Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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Online via Zoom (link will be sent the day before the meeting)


Danielle Metzger

CAPPA Audit Training, In partnership with DSS

CAPPA, in partnership with the DSS Office of Audit Services, will be delivering a virtual training for our field focused on auditing and best practices.  During the first part of the training, the DSS audit staff will be presenting an overview of current federal and state fiscal requirements for child development programs, as well as resources related to audit requirements and audit report reviews. Time will be set aside for a Q&A session.
During part 2, an independent auditor versed on our contract types will present on how agencies should be preparing and complying with state and federal requirements.  


10:00am – 11:00am
Fiscal Requirements
Robert Kurokawa, Bureau Chief, Child Development Program Audits Bureau, Office of Audit Services, California Department of Social Services

Topics to be covered include:

  • Background for Audits (How audits are initiated)
  • Program Compliance Hierarchy (Fiscal related criteria)
  • Policy and Procedure Requirements
  • Cost Allocation
  • Cost Allowability
  • Selected Items of Cost
  • Time and Effort Requirements
  • Subcontract Requirements
  • Equipment Purchase
  • Equipment Inventory
  • Record Keeping

11:00am – 11:30am

Q&A Session with CDSS Office of Audit Services and CDSS Fiscal
- Robert Kurokawa, Bureau Chief, Child Development Program Audits Bureau,  Office of Audit Services, California Department of Social Services
- Shadi Guinee, 
Bureau Chief, Audit Report Review Bureau, Office of Audit Services, California Department of Social Services
- Joleen Allgood, 
Child Care Bureau Chief, Fiscal Forecasting Branch, California Department of Social Services
-Adrienne Sady and James Spanaro, 
Fiscal Forecasting Branch, Child Development Fiscal Services

11:30am – 1:00pm
How to Prepare for an Audit from an Independent Auditor’s Perspective
Matt Parsons, Matt Dinsdale & Lauren Haverlock, Moss Adams
During this portion of the training, we will be discussing specifics and answer questions from agencies.  

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