The AGA Dover Chapter will be holding it’s third annual PDC on April 6th, 2016. See flyer for more information.
Happy Friday everyone! The NOVAGA March 2016 newsletter is available HERE. It includes a message from the president, past and present events, member profiles, and upcoming meetings and trainings.
Register Early (Before 2/26)!
WE NEED YOU! Premature birth affects about 450,000 babies here in the United States. Giving up that extra cup of coffee or snack, DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE. Please click on the site, www.marchforbabies.org/team/AGA, to donate and register to walk at Nationals Park, 5/7/16. Thanks for your support!
Are you interested in earning a scholarship of $1,000 for about 10 hours of work?? The AGA Northern Virginia Chapter is pleased to offer up to two scholarships to accounting students that prepare the most accurate, visually appealing, and informative Citizen Centric Report for the City of Alexandria, VA. The Northern Virginia chapter is offering these scholarships to students going to George Mason University. More details can be found in this flyer. Application can be found at this link.
The Office of the State Inspector General (OSIG) is seeking a qualified individual to provide leadership and oversight of the Performance Review Services Division. The Director will be responsible for supervising three Audit Service Managers and indirectly 11 senior auditors/analysts. The Director is responsible for development, implementation and project oversight of a division workplan which includes performance reviews of Executive branch agencies. The position may also conduct audits, special investigations or special projects, generally of a greater degree of complexity or of a confidential nature.
Closing date is March 5th. See full vacancy announcement for more details and instructions on how to apply.
The February Chapter Meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 5:30 pm at The Front Page in Arlington, VA. We know January getting snowed out was a disappointment, but we would love to see you in this month! Registration is open, so please register ASAP if you plan to attend.
To further entice you, we are raffling off 2 free registrations for our joint event with AGA DC, the 15th Annual AGA DC Federal Financial Management Training on March 29th – 30th. There will also be 2 drawings for a free 1-year AGA membership. Both drawings are open to government employees only and individuals must be present to win.
Mr. Damon Hunt, our January speaker, has kindly agreed to speak in February. Mr. Hunt is a Senior Manager at RMA Associates, LLC (RMA) and has a total of 20 years of experience in federal financial reporting, auditing, and consulting. Prior to RMA he supervised federal engagements at KPMG for 16 years. Mr. Hunt’s primary focus has been financial management, audit, and internal controls in the Federal Government workspace. The topic of his presentation will be “How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents.”
Register here for our first meeting in 2016 on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at 5:30 pm at The Front Page in Arlington, VA. Our community service organization will be Friendship Place, and our keynote speaker will be Mr. Damon Hunt, Senior Manager at RMA Associates, LLC (RMA). Mr. Hunt has a total of 20 years of experience in federal financial reporting, auditing, and consulting. Prior to RMA he supervised federal engagements at KPMG for 16 years. Mr. Hunt?s primary focus has been financial management, audit, and internal controls in the Federal Government workspace. The topic of his presentation will be “How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents”
The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants will hold a Winter Workshop on Thursday, December 17, at Kearney and Company, in Alexandria, VA. View flyer for more information and register here.
The Community Services Board Chair, Darlene Canady-Burt, would like to thank the Board and its members for the outpouring of support and online donations to the Miriam’s Kitchen online donation campaign held October 8 – November 12. The joint effort between EY and the AGA, produced a donation in excess of $10,000.00. As you can imagine, the organization is very pleased. Together, we are building a better working world!
We would like to inform you that the November 2015 joint dinner meeting with the Montgomery/PG Chapter is in fact in VIRGINIA (it was incorrectly announced as being in MD at the October meeting) and on a WEDNESDAY as opposed to our usual Tuesday. Please register here.
Our speaker this month will be Mr. John Hill, Assistant Commissioner for Payment Management of the U.S. Treasury’s Fiscal Service. and the title of his presentation will be “OMB Memorandum on Electronic Invoicing: What it means to Agencies and Vendors.” More information about Mr. Hill’s background and e-invoicing is available here
Event details are below. Please note location and price changes from last year:
Where: The Front Page – Arlington, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203
Date: WEDNESDAY, November 18, 2015
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Registration and networking begin at 5:30 pm. Dinner and presentation begin at 6 pm.
Cost: Member (Government Employee) – $15; Member (Non-Government Employee) – $25; Nonmember – $30; Retired – $5; First-time attendee – Free
CPE: 1 NASBA-approved CPE will be awarded to attendees