Grant Requirements Under the New Uniform Guidance Rules

Federal grant awards come with complex compliance requirements. Navigating the terrain of federal grant requirements under the new Uniform Guidance that governs compliance and having a Single Audit can be confusing.

Where do you begin? How can you make sure your organization is in compliance? How can you prepare for a Single Audit? What happened to OMB Circular A-133? These are the questions you must find answers to!

This program by expert speaker Carol Barnard will help federal grant recipients understand the basics of what is required for compliance under the new Uniform Guidance, how to best approach internal control design in a federal grant environment, and how to prepare for being audited.

Session Highlights:

  • Single Audit requirements and what you need to know about the recent changes under Uniform Guidance, including new thresholds, new procurement requirements, public access to the reports, and others.
  • 12 areas of required compliance, including cash management, period of performance, and sub-recipient monitoring.
  • In depth on allowable/unallowable cost guidelines.
  • COSO framework for developing internal controls over compliance.
  • What your auditor is looking for in a Single Audit?

Who Should Attend

Accountants of all levels and program managers for federal grant recipients or applicants that are new to Single Audits and Uniform Guidance or want a comprehensive refresher.


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