In this in-depth course, Jeff Sailor will bring his truly unique presentation style to cover the most important aspects of performing analytical procedures as well as provide insight on critical thinking skills and how to improve your personal skills. In addition, he will include his signature video parodies, which are designed to keep you awake and reinforce the material. Analytical procedures are both required and suggested by various standards. They are required for review and audit engagements. A closely related topic is critical thinking skills, which is an area targeted in the AICPA’s Enhancing Audit Quality Initiative.
Analytical procedures. Critical thinking.
CPAs, managers, human resources and financial professionals.
Identify to whom this standard applies. Describe the requirements for analytical procedures. Apply the provisions for analytical procedures. Describe the various facets of critical thinking. Apply methods to improve you critical thinking skills.
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 $113.00
Member Price $98.00