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Conducting Your ACH Rules Audit

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NACHA Operating Rules and Guidelines require that all participating depository financial institutions, third-party senders and third-party service providers that provide ACH services conduct an annual ACH audit to be performed by December 31 of each year (ACH Rules, Article 1).

With the requirement that each participant conducts an annual ACH audit, this helps ensure that electronic payments work safely and efficiently for all users.

Due to a recently approved amendment to the NACHA Operating Rules, Appendix 8 has been removed from the Rules (Appendix 8 was the “guide” or checklist while completing the annual ACH Audit).

With this change, this session will outline what this Rules change means to your process when conducting your ACH Audit and offer tips and guidance for creating your own personalized ACH Audit (based on what ACH activities you utilize).

This ACH training will cover the following critical areas and deliverables:

  • Outline the changes to the process of the annual ACH Rules Compliance Audit and the removal of Appendix 8 from the Rules Book
  • Define what the General Audit Requirements are (now in Article 1)
  • Discussion on the NACHA Operating Guidelines where the new “guidance” is located for conducting the annual ACH Rules Compliance Audit.
  • Provide a process to examine the ACH products and/or service being offered or utilized by the specific participant – then determine next steps to ensure compliance
  • Provide tips on where to find the Rules pertaining to each ACH function — to help the auditor conducting the annual ACH Audit – to ensure compliance with the NACHA Operating Rules based on usage of ACH
  • Review “best practices” and requirements for additional audit requirements (as defined by NACHA)

Pricing

$249 for Webinar and Playback*
*Playback has no expiration and may be shared internally

Dates of Event

Thursday, May 16, 2019

  • 2:00 – 3:30 pm (Eastern Time)
  • 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Central Time)
  • 12:00 – 1:30 am (Mountain Time)
  • 11:00 – 12:30 am (Pacific Time)

Credits

  • 1.8 AAP Credits
  • 1.5 CPE Credits

Your Speaker(s)

Donna Olheiser, AAP
VP Education, Dynamic Mastership
Donna Olheiser

About the Speaker

Donna Olheiser, Vice President of Education Services for Dynamic Mastership, is a Certified Master Trainer and an experienced Project Manager, with over 14 years’ experience managing education programs for organizations processing electronic payments and financial institutions operations areas. Prior to founding Dynamic Mastership 3 years ago, Donna served as the Education Services Director for UMACHA for 9 years. Donna began her career serving as Training and Development Specialist for the Federal Reserve Bank, Minneapolis.

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Conducting Your ACH Rules Audit – Process for Building a Compliance Plan

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NACHA Operating Rules and Guidelines require that all participating depository financial institutions, third-party senders and third-party service providers that provide ACH services conduct an annual ACH audit to be performed by December 31 of each year (ACH Rules, Article 1).

With the requirement that each participant conducts an annual ACH audit, this helps ensure that electronic payments work safely and efficiently for all users.

Due to a recently approved amendment to the NACHA Operating Rules, Appendix 8 has been removed from the Rules (Appendix 8 was the “guide” or checklist while completing the annual ACH Audit).

With this change, this session will outline what this Rules change means to your process when conducting your ACH Audit and offer tips and guidance for creating your own personalized ACH Audit (based on what ACH activities you utilize).

This ACH training will cover the following critical areas and deliverables:

  • Outline the changes to the process of the annual ACH Rules Compliance Audit and the removal of Appendix 8 from the Rules Book
  • Define what the General Audit Requirements are (now in Article 1)
  • Discussion on the NACHA Operating Guidelines where the new “guidance” is located for conducting the annual ACH Rules Compliance Audit.
  • Provide a process to examine the ACH products and/or service being offered or utilized by the specific participant – then determine next steps to ensure compliance
  • Provide tips on where to find the Rules pertaining to each ACH function — to help the auditor conducting the annual ACH Audit – to ensure compliance with the NACHA Operating Rules based on usage of ACH
  • Review “best practices” and requirements for additional audit requirements (as defined by NACHA)

Pricing

$249 for Webinar and Playback*
*Playback has no expiration and may be shared internally

Dates of Event

Friday, March 22, 2019

  • 2:00 – 3:30 pm (Eastern Time)
  • 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Central Time)
  • 12:00 – 1:30 am (Mountain Time)
  • 11:00 – 12:30 am (Pacific Time)

Credits

  • 1.8 AAP Credits
  • 1.5 CPE Credits

Your Speaker(s)

Donna Olheiser, AAP
VP Education, Dynamic Mastership
Donna Olheiser

About the Speaker

Donna Olheiser, Vice President of Education Services for Dynamic Mastership, is a Certified Master Trainer and an experienced Project Manager, with over 14 years’ experience managing education programs for organizations processing electronic payments and financial institutions operations areas. Prior to founding Dynamic Mastership 3 years ago, Donna served as the Education Services Director for UMACHA for 9 years. Donna began her career serving as Training and Development Specialist for the Federal Reserve Bank, Minneapolis.

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Fundamentals of ACH Annual Audit

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The NACHA Operating Rules and Guidelines require that all participating depository financial institutions, third-party senders and third-party service providers that provide ACH services conduct an annual ACH audit to be performed by December 31 of each year (ACH Rules, Appendix Eight). By each participant performing the annual ACH audit, this helps ensure that electronic payments work safely and efficiently for all users. Every financial institution, Third-Party Service Provider and Third-Party Sender that provide any function within the ACH Network is required to complete the annual ACH Audit for Rules Compliance.

This payments webinar will outline the Audit process according to Appendix 8 in the NACHA Operating Rules and what elements of your ACH program need to be checked and verified to ensure compliance with these Rules. This session will cover the General Audit Requirements along with the specifics for the RDFI and ODFI processes and what types of questions to ask and things to look for when completing your annual ACH Rules Compliance Audit.

Pricing

$249 for Webinar and Playback*
*Playback has no expiration and may be shared internally

Dates of Event

Thursday, October 11, 2018

  • 12:00 – 1:30 pm (Eastern Time)
  • 11:00 – 12:30 pm (Central Time)
  • 10:00 – 11:30 am (Mountain Time)
  • 9:00 – 10:30 am (Pacific Time)

Credits

  • 1.8 AAP Credits
  • 1.5 CPE Credits

Your Speaker

Donna Olheiser AAP
Founder/VP Education, Dynamic Mastership

Donna Olheiser

 

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Top 10 ACH Audit Exceptions and Solutions – 2017 in Review

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The ACH audit year has come to a close. Join the speakers to review the season’s top ACH audit exceptions. We will also explore how to correct these issues and avoid them next year. Join this ach webinar to prepare for 2018.

Pricing

$249 for Webinar and Playback*
*Playback has no expiration and may be shared internally

Dates of Event

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

  • 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Eastern Time)
  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm (Central Time)
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Mountain Time)
  • 11:00 – 12:00 pm (Pacific Time)

Credits

  • 1.2 AAP Credits
  • 1.0 CPE Credits

Your Speaker(s)

Jennifer Stadler CPP
Sr Director – Education and Communication, PaymentsFirst

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