WIPFLI/JOSEPH EVE Announce Upcoming Events for 2018

 

Accounting Software Adoption is Growing at Breakneck Speed
Accounting Today | By: Ranica Arrowsmith
New buyers made up a  significant portion of the market for accounting software last year, at 37 percent. More companies are finding that the legacy accounting systems can’t keep up with their needs, and say that online accounting software is more in line with their business processes.
The findings, uncovers in a survey conducted by Software Connect, point towards a rapid increase in the adoption of accounting software, as well as the adoption of cloud computing.
Attorney General Sessions Addresses Marijuana Guidance in Memo for all US Attorneys
In the Controlled Substance Act, Congress has generally prohibited the cultivation distribution, and possession of marijuana. 21 U.S.C. § 801 et seq. It has established significant penalties for these crimes. 21 U.S.C. § 841 et seq. These activities also may serve as the basis for the prosecution of other crimes, such as those prohibited by the money laundering statutes, the unlicensed money transmitter statute, and the Bank Secrecy Act.
CFO Roundtable – Minnesota
Welch, MN | February 13th, 2018
Hosted at: Treasure Island Resort & Casino
5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd
Welch, MN 55089| view map
The CFO Roundtable is designated for one to two high level finance officials from each Tribe. For more information and registration, please contact Sophia Thompson, Seminar Coordinator or Eve Harris, Seminar Coordinator at 406-727-1798
Co-hosted with:
CFO Roundtable – Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK | February 14th, 2018
Hosted at: Aloft Oklahoma City Downtown – Bricktown
209 N Walnut Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73104| view map
The CFO Roundtable is designated for one to two high level finance officials from each Tribe. For more information and registration, please contact Sophia Thompson, Seminar Coordinator or Eve Harris, Seminar Coordinator at 406-727-1798
Co-hosted with:
Two-Day In-Depth Training on OMB’s Uniform Guidance Plus One-Day Tribal Government Hot Topics
Salt Lake City, UT | March 20th-22nd, 2018
Hosted at: DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Downtown SLC
110 West 600 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101| view map
Topics Covered:
– Applicability of and implementation dates for the new regulations
– Standards for financial management systems and internal controls
– Property and equipment
– Program income
– Budget Revisions
– Procurement
– Requirements for pass-through agencies
– Reporting and record retention requirements
Tribal Government Accounting Update
Chandler, AZ | March 22nd, 2018
Hosted at: Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
Chandler, AZ 85226| view map
Topics Covered:
– Uniform Guidance, including the latest updates
– Requirements for Single Audits under Uniform Guidance
– Part 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (general overview)
– GASB 87 Leases and GASB 84 Fiduciary Activities, including updates to GASB guidance on fiduciary Component Units
– GASB 34 and Fund Accounting, including government-wide financial statements, component unit reporting, and fund statements.
Title 31/AML Compliance Update
New Orleans, LA | May 16th, 2018
Hosted at: Royal Sonesta New Orleans
300 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130| view map
Topics Covered:
– Title 31/Bank Secrecy Act
– History & Basic Requirements
– Suspicious Activity Reporting
– Proper Due Diligence, Associate Issues Related to SAR’s
– Source of Funds/Know Your Customer
– Recent Enforcement Actions
– Requirements, MIL/MTL Best Practices, Penalties
– OFAC/Politically Exposed Persons
– AML Risk Analysis Procedures
– AG Session Memo Regarding Marijuana Enforcement
Financial and Regulatory Leadership Summit
**NEW DATES**
New Orleans, LA | May 17th – 18th, 2018
Hosted at: Royal Sonesta New Orleans
300 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130| view map
Topics Covered:
– State of the Industry (Political, Global, Commercial, and Tribal)
– Gaming Industry Developments
– Regulation Update
– Indian Gaming CODB Report
– Revenue sources, staffing, and software applications
– Leadership
– Maintaining sovereignty through HR practices and ordinances
Feb 13th, 2018
CFO Roundtable – Minnesota
Welch, MN
Feb 14th, 2018
CFO Roundtable – Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
March 20th-22nd, 2018
Two-Day In-Depth Training on OMB’s Uniform Guidance Plus One-Day Tribal Government Hot Topics
Salt Lake City, UT
March 22nd, 2018
Tribal Government Accounting Update
Chandler, AZ
May 16th, 2018
Title 31/AML Compliance Update
New Orleans, LA
**NEW DATES**
May 17th-18th, 2018
Financial and Regulatory Leadership Summit
New Orleans, LA
Fast-Growing Bay Area Services Firm Achieves Rapid 3-Month ROI with Sage Intacct Cloud Financial Management
Premier Talent Partners Uses Sage Intacct Software to Improve Operational Decisions and Scale Financial Workflows
SAN JOSE, Calif. – January 31, 2017 – Sage Intacct, the innovation and customer satisfaction leader in cloud financial management solutions, today announced that Premier Talent Partners, a talent identification and acquisition services firm, achieved a fast three-month payback from their Sage Intacct implementation. Sage Intacct is a solution available in Sage Business Cloud. With the software, Premier Talent Partners gained granular financial visibility into location profitability and other key performance indicators. In addition, the organization was able to scale the business with a small finance team by integrating Sage Intacct with other business applications that significantly streamlined processes.
2017 Cost of Doing Business Report Coming Soon
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JE UNIVERSITY – TITLE 31 ONLINE TRAINING
JE University is an online training vehicle that empowers casino  staff to stay constantly on top of the latest compliance issues and maintain adherence to regulatory compliance training requirements. The site’s courses content was developed by Wipfli/JOSEPH EVE specifically for casino compliance personnel.
JE University Promo Video
We are excited to announce the launch of our JE University – Title 31 Online Training Promo Video
Wipfli/JOSEPH EVE  is released a short and informative new video outlining the importance of Title 31 – what it is, why it’s important, why casino’s must comply, and how casino staff can be educated on Title 31 compliance. The video highlights JE University, an online training resource for casinos and their staff.

Take a Timeout: 9 Do’s and Don’ts for a Good Work Break

1) DO get out of the workspace and walk around.
2) DO seek out opportunities to talk with staff or colleagues who are available and keep the conversation light.
3) DON’T look at your email, computer or any other screen, more than you absolutely need to.
4) DO bring in snacks for you break that provide sustained energy rather than a sugar-fueled burst that will be followed by a productivity-killing glucose crash.
5) DON’T cram in multiple errands that risk you coming back to the office even more stressed because you’ve exceeded the time you wanted to spend away.
6) DO let yourself escape reality.
7) DON’T feel guilty or self-conscious about walking away from your desk.
8) DO use some of your breaks to focus on the people important to you.
9) DO consider taking advantage of the time to learn something non-technical.
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Sincerely,
Joseph Eve
Tribal Services Lender

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