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TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR STATE AGENCY PERSONNEL

 

COURSE CATALOG

The Office of Florida Financial Education provides state agencies and vendors with resources and effective instructional programs to enable them to have greater knowledge, skills, and responsibility for financial management and accurate reporting of the state’s resources in order to provide services to the citizens of Florida.

This Course Catalog is divided into three categories, Foundational, Intermediate, and Advanced courses. Each training is labeled with an icon identifying the course as a foundational topic, an intermediate topic, or an advanced topic.  Icons will also identify the format of the training as instructor-led, online training, or printable job aid, as well as the registration method.

Click on the FORM, STATS LMS, or DFS LMS icon for registration information.

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FOUNDATIONAL TRAINING

FACTS IMAGING

FoundationalOnlineSTATS LMS

No CPE Credits

  • 20 Minutes-Online Course
  • Process of attaching document images to contracts in FACTS

 

FLAIR 29-DIGIT ACCOUNT CODE

FoundationalOnlineSTATS LMS

No CPE Credits

  • 13 Minutes-Online Course
  • Overview of how the 29-Digit account code is used and where you may see the account code
  • Describes each component of the 29-Digit account code

 

FLAIR FUNDAMENTALS

FoundationalInstructor LedDFS LMS

13 hours CPE credits

  • 16 hours (2-day course)
  • Intro to governmental accounting & FLAIR concepts
  • Overview of master data codes, Title files, budget, and Year End
  • Become familiar with accounting terminology

 

FLAIR NAVIGATION

FoundationalOnlineSTATS LMS

No CPE Credits

  • 30 Minutes-Online Course
  • Discusses menus & screen names
  • Identifies function codes/keys, transaction types, security codes,

      and selection options

 

PAYROLL FUNDAMENTALS

FoundationalInstructor LedDFS LMS

No CPE Credits

  • 6 Hours-Instructor Led
  • Reviews full payroll process
  • Provides rules, guidance, and responsibilities
  • Payroll Cancellations, adjustments, deductions, calculations and common issues, and how to correct

 

FLAIR REPORT DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (RDS) FOR END USERS

FoundationalInstructor LedDFS LMS

4 hours CPE credits

  • 4 Hours-Instructor Led
  • Basic overview of the Report Distribution System
  • Learn how to run and view reports
  • Partial printing of reports
  • Search & Find features, Boolean logic, and more

 

STATEWIDE EXPENDITURE OBJECT CODE LIST

FoundationalOnlineSTATS LMS

No CPE Credits

  • 16 Minute-Online Course
  • Overview of the Statewide Expenditure Object code list
  • Describes the object code series and structure
  • Describes how to locate an appropriate code

 

INTERMEDIATE TRAINING

 

ADVANCING ACCOUNTABLILITY-BEST PRACTICES FOR CONTRACT & GRANT MANAGEMENT

IntermediateInstructor LedForm

6 hours CPE credits

  • 6 Hours-Instructor Led
  • For Contract and Grant Managers responsible for agreements over $35,000
  • Satisfies the training requirements in F.S. 287.057(14)
  • Discusses crucial areas of the Contract & Grant Admin process, shows areas of weakness/strength from post audits

 

CONTRACT/GRANT MONITORING-STEPS FOR SUCCESS

IntermediateInstructor LedForm

No CPE credits

  • 7 Hours-Instructor Led
  • Hands on experience applying concepts for successfully monitoring an agreement
  • Topics include monitoring tools, scope of work, and deliverables

 

FLAIR EXPENDITURES

IntermediateInstructor LedDFS LMS

13 hours CPE credits  

*Flair Fundamentals-Prerequisite required*

  • 16 Hours-Instructor Led
  • In-depth overview of Expenditure transactions
  • FLAIR terms, encumbered/non-encumbered transactions, corrections, and central FLAIR functions related to Expenditures

 

FLAIR FISCAL YEAR END TRAINING.

IntermediateOnlineSTATS LMS

No CPE credits

  • Online Course
  • Assist agencies in monitoring/completing task for Year End & Certified Forward
  • Overview of Year End, payments, deposits, cash/budget monitoring

 

FLAIR REVENUES

IntermediateInstructor LedDFS LMS

13 hours CPE credits

*Flair Fundamentals-Prerequisite required*

  • 16 Hours-Instructor Led
  • In-depth overview of Revenue transactions
  • FLAIR terms, cash receipts transactions, accounts receivables, revenue transfers, revolving fund transactions, and treasury processing

 

FLORIDA SINGLE AUDIT ACT (FSAA)

IntermediateInstructor LedForm

No CPE credits

  • 5 Hours-Instructor Led
  • Understanding of the responsibilities & accountability requirements regarding state financial assistance.
  • Identify state projects, classify non-state organizations as recipients or vendors and prepare compliance requirements for the State Projects Compliance Supplement.

 

ADVANCED TRAINING

 

FLAIR ASSEST MANAGEMENT (PROPERTY)

AdvancedInstructor LedDFS LMS

9 hours CPE credits

  • 12 Hours-Instructor Led
  • Accounting and non-accounting (custodial) functions of the property sub-system are covered in this course

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

 

FINANCIAL REPORTING WORKSHOP

AdvancedInstrctor LedDFS LMS

No CPE credits

  • 4 Hours-Instructor Led
  • Overview of preparation for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and preparation of the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA)
  • Reviews major processes, documents to be completed, and reporting changes

 

MANAGED REPORTING ENVIRONMENT (MRE)

AdvancedInstrctor LedDFS LMS

7 hours CPE credits

  • 8 Hours-Instructor Led
  • Information Warehouse is a storage database that contains agency and central accounting transactions and transactional data.
  • Learn how to set up and execute reports that extract data from the Information Warehouse using MRE

 

REPORT DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (RDS) FOR AGENCY ADMINISTRATORS

AdvancedInstructor LedDFS LMS

4 hours CPE credits

  • 4 Hours-Instructor Led
  • Covers the administration of RDS for agency administrators
  • Practice, create, and copy profiles
  • Set up forms and distribution of reports by user id and the splitting of large reports to users by data content

 

 

 

Office of Florida Financial Education

Accounting and Financial Training

DFSFinancialEd@myfloridacfo.com

850-413-3027

Contract and Grant Management Training

Accountability@myfloridacfo.com

850-413-3060