Knowing the accounting principles is only half the story for most accountants in public accounting. You must also understand the myriad of rules relating the reporting requirements for audits. This course will cover the nuts and bolts of these pronouncements as well as cover the theory required to make proper decisions. Topics will include the latest SAS updates for audit evidence and accounting estimates and the brand new requirements for audit risk assessment. We will also discuss SSAE 19 for agreed-Upon Procedures Engagements. Lastly, we will cover the new requirements for your system of quality management under the recently issued SQMSs. Special attention will be placed on the provisions most important for compliance, including documentation. We will also discuss some troublesome topics as well as other reporting topics.
Quality Management Standards. SQMS 1. SAS 142. SAS 143. Risk Assessment Procedures. SAS 145. The New Requirements Under SSAE 19.
CPAs and other auditing professionals.
Apply the provisions for audit evidence. Apply the provisions for auditing accounting estimates. Apply the provisions for risk assessment. Describe peer review problem areas. Apply better practice skills for documentation. Apply the new provisions under SSAE 19 for Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagements. Describe the new provisions for the System of Quality Management.
This is a FlexCast (no exam required) and may be viewed only Monday - Saturday, 5am - 5pm PT. You may take up to one year from the date of purchase to complete the course. Pause your FlexCast and resume at a convenient day during the hours above. Partial credit for 2+ credit courses: If you are unable to complete the course in one sitting, partial credit can be awarded (minimum of one credit). To earn the remaining credits, you must return later and start the course from the beginning. Use chat to ask questions of a subject matter expert during the program.
Jeff Sailor, Western CPE
Jeff Sailor, CPA, received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida. Upon graduation, he joined the auditing staff at Peat Marwick in Jacksonville, Florida, where he worked on a large number of national accounts. Jeff has managed his own accounting firm in Ocala, Florida, since 1984. During that time, he has also developed unique auditing approaches and auditing software.
Since 1992, Jeff has been teaching accounting and auditing courses he developed to combat traditional “boring CPE.” Using a variety of creative teaching methods sprinkled with humorous video spoofs, Jeff is able to combine his in-depth accounting insights with humor in high-energy presentations. He’s also adept at presenting complex topics in a very practical, easy-to-understand manner, thus earning him rave reviews for more than 20 years. Jeff currently presents seminars, webcasts, and in-house instruction for Western CPE. He’s also a featured speaker at national conferences as well as at state and regional meetings.
For more than 10 years, Jeff has served as an AICPA peer reviewer, focusing on small firms and sole practitioners. He also served on the Resource Committee for the Private Company Financial Reporting Committee (PCFRC). Jeff has spoken at two NASBA national conferences on how to make education more engaging for practitioners.
Non-Member Price $225.00
Member Price $196.00