2018 NE/Bay Area Business Office Professionals Conference

2018 NE/Bay Area Business Office Professionals Conference
Training and Networking for School Bookkeepers & Payroll Professionals.

Send your School business office staff who handle payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and benefit administration to the Northeast/Bay Area Regional Business Office Professionals Conference on November 28! They will bring back information on ACA Reporting, WUFAR, School Level Reporting, Web Tools, Skyward or alio, and much more. The full session schedule is available here.

In addition to great educational sessions, the School Business Office Professionals Conference allows  for networking with peers from throughout the state, region and team building with your own staff.

Seating is limited - Register today!

Registration is only $75 per individual and includes breakfast, lunch, and materials. The conference will be held at Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912.


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Written and oral information provided at this conference is obtained from a variety of sources. Neither WASBO nor any of its members or representatives accept liability for the contents or use of information presented at this conference.


When
11/28/2018 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Where
Fox Valley Technical College 1825 N Bluemound Dr. Appleton 54912

Program


Wednesday, 28 November 2018

 
Understand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Employer Mandate & Filing Obligations and will focus on an Overview of ACA Reporting Requirements, Applicable Large Employer Obligations, Methods of Measurement, and Section 6056: ALE Reporting.
Time
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
11/28/2018 9:00 AM

Time
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
11/28/2018 9:00 AM

This session will focus on preparing your organization for a financial audit. Implementing best practices drives your organization to ensure a seamless, yet quality audit.
Time
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
11/28/2018 9:00 AM

If you are interested in learning more about Google spreadsheets and documents, this session is for you. This session will be geared towards the basic to intermediate level of Google user. Some specific areas covered will be keyboard shortcuts, fill down, formulas and formatting. Additionally, we will go through one advanced example to show you the power of the Google suite when used together. The goal is that you walk away with a couple new ideas you can take back to your districts that will allow you to save time.
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
11/28/2018 10:00 AM

Excel is a staple for the School Business Official's toolbox; yet, all too often features remain undiscovered and underutilized whichleads to inefficiencies. In this session you will learn about some important time saving features, such as Pivot Tables and Lookups. We'll also review some of the little-known aspects of Excel. Even if you've been using Excel for years, it can be a good idea to attend this session as you may find new efficiencies. Join us in this session to learn how you can put these strategies and shortcuts to work for you and your team to increase productivity, accuracy, and efficiency.
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
11/28/2018 10:00 AM

A discussion of the WUFAR account classification system will focus on why the system exists, how to use the system and a discussion of Project codes and why they are important to be used properly. New changes with technology coding in WUFAR will also be covered.
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
11/28/2018 10:00 AM

Local Education Agencies (LEAs) will be required to report per-pupil expenditures, including actual personnel and non-personnel expenditures, for each school and each LEA. The per-pupil expenditures will be disaggregated by two fund sources: 1) Federal; and 2) a combined State and Local. This session will provide additional details related to this new 2018-19 school level reporting requirement, including how to enter and submit your budgeted costs for this year.
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
11/28/2018 11:00 AM

This session will focus on web tools that make you more organized and efficient at your job. Vetting all the thousands of business apps that are now available can be time consuming. Also, training yourself can be difficult as well. It is our goal in this session to show tools that are practical for school business offices and give you some examples of how they can be put to use. Examples include Google Apps, DocuSign, Trello, TinyScan and more.
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
11/28/2018 11:00 AM

This session will focus on the leaves available to employees under FMLA, ADA, workers compensation, and district policies. The session will outline and highlight the interplay and overlap of the different leaves and how management personnel should respond to requests for leaves of absence in different situations.
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
11/28/2018 11:00 AM

Time
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
11/28/2018 12:00 PM

It is very important for employers to make sure employee information reported to the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) is accurate and up to date. Not only will it keep employers from having extra work in adjustments and corrections, but it will ensure a smooth Annual Reconciliation. In this session, you will learn the different tools available to assist you throughout the year and through the Annual Reconciliation process.
Time
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
11/28/2018 1:00 PM

Have you been wondering if there are hidden accounting and reporting treasures in the alio software programs? Submit your questions when registering for the conference and they will be answered during this session. The remaining time will be filled with a discussion of frequently asked questions and suggested solutions.
Time
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
11/28/2018 1:00 PM

This tips and tricks session will focus on the general ledger including setting up Account Clearance, creating Account Sequences, Grant/Project Tracking, Reporting, and much more.
Time
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
11/28/2018 1:00 PM

This session will provide participants with an overview of the WISEgrants federal grants management platform with information on the budget, claiming, and reporting functionality within the system. The presentation will include frequently-asked questions and useful technical assistance on new and existing features and will cover program-specific news and updates that relate to federal grants management in WISEgrants.
Time
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
11/28/2018 2:00 PM

Have you been wondering if there are hidden payroll and human resources treasures in the alio software programs? Submit your questions when registering for the conference and they will be answered during this session. The remaining time will be filled with a discussion of frequently asked questions and suggested solutions.
Time
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
11/28/2018 2:00 PM

With the W2 and Affordable Care Act seasons right around the corner, this session will cover the setup, verification, and processing steps for each of these year-end processes.
Time
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
11/28/2018 2:00 PM

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