Job Opportunity

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.

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February 2016 Chapter Meeting

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.”

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January 2016 Chapter Meeting

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”

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NOVAGA Winter Workshop

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.

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Miriam’s Kitchen – Thank You

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!

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November Chapter Meeting – Joint with MD in VIRGINIA

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

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Miriam’s Kitchen Campaign

As we approach the fall and winter months, the Association of Government Accountants and Ernst & Young are proud to make it our duty to support chronic homelessness and hunger in our nation’s capital now until November 12th 2015.

Donate $20.15 here:  https://www.classy.org/teamAGA

More information can be found here. Also, please see letter from the NOVAGA Community Service Board Chair, Darlene Canady-Burt. Please contact her at dcanadyburt@gmail.com for more information.

Thanks for your support!

 

 

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NOVAGA Scholarship Program

NOVAGA offers two $1000 scholarships to students in business school. We award the scholarships with a contest. To enter, students must complete an application, submit a current resume and prepare a Citizen Centric Report (CCR) for any government organization.

Deadlines for the program : All required documentation must be submitted by January 11, 2016 . Selection decision will be made by the end of February 2016. The award will be submitted to the winners by end of April 2016.

Feel free to contact the Award committee with your questions.

Good luck to all participants.

 

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September 2015 Newsletter Published

See our September 2015 newsletter here!

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Welcome to the 2015-2016 Program Year!

Hope you all had a great summer and are ready for another exciting year! Our first Chapter Meeting is September 22 at The Front Page in Arlington. Please stay tuned for more information about that and other upcoming Fall events.

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