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The Great Disconnect: Overcome Communication Gaps

The Great Disconnect: Overcome Communication Gaps

Even using the same information, different not-for-profit teams can end up with major reporting differences. Overcome those communication gaps with different strategies.

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Feb 15, 2023

NASBA Field of Study




CPE Credits



Pete Ugo, Amy West


3 months

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 Business & partner 
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Bridge communication gaps

Within not-for-profits, different teams — finance, fundraising and programs — often produce very different reports from the same data and information.

These communication gaps can be identified and resolved to ensure that reports are aligned throughout the teams.

In this session of the monthly NFP Section's webcast series, industry experts will discuss:

  • Why these teams are often misaligned
  • How to develop strategies to make desirable collaboration possible
  • How to integrate available software solutions to boost communication

Key Topics

  • GAAP vs. tax
  • Cash vs. accrual
  • Contributions vs. exchange transactions

Learning Outcomes

  • Distinguish reporting differences
  • Identify and overcome communication gaps
  • Determine ways to integrate software solutions

Who Will Benefit

  • Individuals with knowledge of or interest in the not-for-profit industry
  • Accounting and finance professionals
Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Accounting, Business Management and Organization
Knowledge of the not-for-profit industry
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 3 months after purchase date.
2 hrs
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Pete Ugo
Pete Ugo is an audit partner at Crowe LLP and has 24 years of experience. He leads Crowe's national not-for-profit and higher education audit practice, and is actively involved as a presenter at various national and state conferences related to the not-for-profit industry. Pete is a member of the AICPA's Not-for-Profit Expert Panel and currently chairs the steering committee for this conference.
Amy West
Amy West, CPA, CGMA, is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AHRC New York City, an organization that provides critical services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. In her role, Amy has direct responsibility for AHRC's operating budget of $315 million and manages a staff of ninety. Prior to joining AHRC, Amy served for eight years as the Director of Finance of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. She also held the position of Vice President of Finance and Budget at the United States Fund for UNICEF and worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young LLP specializing in the healthcare and not-for-profit industries. Amy began her career as the Coordinator of Fiscal Operations for the New York Public Library. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Hunter College and is actively involved in Hunter College’s Mentoring Program. Amy serves as Secretary of the Financial Managers Association, and she is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs Nonprofit Committee and the NPCC’s Nonprofit Excellence Awards Selection Committee. In addition, she serves on the AICPA Not-For-Profit Industry Conference Steering Committee.

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The Great Disconnect: Overcome Communication Gaps
Feb 15, 2023
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Feb 15, 2023
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