FALL Fiscal Officer

Trainings & Conferences Schedule

This page offers a comprehesive list of available and upcoming trainings for Fiscal Officers and Clerks from villages, townships, libraries, and other special districts.

If you have any questions send an email to the AOS Training Department

Course Description: This session will help local governments communicate the vision and goals of their organizations through numbers. A forecast is a tool to provide financial representation of your government’s programs. It is an evolving document that changes as circumstances change, and helps officers make plans for both operating and capital needs.
Who Should Take This Class: Fiscal Officers and Clerks from villages, townships, libraries, and other special districts.
Event Date: 2020
FIA Hours: 1 | CPIM Hours: 1
Slides & Notes: Budget Forecasting Now.pdf

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Course Description: The presentation will briefly explain the make up of the Special Investigations Unit within the Auditor of State's Office. We will also cover fraud red flags, various schemes as it relates to financial fraud, and prevention methods one can take to prevent fraud.
Event Date: 2020
FIA Hours: 1 | CPIM Hours: 1
Slides & Notes: Fraud Red Flags.pdf

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Course Description: This class offers instruction on recording COVID-19 related grant funds and and looks at the impact on audits.
Event Date: 2020
FIA Hours: 1.25 | CPIM Hours: 1.25
Slides & Notes: Grants and Funds Related to COVID19.pdf

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Course Title: Internal Control Considerations for Operating Virtually and COVID-19 pages & FAQs
Course Description: It is likely the way your entity processed transactions during the pandemic was different from the processes in place before the pandemic. Your internal controls should therefore be reassessed to determine if they are still appropriate. In addition, we will give an overview of information the AOS has made available on our webpage to help you through this unique time.
Event Date: 2020
FIA Hours: 1 | CPIM Hours: 1
Slides & Notes: Internal Conrols for Operating Virtually.pdf

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Course Description: You will learn to identify and compile differences between book and bank activity, by month, to populate final adjustments needed to reconcile the books to the bank. You must download or print the course handout before viewing this session.
Event Date: 2020
FIA Hours: .25 | CPIM Hours: .25
Course Handouts: Proof of Cash.pdf
Slides & Notes: Reconciliation and Proof of Cash.pdf

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Course Description: This is a live recording of the STAR Ohio Update Webinar. It has information about changes to STAR OHIO and an economic update.
Event Date:April 7, 2020
FIA Hours: .5 | CPIM Hours: .5
No course handout or slides for this recording.

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Course Description:This session walks participants through our StaRS initiative to monitor transparency in government and discuss how to meet Sunshine Law requirements and add best practices. The initiative’s goal is to both educate and test compliance with Ohio’s Public Records Act and Open Meetings Act.
Event Date: 2020
FIA Hours: 1 | CPIM Hours: 1
Slides & Notes: StaRS.pdf

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Course Description: This webinar reviews the 2020 updates to the regulatory shells and notes. You must download/print the required handout prior to viewing this webinar.
Event Date: 2020
FIA Hours: 1.5 | CPIM Hours: 1.5
Course Handouts: Regulatory Statements.pdf
Slides & Notes: Regulatory Statements.pdf

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You must self-report your hours within the Training Portal after going through the training in order to receive credit.