Casterline Associates 2014 Seminars
Casterline Associates, P.C. is a CPA and management consulting firm specialized in assisting PHAs with a variety of accounting, auditing and consulting needs. Although we are a "CPA" firm, our primary focus is the Public Housing industry, which accounts for about 95% of what we do. Our team members have assisted more than 200 housing authorities, including eight of the ten largest PHAs, over a 19 year period. Our team members have trained over 14,000 PHA and HUD personnel at our HUD accounting and budget seminars, including 1,900 in the last two years alone.
Casterline Associates offers a variety of seminars, to meet the needs of experienced housing professionals as well as those new to the industry.
• The Nuts & Bolts of PHA Accounting & Budgeting
This course is intended for those who are new to the Housing Authority’s Finance Department, and is also good for Executive Directors that want to get a comprehensive overview of the budgeting, accounting, and reporting requirements. The course covers Public Housing and related grants, as well as the Housing Choice Voucher program. Topics include budgets and funding calculations, monitoring, accounting requirements, reporting requirements and year end closing. Fully updated for all of the latest changes!
• Advanced PHA Budgeting, Accounting & Reporting Training
This course includes a variety of topics and is intended as an update course encompassing the latest and most important changes. New sections have been added for Housing Authorities to learn how to maximize revenue and control costs. Also, the course will overview of the latest developments in the Public Housing, Capital Fund, and Housing Choice Voucher Programs.
• Project Based Budgeting, Accounting and Reporting “Update" Workshop
This course will provide an update on the lastest developments for Project Based Budgeting and Accounting along with a review of the basics. The objective of this course to go beyond the theoretical overview of the rules and give you the "how-to" on implementing. Some major topics include: ideas on balancing the central office cost center and maximizing COCC revenue, HUD's new budget format, and Balance Sheet Distribution. This course is fully updated with all the latest changes.