Annual Accounting & Auditing Update

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  • Date/Time
    • Sep 19, 2019
    • Sign In: 7:45am (MT)
    • Program: 8:00am - 3:45pm (MT)
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  • Location
    • Hilton Garden Inn
      1741 Harrison Street
      Twin Falls, ID 83301
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  • Credits
    • 8.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Accounting (6.00)
    • Auditing (2.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • Experience in accounting and attestation

  • Vendor
    • Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC
  • Level
    • Update
  • Fields of Study
    • Accounting & Auditing
  • Message
    • 1/2 hour lunch included

Description

Designed for accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides a comprehensive review of recent standard setting activities of the PCC, FASB, ASB, and ARSC. Not only will this course bring you up-to-date on the requirements, it also provides you with many hands-on examples and illustrations to help you apply the guidance in practice. You’ll learn about the latest standards, exposure drafts, and guidance focusing on issues applicable to accountants and attestation practitioners in public accounting and private industry. This course also includes a discussion of common audit quality issues noted in peer reviews, updates practitioners on the latest developments impacting compilation, preparation, and review engagements. , and discusses other matters of interest to all accountants.

Designed For

Accounting and auditing practitioners at all levels desiring to remain up-to-date on recent pronouncements and other standard setters’ activities

Objectives

  • Keep abreast of current private company advocacy activities of the PCC
  • Review and apply recently issued FASB, ASB, and ARSC pronouncements
  • Be aware of various standard setters’ agendas, technical plans, and project updates
  • Understand SSARS No. 21 relating to the preparation of financial statements and new guidance on compilations and reviews
  • Recall common audit quality issues and concerns
  • Be familiar with other important A&A practice matters you should be aware of
  • Utilize hands-on examples and illustrations to increase your overall understanding and application of the material
  • Highlights

  • Private company standard setting activities
  • Recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates
  • Revenue recognition
  • Leases
  • Other items on the FASB's Technical Agenda
  • Recently issued SASs, AICPA and PCAOB activity
  • SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification and other recently issued SSARS
  • Audit quality issues
  • Other important A&A practice matters
  • Advanced Prep

    Download manual and test usability prior to morning of seminar

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    Leaders

    Jeffrey Lieman

    Jeff Lieman

    Mr. Lieman currently heads his own consulting firm, Lieman Associates LLC, in Owings Mills, Maryland. He provides consulting services, contractual assistance services, and training to CPAs, their firms, and their clients. He is recognized nationally as a lecturer for various accounting, auditing, and technology topics and has been quoted in various trade journals. Mr. Lieman's previous experience included serving as the chief financial examiner for the Maryland Insurance Administration and being a director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered. He trained staff in many areas of accounting, administration, and consulting. He also served as a senior manager and national trainer with KPMG in Baltimore, Maryland where he developed training materials for staff and instructors. He was elected Chairman of the Year by the Maryland Association of CPAs for chairmanship of the Computer Resources Committee.

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