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Division Director

Christina Smith

Assistant Directors

Rick Sweet

Rachael Lieblick


Accounting and Auditing
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318

(850) 413-5510
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Training Opportunities

Our goal is to provide state agencies and vendors with resources and effective instructional programs to enable them to have greater knowledge, skills, and responsibility for fiscal management and accurate reporting of the state’s resources in order to provide services to the citizens of Florida.

State Agencies

Advancing Accountability - Best Practices for Contract & Grant Management

(6 Hours)

The training program was developed for agency contract and grant managers and satisfies the training requirements in Section 287.057(14), Florida Statutes, for contract managers responsible for agreements exceeding $35,000. Best practices are presented for crucial areas of the contract and grant administration process. Emphasis is placed on areas of weakness that have been revealed through post-audits conducted by the Bureau of Auditing.

Qualifies for 6 Hours for CPE.

Agency Addressed Memorandums are located on our website at http://myfloridacfo.com/Division/AA/Memos/default.htm

Registration Form

Class Materials

Classes are held at the Betty Easley Conference Center. Click here for directions to the Betty Easley Center.

 

Contract/Grant Monitoring - Steps for Success

(7 Hours)

This is a workshop designed to give participants hands-on experience applying the concepts vital for successfully monitoring an agreement. Activities include creating a monitoring tool, scope of work, and deliverables. Other topics covered in the workshop include risk assessment, monitoring plans, and remedies.

*Prerequisite: Advancing Accountability

NOTE: All Contract/Grant Monitoring Steps for Success classes are full through September 2014. Training dates for the next calendar quarter will be announced in an Agency Addressed Memorandum at a later date. Agency Addressed Memorandums are located on our website at http://myfloridacfo.com/Division/AA/Memos/default.htm

Class Materials

Classes are held at the Betty Easley Conference Center. Click here for directions to the Betty Easley Center.

FACTS Grant Disbursement Agreements Training

(2 Hours)

Participants will be guided through the process of entering grant disbursement agreement data, updating grant disbursement agreement data, and performing public searches using the FACTS online web application. The FACTS manual is available on the Division of Accounting and Auditing's Manuals website.

Link to Registration information for Advancing Accountability-State Agencies LMS User Manual

FACTS Imaging Training

(20 minutes)
Participants will be self-guided guided through the process of attaching document images to contracts in FACTS.

Click here for the Imaging Training

Financial Reporting Workshop

(The length of the class may be up to 4 hours.)

This workshop primarily covers topics related to the preparation of statewide financial statements for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and the preparation of the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA). Workshop topics generally include an overview of major processes, forms and documents to be completed, reporting changes, and other selected topics of interest. The target audience of this workshop is agency staff responsible for the preparation of the CAFR and the SEFA. The workshop is generally conducted annually, and different sessions may be offered.

Qualifies for up to 4 hours for CPE.

Registration per guidance in an Agency Addressed Memorandum.

Financial Reporting Workshop Information

FLAIR Asset Management (Property)

(12 Hours)

Accounting and non-accounting (custodial) functions of the property sub-system are covered during this course. Students will practice entering transactions and gain knowledge on how the Property subsystem is affected.

Note: A thorough knowledge of the FLAIR Chart of Accounts, FLAIR transaction codes, and an understanding of the 29-digit FLAIR account code are recommended prior to enrolling in this course.

Qualifies for 9 Hours for CPE

Link to Registration information for Advancing Accountability-State Agencies LMS User Manual

FLAIR Fundamentals

(16 Hours)

This course provides an introduction to governmental accounting and FLAIR concepts. Includes introduction to FLAIR Master Data codes (Chapters 1 and 2); Expansion Options (Chapter 6); Title Files (Chapters 4, 5 and 7); FLAIR Budgeting and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), (Chapters 8 and 10). Students will become acquainted with accounting terminology and complete activities to enhance their learning experience.

Qualifies for 13 Hours for CPE

Link to Registration information for Advancing Accountability-State Agencies LMS User Manual

 

FLAIR Expenditures

(16 Hours) *Prerequisite required - FLAIR Fundamentals

This course provides an in-depth view of FLAIR expenditure transactions. This includes accounting and FLAIR terminology (Chapters 2 – 7), encumbered and non-encumbered transactions (Chapters 8, 11, 13, 18, and 19), expenditure corrections (Chapter 9), and supporting documentation (Chapters 21, 22, 26, and 31). Central FLAIR functions related to expenditures will also be discussed (Chapters 24, 28, 30, 32, and 37). Students will practice entering transactions.

