Compilations, Reviews & Preparations: Engagement Performance & Annual Update

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  • Date/Time
    • Sep 20, 2019
    • Sign In: 7:45am (Mountain Time)
    • Program: 8:00am - 3:45pm (Mountain Time)
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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)
    • Auditing (8.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • Experience in performing and managing compilation, preparation, and review engagements

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

Description

Specifically designed for preparation, compilation, and review practitioners and their staff, this course will provide you with a comprehensive review and hands-on application for performing financial statement preparation, compilation, and review engagements. You will learn the ins and outs of SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification. The course will also cover the changes that have occurred with the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22 and 23 with regard to compilation of pro forma financial information engagements, engagements on prospective financial information, as well as in other areas relevant to SSARS No. 21 engagements. Lastly, the course will perform a detailed review of the key provisions of the recently issued SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2018. Not only will this course bring you up to date on SSARSs requirements and guidance, but more importantly, it will provide you with practical examples and illustrations to help you effectively and efficiently perform these types of engagements. This course is intended to be your go-to reference for training your staff and managing your SSARS Nos. 21-24 services in compliance with professional, ethical, and technical requirements.

Designed For

Accounting practitioners and their staff performing and managing compilation, preparation, and review engagement services

Objectives

  • Understand, apply SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification
  • Be familiar with changes to the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22, 23, and 24
  • Be familiar with compilation and review program examples and disclosure illustrations
  • Identify and apply compilation, preparation, and review procedures
  • Be aware of the most recent compilation and review reports and other communications
  • Utilize hands-on examples and illustrations to increase your overall understanding and application of the material
  • Highlights

  • SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and updates to SSARS No. 21 due to the issuance of SSARS No. 23, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services
  • SSARS No. 22, Compilation of Pro Forma Financial Information
  • SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2018
  • Sample comprehensive engagement work programs for preparation, compilation and review engagements
  • Reporting and disclosure illustrations for each level of service, including attesting on personal financial statements, prescribed form, special purpose framework and other engagement variations
  • Other communication requirements, such as sample engagement letters and management representation letters
  • 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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