Applying the Uniform Guidance in Your Single Audits - web based option -

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  • Date/Time
    • Sep 23, 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 (8.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • Background of not-for-profit or governmental accounting and auditing

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

Description

This course provides you with the knowledge to be more efficient and effective at planning and performing audits in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Guidance and the Single Audit Act. Make sure your skills are up-to-date with the latest information in this challenging audit area.

Designed For

  • Auditors performing single audit engagements, internal financial staff of governments, and not-for-profit entities interacting with auditors
  • Objectives

  • Analyze the relationship of the Single Audit Act and the OMB Uniform Guidance
  • Identify the types of guidance and requirements found in the Uniform Guidance
  • Identify fundamental auditee and auditor responsibilities related to a compliance audit of federal awards
  • Determine major federal programs
  • Determine the requirements of the single audit as it relates to understanding internal control, assessing the level of control risk, and testing the effectiveness of internal control relative to federal awards
  • Identify the single audit requirements for testing the direct and material compliance requirements for major programs
  • Determine reporting requirements
  • Identify the audit and reporting requirements for program-specific audits
  • Highlights

  • Introduction to single audits
  • Preparation of the schedule of expenditures of federal awards and determining major programs
  • Understanding, assessing and testing internal control
  • Testing compliance with federal statutes and regulations and applicable compliance requirements
  • Auditor reporting in a Uniform Guidance compliance audit
  • Program-specific audits
  • Administrative requirements and cost principles in a single audit
  • Update on Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision
  • 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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