Staff Training for Accounting and Auditing: Semi-Senior WEBAST

Monday, October 25 8:00am - 3:30pm PDT

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24.0 Credits

Member Price $869.00

Non-Member Price $1,159.00


Advance your skills to propel your career. This course is the second in a four-course series, provides the guidance needed to handle small engagements and to complete small audits, reviews and compilations with minimal supervision.

Gain knowledge to improve your skills to perform more complex analytical procedures, as well as drafting financial statements and footnotes.

All of AHI’s courses rely heavily on participant interaction and these virtual programs have co-opted many of Zoom’s features to preserve the same strengths of the in-person training:

 visual interaction between the instructor and all participants (plan to be “on screen” throughout the program)  breakout rooms to ensure small group engagement and instructor interaction  screen share for small group presentations  easy delivery of video presentations  fillable PDF for online note-taking in the course materials


Satisfying client and CPA firm needs. Applying analytical procedures. Conducting small audits. Performing review service engagements. Drafting financial statements and footnotes. Improving corporate tax knowledge.


One-two years of public accounting experience and completion of Staff Training for Accounting and Auditing: Basic or equivalent.

Designed For

Mid-level accounting and finance professionals.


Recognize how to increase technical skills to complete smaller audits, reviews and compilations with minimum supervision and maximum profitability. Identify necessary communication skills to more effectively interact with partners and client personnel, including writing better memoranda. Determine ways to become more adept at drafting financial statements.


Access to the CCH Master Tax Guide or RIA Federal Tax Handbook .





Richard Ferdinand

Richard Ferdinand is the Chief Financial Officer of Werner Publishing Company, a publisher of special interest magazines in the fields of aviation, photography, and golf. Mr. Ferdinand previously spent 20 years in the public sector as a sole practitioner specializing in audits, accounting and review services and special consulting engagements.

Rich is a past recipient of the Outstanding Instructor Award from the AICPA and the California CPA Foundation award for Instructor Excellence. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago and B.A. in mathematics from Colgate University.

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Non-Member Price $1,159.00

Member Price $869.00