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  • Date/Time
    • Sep 17, 2020
    • 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


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 FASB and AICPA. In addition to covering Topic 606 in-depth this course and bringing you up-to-date on recently issued FASB and AICPA standards, the course also provides many hands-on examples and illustrations to help you apply the guidance in practice. In the course, you will review all issued FASB ASUs which will become effective over the next few years, including a deeper dive into Topic 842, Leases and Topic 326 on Impairment. The course will also discuss best practices from the adoption of Topic 606 and ways to both sustain and improve the reporting of revenue going forward. Next, we will discuss new and proposed AICPA standards related to auditor’s report and other topics, proposed changes to the SSARS in order to comply with international standards and provide an update on peer review and other audit quality issues. Lastly, we’ll cover other topics of interest to accountants in both industry and public accounting.

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 and proposed FASB and AICPA pronouncements
  • Understand SSARS No. 21 and related guidance 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
  • Leases -- Topic 842
  • Impairment -- Topic 326
  • Lessons learned from the adoption of Topic 606
  • Other items on the FASB’s Technical Agenda
  • Recently issued SASs and other AICPA and PCAOB activity
  • SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification and other recently issued and proposed SSARS
  • Peer review and other 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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    Marty Van Wagoner

    Marty D. Van Wagoner has 30 years’ experience in public accounting. He is currently managing partner of Mountainside Accounting & Consulting, PC, with a focus on audits of private commercial companies, not-for-profit entities, and HOAs. He is also Professional-in-Residence Faculty at Utah Valley University; adjunct faculty in the MBA program of Roseman University; and teacher of professional education courses across the country. He currently serves on four not-for-profit Boards. He spent the first 10 years of his career at KPMG, a “Big Four” global accounting firm, and most of the rest of his career as a partner in local firms, with an emphasis in audits of public international companies as well as small private companies. After KPMG, he briefly worked at placement agencies and then was sole proprietor of an accounting and auditing firm. During that time, he spent four years as a professor at the University of Utah. He is the author for Wolters Kluwer’s CCH Accounting for Income Taxes. Marty has served as president and in other officer and committee positions of the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA), and as a council member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He received his BA in Accounting with a Spanish minor and his MBA from the University of Utah.

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