Feb 1 & 2

Accounting Concepts (February)

Registration Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
During this two day, hands-on workshop you will learn: Introduction to Accounting
  • Accounting Terminology
  • Double Entry System
  • Explanation of Assets, Liabilities, Revenue and Expenses
  • Bank Reconciliations
General Ledger
  • Chart of Accounts
  • Balance Sheet
  • Income Statement
  • Relationship to sub ledgers
  • Adjustments
Accounts Payable
  • Invoices
  • Cheques
  • Approval Processes
  • Record Keeping
Payroll
  • Timesheets
  • Processing Payroll
  • Record Keeping

Who should attend?

This session is geared for those who would like a better understanding of how the accounting cycle works and how daily financial transactions impact the financial reports of their organizations.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST)

Location, date & time

Remote – a Zoom link will be sent with confirmation email
February 1 & 2, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Mar 1 & 2

Audit Preparation

Registration Deadline: Feb 25, 2022
  • Purpose of an audit
  • Key audit concepts
  • Interpreting an audit
  • Audit measurement tools (understanding ratios)
  • What needs to be included in the audit
  • Management letter
  • Notes to financial statements
  • Auditor's report
  • Schedules and annexes
  • Consolidated statements
  • What key components need to be in place prior to the audit in order to ensure audit compliance
  • Budgets
  • Accurate accounting records
  • Chief and Council honoraria & Key personnel salaries and direct expenses
  • What are auditors looking for?
  • Internal controls
  • Accounting system
  • What can you do to prepare for the auditor?
  • Hands on examples and exercises
 

Who should attend?

Finance staff who are preparing for the financial audit and individuals who want to better understand the process behind audited financial statements.

Cost

  • $945.00 per person (includes GST)

Location, updated date & time

Remote – a Zoom link will be sent with confirmation email
March 1 & 2, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

Mar 10

Adagio GL Maintenance

Registration Deadline: Mar 4, 2022
This workshop will provide GL maintenance strategies from:
  • Creating New Accounts, Departments and Account Groups
  • Entering Budgets
  • Entering & Posting Financial Transactions
  • Opening & Closing Fiscal Years
  • Printing & Editing Financial Reports
  • Data Integrity Checks
  • Exporting from Adagio

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who are interested in a fuller understanding of Adagio processes and setups.

Cost

  • $495.00 per person (includes GST)
    • A $100 discount will be offered if registering for this together Bank Reconciliation

Location, date & time

Remote – a Zoom link will be sent with confirmation email
March 10, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 30 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

Mar 9

Bank Reconciliations

Registration Deadline: Mar 4, 2022
This workshop will provide an introduction to Bank Reconciliations.  We will:
  • demonstrate the process of a bank reconciliation
  • provide checklist of information needed prior to completing a bank reconciliation
  • discuss common errors and how to fix them
  • hands on bank reconciliation exercises

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who are interested in how to complete a Bank Reconciliation.  We will work through multiple bank reconciliations.

Cost

  • $495.00 per person (includes GST)
    • A $100 discount will be offered if registering for this together GL Maintenance

Location, date & time

Remote – a Zoom link will be sent with confirmation email
March 9, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Mar 22 & 23

Introductory Microsoft Excel

Registration Deadline: Mar 18, 2022
During this one day, hands-on workshop, you will learn:
  • Basic editing
  • Basic formula creation and troubleshooting techniques
  • Frequently used formulas
  • Excel tables
  • Inserting pictures, clipart and wordart into spreadsheets
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
 

Who should attend?

This training session is for those who would like a general working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.  Practical hands-on examples will be provided.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST)
Location, date & time

Remote – a Zoom link will be sent with confirmation email
March 22 & 23, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Apr 5 & 6

Accounting Concepts (April)

Registration Deadline: Apr 1, 2022
During this two day, hands-on workshop you will learn: Introduction to Accounting
  • Accounting Terminology
  • Double Entry System
  • Explanation of Assets, Liabilities, Revenue and Expenses
  • Bank Reconciliations
General Ledger
  • Chart of Accounts
  • Balance Sheet
  • Income Statement
  • Relationship to sub ledgers
  • Adjustments
Accounts Payable
  • Invoices
  • Cheques
  • Approval Processes
  • Record Keeping
Payroll
  • Timesheets
  • Processing Payroll
  • Record Keeping
 

Who should attend?

This session is geared for those who would like a better understanding of how the accounting cycle works and how daily financial transactions impact the financial reports of their organizations.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
April 5 & 6, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Apr 19 & 20

Introduction to Adagio Ledger & Payables

Registration Deadline: Apr 15, 2022

Adagio Ledger

  • Basics of Accounting - Debits & Credits
  • Departments and the Chart of Accounts
  • Viewing transactions in the Ledger
  • Monthly reporting, including the Financial Reporter

Adagio Payables

  • Payables processing
  • Payables Accounting and control accounts' function
  • Options for reversing AP cheque's
  • Vendor Maintenance

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who are just starting to use Adagio or those who just need a refresher.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)
($100 Discount if attending Adagio Ledger & Payables AND PayDirt Payroll workshops)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
April 19 & 20, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Apr 21

Introduction to PayDirt Payroll

Registration Deadline: Apr 15, 2022

PayDirt Payroll

  • Payroll Processing
  • Pay period end dates & related topics
  • Preparing for T4's
  • Records of Employment

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who are just starting to use PayDirt Payroll, or those who need a refresher.

Cost

$495.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)
($100 Discount if attending PayDirt Payroll AND Adagio Ledger & Payables workshops)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
April 21, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

May 10 & 11

Introduction to Computers

Registration Deadline: May 6, 2022
During this one-day, hands-on course, you will learn basic computer skills essential for computer work.  More details will follow shortly.  

Who should attend?

First Nations staff who already work with Microsoft Excel and want to become more proficient.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th FLoor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
May 10 & 11, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 30 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.