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Are You the Leader You Think You Are? WEBINAR

Thursday, April 6 6:00am - 7:00am PDT

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Engaging disengaged team members. The power of engagement. The smarter way. Why caring matters.

Audit Horror Stories: When the Audit Goes Awry WEBINAR

Thursday, April 6 6:00am - 7:00am PDT

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

How to deal with issues that come up in audits from difficult auditors. Handling issues regarding clients without records.

Power BI - Analyze Your Data With Excel Pivot Tables WEBINAR

Thursday, April 6 7:00am - 11:00am PDT

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

The advantages of PivotTable for Data Analysis. Step-by-Step PivotTable creation. Creating PivotCharts.

Yellow Book Independence and Single Audit Fundamentals WEBINAR

Thursday, April 6 8:00am - 12:00pm PDT

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

The conceptual framework approach to independence. Independence threats related to preparing financial statements and accounting records. Consideration of specific non-audit services that would and would not impair independence. Documentation necessary to support adequate consideration of auditor consideration. Fundamentals of a compliance audit performed under the Uniform Guidance. Schedule of expenditure of federal awards. Determination of major programs. Using the Compliance Supplement . Uniform Guidance administrative requirements and cost principles . Testing internal control over compliance. Testing compliance. Writing an audit finding. Reporting requirements of a single audit. COVID-19 changes.

Communicating Financial Data to Non-Financial Audiences WEBINAR

Thursday, April 6 8:30am - 9:30am PDT

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Key barriers when communicating financial information. How to overcome those barriers. Key tips on effectively communicating financial information to non-financial audiences.

Roadmap to Artificial Intelligence WEBCAST

Thursday, April 6 10:00am - 2:00pm PDT

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Practical applications of enterprise AI. Focuses on the importance of a data-driven AI strategy. What is an AI strategy for the enterprise? Solving business problems with AI. Considerations for an AI strategy. Recognize a business case for AI and the implications to consider.

Financial Accounting for Related Party Transactions WEBINAR

Thursday, April 6 10:30am - 12:30pm PDT

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

FASB codification provisions for transactions with related parties, including business owners and special purpose entities. Compare and contrast those rules with the AICPA financial reporting framework for small and medium-sized entities. Review the tax accounting related taxpayer standards. Real-life examples applying the various authoritative standards. Consequences of failing to comply with the standards.

Excel - Working with Text, Date & Time Functions & Formulas WEBINAR

Thursday, April 6 11:00am - 1:00pm PDT

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Using Text functions to join and separate text entries. Inserting Text functions to work with imported data. Perform date and time calculations with the Date & Time functions.

Accounting in the Wild Wild West of COVID-19 WEBINAR

Thursday, April 6 12:00pm - 2:00pm PDT

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Risk assessment. PPP Loans. Pandemic-related accounting pronouncements. Learning to be an auditor in a pandemic environment. Financial statement disclosures. Exploring liquidity options. Accounting tools and techniques for supporting managerial decisions. Other current events as appropriate.

A History of Investing and a Look Ahead WEBINAR

Thursday, April 6 12:30pm - 2:00pm PDT

Your Desk

1.5 Credits

Early concepts of investment management. Gordon growth Model. Harry Markowitz: Risk return trade-off. Fama & French: Factor modeling. Which factors are better? Smart beta. Incorporating client behavioral biases. What's Ahead?

Blogging for Accountants WEBINAR

Thursday, April 6 1:00pm - 3:00pm PDT

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

What is a Blog? How a Blog is different than a Website. Blogging pros and cons. Leading corporate blogs. How accountants are blogging: Best practices. How to search for blogs. Leading blogging platforms. Key blog writing tips. Blog content calendar. Using images to boost blog engagement. Blog outsourcing. Key blogging tools. Blogger starter strategy.

