Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing: Fall 2019 Update

Presented on:
October 24, 2019 10:00 AM PT
1 hour

Join us for an on-demand webcast covering the most critical developments in auditing and accounting standards that impact not-for-profit organizations, including the following:

  • Updates from the Financial Accounting Standards Board
  • A look back at lessons learned from the implementation of Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities—including examples of disclosures that have proven more challenging than first anticipated
  • In-depth examinations of ASU 2016-08, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606), and ASU 2018-08, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Clarifying the Scope and the Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Contributions Made—including their impact on not-for-profit organizations, both in general and within specific sectors


Scott Simpson, Partner, Moss Adams

Scott has been in public accounting since 1997, including four years at a Big Four firm. His focus is on audits of higher education institutions, research institutes, utility and insurance companies, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities. Scott has performed audits in accordance with OMB Circular A-133 as well as program audits as required by the Department of Education. He has prepared financial statements under GASB, FASB, and Statutory Basis Accounting. He has vast experience assessing, observing, and testing internal control environments and compliance with laws, regulations, and grant requirements. In addition to serving his clients, Scott has taught sessions at trainings related to higher education and is involved in the firm’s college recruiting program and other training programs. He previously served as partner in charge of the firm’s Eugene, Oregon, office and has held various technical leadership roles within the firm.

Matt Parsons, Senior Manager, Moss Adams

Matt has over 14 years of public accounting experience and specializes in serving various sectors within the not-for-profit industry. His clients include public and private foundations, community foundations, higher education institutions, associations, and health care organizations. Matt’s experience includes preparation of financial statements, internal control examinations, and conducting audits in accordance with GAS and OMB Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards. Matt participates as a technical reviewer with our professional practice group that reviews audit reports in a manner similar to federal desk reviewers to ensure accuracy of the reporting in accordance with the most recent standards. Matt has written a number of articles regarding matters affecting not-for-profits and has led webinars on similar topics.

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