CPAs and industry leaders share their diverse perspectives on how construction is impacted by changes in accounting regulations.
CPAs in public practice, CFOs, controllers, attorneys, contractors or construction industry specialists
Learn instructive information and guidance to help prepare you for new industry developments and upcoming changes in accounting, auditing, taxation, operations and financial management best practices.
This conference is presented by the Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA) in cooperation with the NJCPA.
State of the Construction Industry (1.5 SK)
Michele Daugherty, President, CEO - ABC Central Florida
This session will review construction-related economic data and trends, such as construction backlog, local and federal data on construction spending, material inflation, employment, job openings, GDP and the producer price index.
Accounting and Auditing Update (1.5 AA)
Ronald Martino, CPA, CCIFP - WithumSmith+Brown, PC
This session will discuss the ERC and the national effort of non-qualified entities to get contractors to request questionable ERC funds. Review of any recent IRS pronouncements, issuances, court cases will be explored along with the latest on tax method potential changes for contractors.
11:10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Top 10 Security Concerns for Decentralized Businesess like Construction Companies (1.0 SK)
Joe Moffa, Esq. - Moffa, Sutton & Donnini, P.A.
Discover what cybersecurity concerns exist for decentralized businesses and how to develop risk mitigation, certification, and compliance management strategies. This session will bring real life examples of attacks and breaches as well as discussion with management to increase security postures.
ASC 842, Leases - A Practical Look (1.0 AA)
Speaker coming soon
This session will go beyond reciting the standard requirements and provide real life implementation examples based on past experiences.
Building a Stronger Future: How Modern Accounting Processes and Technology are Transforming the Construction Industry (1.0 TX)
Laurence Bernstein, CPA - Proseer Inc.
Understand how to avoid the myriad of sales and use tax complexities in the construction industry from a CPA/attorney who practices almost exclusively in this area of law.
Best Practices in the Construction Industry (2.0 SK)
Dan Levine, CPA, CGC - High Road Construction
Derrick Valkenburg - Shutts & Bowen LLP
Susan Reich - Florida Surety Bonds
Mary Richards - Kaufman, Rossin & Co, PA
Get ready for a lively discussion on a number of topics affecting today's construction contractor and the construction industry as a whole. Our panelists are eager to share their insights and field questions from the conference attendees.