Complying with Audit Documentation Requirements WEBINAR

Friday, April 7 6:00am - 8:00am PDT

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Proper documentation as a means of audit quality. Factors impacting the nature and extent of documentation. Sample workpaper index and other organization tips. Use of audit programs as a means of audit documentation. Checklist for self-review of workpapers and clearing review notes. Multiple exercises on identifying workpaper deficiencies.

Power BI - Advanced Data Analytics with Power Pivot WEBINAR

Friday, April 7 6:00am - 2:00pm PDT

Your Desk

8.0 Credits

Introduction to Excel Power BI Tools. Loading data into Power Pivot using data modeling. Creating "measures" using DAX functions and formulas. Using a date table to create time-intelligent measures. The DAX calculation process.

CPA Super Search: A New Research Checklist System for Google WEBINAR

Friday, April 7 7:00am - 9:00am PDT

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

CPA SuperSearch overview. Panopticals. Institutions. Sentiment. Advisory. Influencers. Credentials. Firms. Apps. Outputs. Domain. Regulators. Occupations

Starting a Fraud Investigation WEBINAR

Friday, April 7 7:30am - 9:30am PDT

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Assembling the fraud investigation team. Managing and supervising staff. Obtaining and managing evidence. Background checks. Public records searches. Digital data analysis. Interviewing techniques.

Implementation Challenges with the New FASB Lease Standard WEBINAR

Friday, April 7 8:30am - 10:30am PDT

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

FASB's Accounting Standard Update for Leases (ASC Topic 842). Key differences between ASC Topic 842 and ASC Topic 840. Commitments that are on the balance sheet: operating leases and finance leases. Allocation consideration to lease and nonlease components. Lease payments, discount rate, inception date, commencement date, lease term. Impairments of right-of-use asset, modifications, subleases. Policy elections and disclosures.

Cost of Capital Determinations for Business Appraisal WEBINAR

Friday, April 7 9:30am - 10:30am PDT

Your Desk

1.0 Credits

Receive a solid overview of the fundamental concepts underlying cost of capital in the context of a closely held business with particular focus on the use of a build-up model. Where the data comes from will be a key focus, as will the areas the require subjective judgement with respect to supporting growth rates and unsystematic risk elements.

Complex Manager Comp Scenarios: Core Form VII-A & Schedule J WEBINAR

Friday, April 7 10:00am - 12:30pm PDT

Your Desk

2.5 Credits

Exploration of the challenges in determining a filer's: current Key Employees versus Officers; and those who need be disclosed as "formers" - individuals with "current" status in prior years but NOT in the current year, who then are to be tested for either "former" Officer/Key Employee/High 5 status or "former" Trustee/Director status. Why and how all of this matters (including the additional compensation detailing that is required on Schedule J's Part II when a manager's circumstances "trigger" that schedule's application). Handling the recalcitrant Trustee-Director who claims limited involvement with the filer's governance and Officers and other managers who may refuse to return questionnaires. Further exploration of key compensation reporting challenges: Required "dial back" to the calendar year for organizations with a year other than 12/31; 990-instructions-defined "deferred comp" overall and via examples; Compensation disclosures (and reporting exceptions) in BOTH cases of related organization's pay and when compensation is paid by an UNrelated organization to an individual who is serving the filer; and comparison of 990 reporting of compensation with IRC section 4960's "remuneration"-based excise tax. Complex third-party payor reporting situations: procuring services of an individual from a management company or employee-leasing organization; common paymaster reporting scenarios; and when an individual's services to the filer are paid by an Unrelated organization.

Resolving Back Tax Debts WEBINAR

Friday, April 7 10:30am - 12:30pm PDT

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

The collection alternatives to resolve a back tax debt. Installment agreementsUncollectible status. Offers-in-compromise. Bankruptcy.

Critical Thinking Masterclass WEBINAR

Friday, April 7 11:30am - 1:30pm PDT

Your Desk

2.0 Credits

Cognitive bias. Conducting a "thinking audit". Metathinking. Professional skepticism. Decision mapping. Habit replacement. Emotional intelligence. Memory enhancement.

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