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Accounting and Procurement Process


A successful departmental accounting process is one that has strong internal controls, will assess risk facing the department, hires proactive management that establishes policies and procedures, communicates information effectively, and monitors its quality of performance. Join us for this course where you will learn the ins and outs of State accounting and procurement processes.

The California State Executive Appointment Training Academy is comprised of seven courses. Complete all courses in this series to receive a CEA Academy Certificate.

  • Discuss management’s responsibilities for internal controls
  • Explain the importance of risk identification
  • Review what you need to know about FI$Cal
  • Examine basic accounting processes and polices such as the Payment Act, Year-End Reporting, and State-wide travel
  • Discuss procurement rules including competitive and non-competitive contract processes and IT procurement