This course will look at the impact of COVID-19 on both accounting and auditing. We’ll look at how COVID is impacting how audits are performed. We discuss how to adapt to a remote audit and how professional skepticism needs to be enhanced in a virtual audit. We also discuss the impact on internal controls and a control reliance strategy. We will also address the impact of COVID on accounting standards including the delays issued by many standard setters. This course will give CPAs an overall review of what to consider in our new normal!
Prior experience with US GAAP.
Accountants in public practice and industry
Identify standards that were impacted by COVID19. Recognize accounting for CARES Act and PPP funds. Identify changes to audits due to COVID. Describe how audits will change in a remote audit environment.
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Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not for profit and governmental accounting. Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts.
Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers.
She also serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC), has had leadership roles on various A&A committees, and serves on the VSCPA’s Board of Directors.
Melisa is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient and was honored as a “40 under 40” by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017 and 2018. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.
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Non-Member Price $79.00
Member Price $59.00