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Washington Ethics and New Developments 2021 - ON DEMAND

Available Until Friday, December 31

TBD

4.0 Credits

Review the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and key Washington differences. Discuss new developments at the national and state level in ethics in the last three years. Explore best practices for CPAs in public accounting and industry. Highlight emerging issues.

Accounting and Reporting for Not-for-Profit Organizations

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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6.5 Credits

Financial statement presentation, including FASB's financial reporting standard Statement of activities Statement of financial position and statement of cash flow Note disclosures Contribution concepts Functional expense and allocation of costs Endowments Operating versus non-operating Split interest agreements and beneficial trusts Agency transactions Programmatic investments Common financial statement mistakes

Advanced Controller and CFO Skills

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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8.0 Credits

? Isolate the critical skills and attitudes to be effective in the future ? Become an effective coach ? Development of measurable missions and strategies ? Aligning a firm's strategies with its internal reporting system ? Selling ideas and generating "buy-in" from others ? Recognition of and response to the need for constant change and adaptation ? Developing a tailored action plan suitable to specific needs

Advanced Excel: Practical Applications for Accounting Professionals

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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6.5 Credits

? Advanced pivot tables ? External data ranges (ODBC) ? Visual basic: macros and user defined functions ? Digital workpapers ? Securing worksheets and workbooks ? Named ranges ? Vlookup() and related functions that Nest Offset(), Text(), Match() ? IF function and other efficiency gains ? Encryption and data validation

Advanced Topics in a Single Audit

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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10.0 Credits

Planning the compliance audit and other risk assessment considerations Required elements of the schedule of expenditures of federal awards Major program determination process, including clusters and loans/loan guarantees Considerations when assessing and evaluating internal controls over compliance Audit sampling Evaluating and reporting on applicable compliance requirements related to compliance testing Considerations for pass-through entities Advanced audit reporting issues

A Firm's System of Quality Control

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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8.0 Credits

? Introduction to Statements on Quality Control Standards (SQCS) No. 8 ? The six elements of quality control ? Monitoring your QC system ? Documenting and communicating your QC system ? Common peer review matters related to QC systems ? Scenarios, tips, and tools

AICPA Introductory Report Acceptance Body Member Training Course

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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2.0 Credits

Peer review basics and RAB member responsibilities RAB member qualifications and training requirements RAB meeting preparation Peer review guidance impacting the report acceptance process Common RAB observation findings Best practices in RAB meetings

AICPA Introductory Technical Reviewer Training Course

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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2.0 Credits

Peer review basics and technical reviewer responsibilities Technical review of engagement and system reviews Quality control focus Best practices in technical reviews Educational framework and reviewer performance guidance Report acceptance bodies

AICPA Peer Review Must-Select Industry Update: Employee Benefit Plans

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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2.0 Credits

Enhanced Oversight Program PRP Section 20,700 Employee Benefit Plan Audit Engagement Checklist (Oct 2019) Current developments in peer review guidance Other peer review documentation

AICPA Peer Review Must-Select Industry Update: Governmental--Government Auditing Standards

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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2.5 Credits

The uniform guidance Yellow Book Common matters noted in peer reviews AICPA enhanced oversignt program Non-conforming engagemement identification Resources and tools for auditors

AICPA Peer Review Update Course

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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1.5 Credits

Update on EAQ initiatives Overview of recent developments in peer review Enhanced Oversight Program Clarity project QCM examinations Updates to the peer review manual Identifying nonconforming engagements: Risk assessment Identifying nonconforming engagements: Analytical procedures Common items that delay report acceptance

Annual Update: Top Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing Issues Facing CPAs

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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10.0 Credits

? Current GASB developments ? Audit issues related to GASB developments ? Recent GASB pronouncements and their impact on accounting and reporting ? Top advice from the AICPA's Technical Hotline and the GASB Technical Inquiry System

Applying the Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards in Your Single Audit

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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10.5 Credits

Schedule of expenditures of federal awards Determining major programs Understanding, assessing and testing internal control over compliance Testing compliance with laws and regulations and direct and material compliance Auditor's reports Program-specific audits Administrative requirements and cost principles

Are You Ready?

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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4.5 Credits

The peer review process and timeline Common engagement deficiencies and how to prevent them Selecting a quality peer reviewer Quality control standards overview What you need to assemble for your reviewer Peer review wrap-up expectations

Blockchain and Virtual Currency Implications for Tax

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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10.0 Credits

Fintech Revolution Distributed Ledger Technology Digital Assets Private Blockchains Smart Contracts Governance Regulations Taxation

Blockchain for Digital Assets: Accounting for Digital Assets Under U.S. GAAP

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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1.0 Credits

Overview of digital assets Accounting for investments in crypto assets like Bitcoin Accounting for digital assets received as consideration from a contract with a customer Applying the intangible asset accounting model to digital asset holdings Accounting for the sale of digital assets Factors in determining when to recognize ownership of digital assets

Blockchain for Global Supply Chain

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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4.0 Credits

Blockchain overview Blockchain implementation Supply chain GDPR with blockchain Blockchain public and private networks in regard to physical supply chain automation, digital goods, and vendor management The role smart contracts play in supply chain blockchain networks Focusing on determining appropriateness of blockchain to a solution Regulatory issues that impact blockchain implementations

Business Continuity Management

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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3.0 Credits

Steps to a comprehensive business continuity plan Disaster recovery solutions Techniques for testing the plans

Change the Way You Work: Success as a Virtual CFO

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

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4.5 Credits

Virtual CFO role overview Potential service models Virtual CFO readiness Outsourced bookkeeping vs. virtual CFO roles Ethical considerations Technology platforms

Construction Contractors: Accounting and Auditing

Available Until Tuesday, May 31

TBD

8.5 Credits

Revenue recognition Leases Working with a Surety Understanding of the 5-step rev rec model.

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