Qualifies for 13 Hours for CPE

Link to Registration information for Advancing Accountability-State Agencies LMS User Manual

FLAIR Managed Reporting Environment (MRE) for the FLAIR Information Warehouse

(8 Hours)

The Information Warehouse is a storage database containing agency and central accounting transactions and transactional data. Students are taught how to set up and execute reports that extract data from the Information Warehouse using the Managed Reporting Environment. Students will examine the interfaces for MRE and the Managed Reporter and learn about the various user profiles and authorizations for working in MRE. Students will also create ad hoc queries and export data into Excel, PDF and html formats.

Qualifies for 7 Hours for CPE

Link to Registration information for Advancing Accountability-State Agencies LMS User Manual

FLAIR Purchasing Card For Approvers

(4 Hours)

This course discusses approving purchasing card transactions in FLAIR at all levels. The course also discusses documentation required to process a purchasing card transaction, as well as reconciliation of purchasing card transactions. Students will practice entering transactions.

Qualifies for 4 Hours for CPE

Link to Registration information for Advancing Accountability-State Agencies LMS User Manual

FLAIR Report Distribution System (RDS) Agency Administrator

(4 Hours)

This course covers the administration of RDS for agency administrators. Students will practice creating and copying profiles, the setting up of forms and distribution of reports by userid, and the splitting of large reports to users by data content.

Qualifies for 4 Hours for CPE

Link to Registration information for Advancing Accountability-State Agencies LMS User Manual

FLAIR Report Distribution System (RDS) End User

(4 Hours)

The course provides a basic overview of the Report Distribution System for end users. The overview includes viewing reports on-line using navigational commands, the partial printing of reports, search and find features, Boolean logic, and more. Students will complete exercises using RDS.

Qualifies for 4 Hours for CPE

Link to Registration information for Advancing Accountability-State Agencies LMS User Manual

FLAIR Revenue

(16 Hours) *Prerequisite required - FLAIR Fundamentals

This course provides an in-depth view of FLAIR Revenue transactions. This includes accounting and FLAIR terminology (Chapters 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8), cash receipts transactions (Chapters 14, 16, and 17), accounts receivables (Chapter 16), revenue transfers (Chapter 15), revolving fund transactions (Chapter 19), treasury processing (Chapter 20), and report processing (Chapter 22). Students will practice entering transactions.

Qualifies for 13 Hours for CPE

Link to Registration information for Advancing Accountability-State Agencies LMS User Manual

Florida Single Audit Act (FSAA)

(5 Hours)

This training was developed to provide participants with an understanding of the responsibilities and accountability requirements regarding state financial assistance. Activities include identifying state projects, classifying non-state organizations as recipients or vendors, and preparing compliance requirements for the State Projects Compliance Supplement. Topics discussed are intended to encourage the proper management of State resources. State agency personnel, independent CPAs, and recipients are encouraged to attend.

NOTE: Training dates for the next calendar quarter are located on our website at: http://www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/AA/Memos/default.htm

Registration Form

Participant Copy

Training Materials

Training is held at the Fletcher Building. Click here for directions to the Fletcher Building.

Year-End Receipts Processing

This training was developed to provide information on how to process FLAIR entries when deposits are not verified on June 30th.

Training Materials

 

Vendors

Advancing Accountability - Best Practices for Contract & Grant Management

(6 Hours)

The training program was developed to help non-state entities perform and document programmatic and fiscal requirements related to their contracts/agreements in a manner that ensures accountability over state resources and prevents delays in payments. Key managers and other staff responsible for establishing organizational policies and procedures for the administration of contracts and agreements with the State should attend. State funds may be used for travel expenses incurred for this training in accordance with Section 112.061, Florida Statutes, if such expenditures are allowable per the agreement and applicable laws, rules, and regulations and approved by the funding state agency.

Agency Addressed Memorandums are located on our website at http://myfloridacfo.com/Division/AA/Memos/default.htm

Registration Form

Class Materials

Classes are held at the Betty Easley Conference Center. Click here for directions to the Betty Easley Center.

Florida Single Audit Act (FSAA)

(5 Hours)

This training was developed to provide participants with an understanding of the responsibilities and accountability requirements regarding state financial assistance. Activities include identifying state projects, classifying non-state organizations as recipients or vendors, and preparing compliance requirements for the State Projects Compliance Supplement. Topics discussed are intended to encourage the proper management of State resources. State agency personnel, independent CPAs, and recipients are encouraged to attend.

NOTE: Training dates for the next calendar quarter are located on our website at: http://www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/AA/Memos/default.htm

Registration Form

Participant Copy

Training Materials

Training is held at the Fletcher Building. Click here for directions to the Fletcher Building.

Vendor Form W-9 Web Training

Detailed instructions for completing Form W-9.

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Agency Code Reference