The Most Dangerous Elements of a GAAS Audit WEBCAST

Wednesday, December 16 12:00pm - 4:00pm PST

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4 Credits

Member Price $155.00

Non-Member Price $205.00

Overview

The formula for a successful audit today consists of many elements. Some of those elements require more thoughtfulness and caution in their application than others. In this course, we will explore those more combustible elements that can cause the audit to blow up with the budget, peer reviewers, clients and others. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format. Over 15 focused exercises are included to provide an enhanced working knowledge of today’s GAAS.

Highlights

The documentation standard to which auditors are held (AU-C section 230). The auditor’s responsibility related to fraud (AU-C section 240). Properly applying the core risk assessment standards (AU-C sections 315 and 330). Assessing and effectively communicating internal control deficiencies (AU-C section 265). Audit conclusions and reporting (several AU-C sections in the 700s) including the impact of SAS No. 134

Prerequisites

Basic audit knowledg

Objectives

Stay current on key aspects of maintaining professional skepticism and avoid problems with clients, peer reviewers, and others, Proficiently perform audits through an increased knowledge of how the various sections of GAAS are applied and interrelate to each other, Skillfully apply the more troublesome requirements used by auditors on a daily basis

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Marty Van Wagoner

Child, Van Wagoner & Bradshaw, PLLC / Salt Lake City, UT

Marty Van Wagoner is a partner at Child, Van Wagoner & Bradshaw, PLLC, (CVB) a firm specializing in national and international SEC clients, subsidized housing entities and taxes. He earned a BA in accounting and an MBA at the University of Utah, after which he went directly to work for KPMG. In his ten years at KPMG he specialized in the audits of manufacturing companies. After KPMG, he worked about a year and a half at placement agencies and then formed his own CPA firm.

During that time Marty did contract work quite consistently with the same individuals; it was decided they formally join forces to create (CVB). His emphasis at CVB is the audit of SEC filing companies with an emphasis on international businesses.

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Non-Member Price $205.00

Member Price $155.00