OMB Super Circular Webinar Series: Part 1 - A Deeper Dive into


OMB Super Circular Webinar Series: Part 1 - A Deeper Dive into

November 17, 2014

Enhance your tribe's effectiveness and capability within the procurement arena by attending a free training session on new procurement standards in the OMB Super Circular on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EST. 


With increased pressure on the federal government to make purchasing more accountable, there is a growing importance to have solid purchasing processes in place for tribal governments. This webinar will highlight provisions in the Super Circular, now containing five different selection methods for procurement, including: micro-purchases, small-purchase procedures, sealed bids, and guidance on competitive and noncompetitive proposals.


Topics covered:

  • Methods for procurement, including the new micro-purchase requirement.
  • Required conflict of interest policies that tribal governments must have in place.
Date: November 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Click here to register.
Co-Presented by NAFOA and Tasha Repp, Appointee Representing NAFOA, Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC) and Partner, Moss Adams LLP
For more information, contact Jennifer Parisien, or (202) 558-8040. 

The OMB Super Circular: Part 2 - Indirect Cost Rates: Why it Matters to Tribal Governments 

Topics covered:

  • Language in the Super Circular that designates up to 50 percent of salaries and wages for the tribal council will be allowable as indirect costs.
  • The option to extend the current negotiated rate for up to four years.
  • A review of "current" and "one-time" indirect cost rate extensions.
  • The availability of the 10-percent de minimis rate for tribal governments and organizations that have never negotiated a rate.

Date: January 15, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Click here to register.

Co-presented by NAFOA and REDW LLC

The OMB Super Circular: Part 3 - Internal Controls: Meeting Federal Requirements for Accountability

Topics Covered:

  • How sound internal control is an integral part of every aspect of management (responsibilities of tribal leadership, internal auditors, and external auditors).
  • How to properly design, maintain, and evaluate your tribe's policies and procedures.
  • How fraud can be identified and how identified fraud should be managed.
  • Most importantly, the webinar will demonstrate why good internal control is essential for accountability and mission accomplishment throughout the tribe.

Date: February 11, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Click here to register.

Co-Presented by NAFOA and Finley & Cook, PLLC

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