Specifically tailored for practitioners who do not perform audits, but provide other attest and non-attest services to small and medium-sized businesses, this course is a comprehensive update covering recently issued accounting, compilation, and review standards, as well as other professional guidance impacting small and medium-sized business accountants. The course uses practical examples and illustrations to help you understand and apply the material in practice.
Private company standard setting activities. Small and medium-sized business related ASUs. Lease and impairment accounting update. Lessons adopted from the adoption of Topic 606. Special purpose frameworks – Cash, modified cash, and tax basis. Common small and medium-sized business financial statement errors and deficiencies. SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, including the new preparation of financial statements non-attest service as well as the impact of SSARS No. 22,23 and 24 and proposed changes to the SSARS. Other types of small and medium-sized business attest engagements. – examinations, reviews and agreed-upon procedures engagements on financial forecasts and projections, and pro forma financial information
Experience in accounting and auditing
Keep abreast of current private company standard setting activities of the PCC. Review recently issued accounting and non-audit attestation pronouncements. Understand the new SSARS No. 21 relating to the preparation of financial statements and new guidance on compilations and reviews as well as changes due to SSARS No. 22, 23, and 24. Proposed changes to applicable accounting, auditing and SSARS guidance. Be aware of other important guidance affecting small and medium-sized business practitioners.
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4.71 stars out of 5 - speaker rating for 2019 “Joann Cross did a great job!!” - past attendee
Dr. Cross earned her B.S. from the University of Wisconsin Madison in Theoretical Mathematics with minors in Meteorology Linguistics and Theater Arts. Her research and consulting interests are in accounting history, and the application of financial reporting standards. She is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Management Accountant, and a Certified Government Financial Manager.
Non-Member Price $349.00
Member Price $249.00