Applying Professional Skepticism in an Audit WEBCAST

Thursday, September 10 10:00am - 2:00pm

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4 Credits

Member Price $179.00

Non-Member Price $219.00

Overview

Audit inspection reports have identified issues about the level and consistency of professional skepticism being applied in audits. Additionally, the complexity of transactions and markets continues to increase, requiring auditors and managers to use more professional judgment during audit engagements. This interactive course will provide an overview of professional skepticism, including what it is and why it is important in audit engagements. Featuring case studies to teach the content and concepts, this course will help participants gain knowledge about how to apply professional skepticism and techniques to enhance the use of professional skepticism in their own practice.

Highlights

Professional skepticism, Professional judgment, Judgement framework, Fraud triangle

Prerequisites

NONE

Objectives

Analyze the relationship of the Single Audit Act and the OMB Uniform Guidance. Identify the types of guidance and requirements found in the Uniform Guidance Identify fundamental auditee and auditor responsibilities related to a compliance audit of federal awards. Determine major federal programs. Determine the requirements of the single audit as it relates to understanding internal control, assessing the level of control risk, and testing the effectiveness of internal control relative to federal awards. Identify the single audit requirements for testing the direct and material compliance requirements for major programs. Determine reporting requirements. Identify the audit and reporting requirements for program-specific audits.

Preparation

NONE

Notice

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Jennifer Elder

Jennifer Elder is a CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF with a Master’s in Organizational Leadership. She has worked in accounting and finance for the past 25 years in a variety of industries including manufacturing, residential construction and development, and angel investing. She spent five years in public accounting, seven years as the Accounting Department Chair of a community college, and the previous ten years in the role of CFO.

Recently, Jennifer started her own business, The Sustainable CFO, providing business consulting, on-demand CFO services, and business coaching services. Their target market is small and medium-sized businesses looking to improve their bottom-line and overall performance. In addition Jennifer teaches finance in the Green MBA program at Antioch University New England.

She is also a contributing writer for the National Association of Home Builders and TriplePundit, and a frequent presenter for the Maryland Association of CPA’s, the Institute of Management Accountants, and the Society for Human Resource Management.

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Non-Member Price $219.00

Member Price $179.00