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ACPEN Signature: 2022 Governmental Accounting & Auditing Update

Total Credits: 8 including 4 Accounting (Governmental) - Technical, 4 Auditing (Governmental) - Technical



Stay up-to-date on rapidly changing developments by participating in the 2022 Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update! Take advantage of this opportunity to find out about breaking government issues. This is your opportunity to hear about the latest challenges facing state and local governments and practitioners who work with them and audit them, presented by leading experts on governmental accounting and auditing, both those who work in the trenches and those from the regulatory world.

With all of the fiscal, regulatory, and new standards challenges facing governments and their auditors, it is important to keep current on critical issues and developments. In 2022, governments and their auditors continue to operate in a rapidly changing environment as they continue to face the many challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, recovery, and federal funding. From a governmental accounting, auditing, and compliance perspective, 2022 will be a critical year for addressing the complex pandemic-related challenges as well as focusing on implementing new standards and requirements! Plus, it is imperative that you start planning for the significant changes coming in 2022 and beyond!

You’ll receive an update on the most recent accounting and auditing developments affecting governments and government auditors. This includes Single Audit issues, AICPA and Yellow Book issues, new and recently effective GASB pronouncements, audit issues, and a look at what’s on the horizon. Join ACPEN’s panel of experts as they discuss, not only the technical requirements of new standards, but also the key implementation issues that must be addressed by auditors and their governmental clients! Benefit from their experience and insights from many perspectives, as well as their long experience in governmental accounting and auditing.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Review the most recent governmental accounting and auditing developments
  • Discuss the new and recently effective GASB pronouncements
  • Discuss the most recent Single Audit developments

Major Subjects
  • GASB Pronouncements
  • Single Audit Issues
  • Yellow Book Issues
  • Audit Issues
  • Pandemic Challenges

Course Materials


Carole A. Burgess, CPA Related seminars and products

Carole A. Burgess, CPA, is an Executive Editor of PPC products for the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters, in Dallas, Texas. She is an author of PPC’s Guide to Single Audits, PPC’s Guide to Preparing Governmental Financial Statements, PPC’s Governmental Financial Statement Illustrations and Trends, and PPC’s Guide to Religious Organizations, and a contributing author of other guides and continuing education courses. Carole is also the technical review editor of The PPC Nonprofit Update newsletter. Ms. Burgess’ experience prior to joining PPC includes eleven years in public practice with Deloitte & Touche, LLP, where she was a senior manager specializing in state and local governments and recognized nationally as a compliance audit specialist relating to the Single Audit Act. Carole is a frequent presenter to accounting and other professional organizations including the Texas Society of CPAs

Frank Crawford, CPA's Profile

Frank Crawford, CPA Related seminars and products

Crawford & Associates, P.C.

Frank Crawford is President of Crawford & Associates, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, an accounting firm located in Oklahoma City, OK.  The firm specializes in providing auditing, consulting and accounting services solely to governmental entities and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the AICPA Government Audit Quality Center, and former Chair of the AICPA Government Expert Panel.  Over the last 35 years, Frank, as President of Crawford & Associates, has provided a variety of audit and accounting services to all sizes and types of governmental entities, including financial statement audits and attestation services, non-attestation services such as financial statement preparation services, general accounting and advisory services, fraud investigations, internal control analysis, accounting policy and procedure development, outsourced internal auditing and internal monitoring, the development of management anti-fraud programs and controls, quality assurance reviews, training, and expert witness testimonies. 

Robert Scott Related seminars and products

Bob Scott, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer/Assistant City Manager for the City of
Carrollton, where he has responsibility for all aspects of the City’s financial operations. He has a Masters degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Texas Tech University. Mr. Scott began his career in public accounting, ultimately serving as an audit manager with responsibility for a large number of governmental clients. While in public accounting, he was designated by his firm as a specialist in state and local government and served a two-year practice fellowship with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. Mr. Scott has extensive experience in accounting and financial reporting issues having recently served on the review committee for both GASB’s GASB 34 implementation guide and the GFOA’s new “Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting” (known as the “Blue Book”). He currently serves as Vice Chairman for the GFOA’s Committee on Accounting Auditing and Financial Reporting and has served in the past on the Governmental Accounting Advisory Committee (GASAC) and the AICPA’s Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee (GAAC). He also has a great interest and personal experience in improving organizational performance. Mr. Scott is an active lecturer for the Government Finance Officers Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Southwest School of Governmental Finance, and has also co-authored several professional journal articles. He is an active member of the Government Finance Officers Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and various other professional organizations.

William Blend, CPA's Profile

William Blend, CPA Related seminars and products

Bill Blend is a Shareholder and a member of the MSL’s Governmental Practice Group (GPG). He recently served as the Firm’s Quality Control Shareholder. He has over 25 years of public and private sector accounting, audit and consulting experience.

His clients include a vast array of governments including Counties, Municipalities, Utilities, Airports and Special Districts of all sizes. He is qualified to perform audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards, Federal Single Audit Uniform Guidance, and Florida Single Audit requirements.

Bill regularly performs training for organizations such as the FICPA, FGFOA, and internal MSL continuing education courses. He has been recognized by the FICPA as Outstanding Discussion Leader four times. He has also spoken in other States such as Massachusetts, Georgia, and Iowa. Bill authored the AICPA’s yellow book update CPE session in 2015 and 2016.

Bill is a certified fraud examiner.  He has investigated several cases involving business fraud and has testified in court cases. Bill is also trained in the use of various data mining and Artificial Intelligence software tools.


Wed, Aug 10, 2022 - 09:00am to 05:00pm CDT
Wed, Aug 10, 2022 - 01:00pm to 09:00pm CDT
Fri, Sep 09, 2022 - 09:00am to 05:00pm CDT
Fri, Sep 09, 2022 - 01:00pm to 09:00pm CDT
Tue, Oct 25, 2022 - 09:00am to 05:00pm CDT
Tue, Oct 25, 2022 - 01:00pm to 09:00pm CDT
Tue, Dec 20, 2022 - 09:00am to 05:00pm CST
Tue, Dec 20, 2022 - 01:00pm to 09:00pm CST
Tue, Dec 27, 2022 - 09:00am to 05:00pm CST
Tue, Dec 27, 2022 - 01:00pm to 09:00pm CST
Tue, Jan 17, 2023 - 09:00am to 05:00pm CST
Tue, Jan 17, 2023 - 01:00pm to 09:00pm CST
Tue, Jan 31, 2023 - 09:00am to 05:00pm CST
Tue, Jan 31, 2023 - 01:00pm to 09:00pm CST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information



Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Practitioners and members in industry responsible for accounting and financial reporting for governmental entities.

Original Recording Date 07/27/2022
Yellow Book Yes
Course Developer

Business Professionals' Network (ACPEN)

Date Added to Catalog 02/08/2022

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints.

Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer.

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration


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