This workshop will emphasize the overall role of accounts payable staff in local education agency management, including budget, internal controls, and public (vendor) relations. In addition to receiving training on the daily functions of the accounts payable department, you will learn the importance of each action as it relates to the overall management of agency operations, including the basics of accounts payable; the role of accounts payable in budget management, internal controls and year- end closing; fundamental laws, rules and regulations; and basic purchasing laws and procedures. You also will receive an overview of the California School Accounting Manual and how to apply it to daily use, as well as a solid foundation in understanding the complicated transactions that you will encounter.

Designed for: Entry- and mid-level accounts payable personnel.

Topic(s): Accounts payable functions and processes; internal controls; California School Accounting Manual; budgets and encumbrances; account codes; bids and bidding; sales, use, and excise taxes; independent contractors.

Discipline(s): Accounting / Financial Services

CEUs: 6.5 

Presenter: Diane Branham, Chief Management Analyst, Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team 

                   Julie Auvil, CPA, CGMA, Fiscal Intervention Specialist, Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team


Early-bird registration closes: 9/28/2021
Cancellation Deadline: 10/14/2021

Registration closes: 10/21/2021

Fees (Early-Bird): 
Fees (Regular):

CASBO Member: $255

Non-Member: $395

CASBO Member: $305

Non-Member: $445

Cancellation: $45

If canceled before the registration deadline, please refer to our Terms & Conditions for details.

  A Webex link to the course will be emailed to you a few days before the scheduled event.