Non-Profit Organizations: Accounting and Auditing Issues


Are you interested in working for a Non-Profit Organization such as a university, a children foundation, or a professional association? Do you provide professional services to Non-profit organizations or charities and want to know more about the related in-depth issues? Are you running or planning to form a Non-profit organization for the public interest and wish to understand the unique financial matters?

Canadian-Chinese Professional Accountants Association (CCPAA) has proudly invited Ms. Shelyane Li, CPA, CA, Senior Manager at KPMG LLP and Ms. Michelle Tran, CPA, CA, Manager at Grant Thornton LLP to share their expertise with you.

Topics Include:


l  Types of NPOs

l  Fund accounting

l  Revenue recognition

l  Contributed capital assets

l  Controlled and related organizations

l  The role of the Finance/Audit Committee and the Board of Directors

l  Risk management for NPOs


Who Will Benefit:

l  Members in the non-profit sector.

l  Practitioners who audit or advise registered charities or non-profit entities.

l  Professionals, students, and volunteers who are interested in working for NPO.

l  Entrepreneurs who plan to setup a NPO.


Date, time and agenda:   November 29, 2014 Saturday from 2:00 PM to 4:45PM

2:00PM to 2:30 PM – Registration


2:30PM to 3:15PM – Presentation 1: Accounting Issues


3:30PM to 4:15PM – Presentation 2: Audit and risk management


4:15PM to 4:45PM – Q&A; Networking




Fairview Mall Library Room 3 4 floor),

35 Fairview Mall Drive, Toronto, ON M2J 4S4





Speakers bio:


Shelyane Li, CPA, CA


Shelyane is a senior audit manager in KPMG’s Not-for-Profit practice. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree at the Schulich School of Business at York University.


Shelyane specializes in leading financial and special-purpose audits of not-for-profit organizations including colleges, universities, school boards, charities, foundations, municipalities, membership associations and others in the NPO sector.


Shelyane started with KPMG in 2003 and over her 10-plus years’ experience, has acquired a broad knowledge base enabling her to service clients reporting under various frameworks including those applicable to private enterprises and pension plans, and IFRS, but her specialization is in public sector accounting and accounting standards for not-for-profit organizations.



Michelle Tran, CPA, CA


Michelle is a Manager in the assurance practice at Grant Thornton LLP. She started her career in the public practice in 2008 and has been involved in assurance services for not-for-profit organizations and charities for a number of years. Michelle specializes in audit and risk management for public sector, including charities, missions, societies and private clubs.




Language: English



CPD Credit/Hour: 2 hours


Fees: CDN$10/each guest (non-CCPAA Member) participant, CCPAA member free.


Seat limitation and enrolment:


Max limit of space: 60 persons. R.V.S.P. but no later than November 26, 2014 (Wednesday) to


Visit to get more information. Please call Don Wang at 647-785-8059 if you have any questions.


*Online enrollment is available.

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