This interactive discussion is on the updates to Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200) which is revised effective November 12, 2020. The Uniform Guidance provides the rules for grants and cooperative agreements funded by the U.S. Government. The revision reflects a foundational shift to focus on enhanced results-oriented accountability for grants and cooperative agreements. As a part of President’s management agenda, the revision will improve stewardship and ensure the American people receive value for Federal funds spent on various grant programs.

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Recording

Speakers

Paul H. Calabrese | Principal, Outsourced Accounting & Advisory Services

Mr. Calabrese has hands-on experience with the Uniform Guidance for Federal grants recipients including nonprofits, universities, hospitals, and state/local/tribal units of governments. His background and skill-set includes grant cost accounting, sub-recipient monitoring, preparation of over 100 indirect rates/NICRA for several Federal agencies, development of policies and procedures, medical management systems invoicing to state Medicaid agencies, and development of a toolkit for unit cost rates for Ryan White HIV AIDS HRSA awards. He has also developed grant and financial statement dashboards and performed outsourced CFO duties, annual budgets, cash flow projections, grant draws and budget monitoring.

 

Tricia Katebini, CPA, MBA | Senior Manager, Audit

A seasoned speaker on technical accounting and tax topics affecting nonprofits, Ms. Katebini has presented at AICPA, MACPA, MACS and other accounting and nonprofit industry conferences. She has built a strong reputation for serving as a key advisor to nonprofit organizations in the Greater Washington, DC and Baltimore areas. Her nonprofit audit experience includes proficiency in technical accounting issues and the requirements of Uniform Guidance. She also provides valued guidance to clients on new accounting pronouncements such as the nonprofit reporting model, revenue recognition and the lease standards.

Moderator

Yevgeniy Sukhenko, CPA | Controller, Outsourced Accounting & Advisory Services

Mr. Sukhenko is a Controller in GRF’s Outsourced Accounting & Advisory Services department. He is responsible for providing full-cycle accounting services including the management of full and partial outsourced accounting engagements, financial stability analyses, indirect rate calculations and incurred cost submissions, implementation of new accounting standards, accounting system assessments and accounting technology solutions for a variety of clients.