Annual Update: Top 12 Governmental & Not-for-Profit Accounting & Auditing Issues Facing CPAs - web based option -

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  • Date/Time
    • Sep 21, 2020
    • Sign In: 7:45am (MT)
    • Program: 8:00am - 3:45pm (MT)
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  • Location
    • Your Computer
  • Credits
    • 8.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Auditing - Governmental (4.00)
    • Accounting - Governmental (4.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • Experience in governmental and not-for-profit accounting and auditing

  • Vendor
    • *** ISCPA ***
  • Level
    • Update
  • Fields of Study
    • Accounting & Auditing
    • Accounting
    • Auditing
    • Government
  • Message
    • Webinar - Viewing From Computer

Description

Preparers of governmental and nonprofit financial statements and their auditors often seek advice from the AICPA’s Technical Hotline as well as from the GASB Technical Inquiry System. The advice they receive from these sources is high-quality and non-authoritative, but offers viable solutions or reasonable alternatives for accounting and auditing issues related to governmental and nonprofit organizations. The objective of this course is to enhance participants’ knowledge and application of professional judgment by providing a review of the top accounting and auditing issues faced by preparers of governmental and not-for-profit financial statements and their auditors based on calls and inquiries received by both the AICPA and GASB over the past year.

Designed For

  • External auditors of governmental organizations
  • Internal auditors of governmental organizations
  • Governmental accounting professionals
  • Objectives

  • Identify current accounting issues facing governmental and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Recognize audit challenges related to newly effective GASB standards.
  • Apply recent GASB pronouncements to accounting transactions.
  • Recall audit issues related to new and existing GASB standards.
  • Highlights

  • 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
  • Advanced Prep

  • Download PDF manual - view your upcoming events in "My CPE" on website
  • Test your computer/device for compatibility with virtual meeting space well in advance of your webinar
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    Leaders

    James Buckley

    James Buckley, CPA Lake Orion, Michigan

    James (Jim) Buckley has proven progressive and extensive experience in auditing, fieldwork, risk assessment, research and financial reporting. Jim partners with public, private, manufacturing, casino, municipal government and non-profit clients to tackle efficiently and effectively, complex internal control systems, plus financial accounting and authoritative reporting requirements. He has fourteen years’ instruction experience through PWC and the AICPA along with comprehensive tax experience researching, planning, and preparing corporate, partnership, individual, and multi-state tax returns, audits, and appeals. Additional professional highlights are as follows:

    James worked at UHY, LLP for five years as a Principal performing the listed responsibilities Engagement management, client service, sales, leadership, people development and strategic business planning for municipal and not-for profit clients. Manage risk and ensure quality control on all engagement activities to ensure communicating correct, complex technical issues and solutions to his clients. Develop and present key topics for both internal and external classes. Make presentations at third party events and successfully market firm services.

    Pricewaterhouse Coopers for thirteen years as Manager -Assurance Learning & Education Facilitate PwC’s Learning and Education Department, including communicating with diverse group of professionals with different levels of experience and varied backgrounds. Instructed audit methodology and technical accounting training courses to all levels of national and international PwC professionals. Helped lead PwC’s global team that conceptualized developed and wrote a new training course for 1st year senior associates given to over 3,500 global participants.

    Manage assurance and audit services to over 30 clients; help strengthen their internal controls, risk monitoring and strategic risk assessments. Support client existing internal audit function and provide outsourced internal audit solutions by customizing audit plans to address their unique risks and objectives. Audit complex technical accounting areas including revenue recognition, inventory variance analyses, goodwill and intangible impairment analysis, purchase accounting for business combinations, stock based compensation and business segments. Continuously communicate with clients, present audit results to management and the Audit Committee, and educate clients on emerging accounting issues. Key member of ten fraud investigation engagements to advise and prepare written recommendations based on misappropriated assets of municipal and casino clients.

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