Chicago Metro Chapter Lunch and Learn - Leading an Efficient Audit

Presented by the Chicago metro chapter

Chicago metro chapter

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 11:30 AM–1:00 PM


Arlington Heights Village Hall
33 S. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington HeightsIL 60005

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  • Members $ 20.00 Before Jan 15, 2020 Members $ 20.00
  • Government / Partner Colleagues $ 20.00 Before Jan 15, 2020 Government / Partner Colleagues $ 20.00
  • Non-members $ 30.00 Before Jan 15, 2020 Non-members $ 30.00

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Leading an Efficient Audit :

  • 11:30 AM: Registration and Networking
  • 11:50 AM: Lunch
  • 12:10 PM-1:00 PM: Presentation

Don’t miss the first Illinois Government Finance Officers Association Chicago Metro Chapter Lunch and Learn of the year. Learn from experienced auditors and seasoned professionals on improving your auditing process. Lunch will be provided by Panera.  Representatives from BKD, a leading auditing firm, will be providing an update on ASU standards effective for 2020, tips for developing an audit timeline, and benefits of an efficient close process. 

John Cutrera, Director, BKD, LLP
Kimberly Marshall, Director, BKD, LLP

Anthony Fashoda, Assistant Finance Director, Village of Hoffman Estates

Rob Frederickson, Finance Director, United City of Yorkville

Learning Objectives – Participants completing this session will be able to: 

  1. Obtain  an update on ASU standards effective for the year (local government)
  2. Learn tips for developing an audit timeline
  3. Explore benefits of an efficient close process
  4. Apply tips for audit efficiency (learning from practitioners; other tips – self review, etc.)

Intended Audience: Finance Professionals
Delivery method: Group Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required 
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Auditing (Governmental)
Earn about 1.00 CPE credit

CPE hours: 1.20

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Aileen Haslett

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