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Seminar: 22nd Annual North Alabama Decosimo Accounting Forum, Rogersville, AL
July 18, 2014    08:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Event: 22nd Annual North Alabama Decosimo Accounting Forum 
Hosting Organization: University of North Alabama
Presenters: Bill AcuffPaul Beckmann, Ken Conner, Derek Daniel, Tom Eiseman, Jennifer Goodman, Cindy Lusk

Attend this high-quality and affordable day of professional development and networking for accounting professionals from throughout Alabama and neighboring states. It is a chance for the accounting community to gather and learn about trends and procedures directly from the experts. In addition to providing an excellend source of continuing education, a share of the funds generated to the IMA by the Forum are specially designated to be used in the scholarship program. The Muscle Shoals Chapter of the IMA awards a scholarship annually to a deserving senior accounting student at the University of North Alabama. 


  • 7:30 – 8:00 am              
    Check-in and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 – 8:15 am              
    Welcome & Introductions

    Greg Carnes, Dean, College of Business, UNA & Meghan Fike, UNA Continuing Education
  • 8:15 – 9:30 am              
    Accounting Update – A Review of New & Pending Changes in Accounting Standards • Derek Daniel
  • 9:30 – 10:20 am            
    Reporting Options For Small & Medium Size Businesses (When You Don’t Need An Audit)
    Revenue Recognition – Newly Released Standards  • Tom Eiseman
  • 10:20 – 10:35 am          
  • 10:35 – 11:50 am          
    Accounting Oopsies  – Common Areas Of Accounting That Trip Us Up
    •  Jennifer Goodman
  • 11:50 am – 12:50 pm   
  • 12:50 – 2:05 pm           
    Accounting Issues & Presentations In Forecasts • Paul Beckmann
  • 2:05 – 2:55 pm             
    Audits Of Benefit Plans – Internal Preparation & What To Expect • Cindy Lusk
  • 2:55 – 3:10 pm             
    Refreshment Break
  • 3:10 – 4:25 pm             
    Fraud & Internal Controls 
    • Bill Acuff
  • 4:25 – 4:30 pm              
    Wrap-up, Evaluation and Certificates 


Joe Wheeler State Park Resort
4403 McLean Dr. 
Rogersville, AL 35652  



Download Forum Event Brochure

This seminar has been approved by the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy for eight hours of Accounting & Auditing continuing professional education credit.

Register by July 3, 2014 and pay only $159. Regular price for the Forum is $169. Discounts are available for currently enrolled accounting students. 


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Decosimo is an independent member firm of Moore Stephens North America, which is itself a regional member of Moore Stephens International Limited (MSIL). All the firms in MSIL are independent entities, owned and managed in each location. Their membership in, or association with, Moore Stephens International Limited should not be construed as constituting or implying any partnership between them.