Marci Thomas, MHA, CPA, CGMA is an author and presenter on various nonprofit, healthcare and governmental topics to nonprofits, CPA firms and state societies of CPAs around the country. She also writes and teaches courses in governance, financial management, grants accounting, strategy and various operational topics. Additionally, Thomas is a clinical assistant professor in the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is an adjunct professor at Emory University in the Goizueta Business School. She works with numerous accounting firms, performing quality control and efficiency reviews and with nonprofit boards on strategic planning, internal control and governance issues. Return to Instructor List
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the MSCPA has made the difficult decision to make our scheduled live seminars in 2020 virtual-only events. The topics, dates, times and CPE credits will remain the same, and you will learn from the same top-level speakers that you expected to see at our live programs
This year is indeed another year of significant change in the world of nonprofit accounting and auditing. Time is valuable, and it's hard to stay current in today's rapidly changing environment. Let us save you time and effort in staying current through this informative update course. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format. Over 30 focused exercises are included to provide an enhanced working knowledge of the latest developments in nonprofit accounting and auditing.
Auditors and industry professionals working in the nonprofit environment
Keep up with the latest developments at the GAO, OMB, AICPA, and FASB Ensure that your accounting and auditing skills stay up-to-date with current requirements Be prepared for major changes on the horizon
Implementing the new Yellow Book Developing issues related to performing single audits under the OMB's Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards Key AICPA developments affecting audits of nonprofits including SAS No. 134, Auditor Reporting and Amendments, Including Amendments Addressing Disclosures in the Auditor Reporting Statements, and SAS 135, Omnibus Statement on Auditing Standards--2019 Prepare for the implementation of the new FASB ASU on grants, contracts, and contributions (i.e., ASU No. 2018-08, Clarifying the Scope and the Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Contributions Made) Develop a deeper understanding of the effects that ASU No. 2016-02, Leases, will have on nonprofits