5 Critical Issues A&A Public Accountants Will Face This Year [CIA4]

Aug 7, 2018
Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm

Subject:

Accounting & Auditing

Credit Hours:

4.00

Price:

Member: $150.00
Non-member: $225.00

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Discussion Leader:

Jeffrey Lieman, CPA    more info

Lieman Associates LLC / Owings Mills, Maryland

Jeff Lieman currently heads his own consulting firm in Owings Mills, Maryland. He provides consulting services, contractual assistance services, and training to CPAs, their firms and their clients on matters related to US and international accounting principles, auditing standards, governmental auditing standards, and business planning services. Jeff’s previous experience included serving as the Chief Financial Examiner for the Maryland Insurance Administration and being a Director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered. As the Chief Financial Examiner, Jeff was responsible for the solvency examination of the Maryland domestic insurance companies. While Jeff was a Director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered, he developed two new niche areas for the firm and supervised numerous audit service engagements. Jeff trained staff in many areas of accounting, administration and consulting and provided training services on a national level to other organizations. He reviewed numerous accounting systems and assisted in the selection and implementation of automated systems, helped develop policies and procedures for technology usage, work paper development, administrative procedures and other office policies, and also provided Peer Review Services (SEC section). Jeff also served as a Senior Manager with KPMG/Baltimore. At KPMG he maintained client relations, marketed audit, tax and consulting services, and managed audit related services for publicly traded and privately held entities. His clients have included real estate ventures, printing and publishing companies, electronic manufacturers, wholesale distributors, retail stores, financial institutions, construction contractors, Governmental units, and various nonprofit organizations.

Mr. Lieman has been a national trainer for KPMG where he developed training materials for staff and instructors and is recognized nationally as a lecturer for various accounting, auditing and technology topics and has been quoted in various trade journals. He was elected Chairman of the Year by the Maryland Association of CPAs for chairmanship of the Computer Resources Committee.

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Website registration for this course closes on July 31, 2018. To register after this date please contact the society at akcpa@ak.net or 907-562-4334.

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Five Critical Issues That A&A Public Accountants Will Need to Face This Year (CIA4)

August 7, 2018

Fireweed Conference Center
725 E. Fireweed Lane
Anchorage, AK

LATE REGISTRATION POLICY
For registrations received less than 21 days from the course date will be charged a late fee of $50 for each 8 hour course and $25 for each 4 hour course and $12.50 for each 2 hour course.

Understanding the forces affecting your A&A public practice is critical to success in todays complex and rapidly changing market. In this session we will tackle pressing issues at a "need to know" level and then discuss the practical implications. You will come away armed with the "big picture." Preparedness is half the battle, so do not miss this critical briefing.

Major Topics:
-Accounting standards update: High-level rundown of major standards changes effective this year with a focus on practical implications
-Cybersecurity and ID theft update: What all CPAs should know about the current threats and scams to keep their personal, firm, and client data secure
-Millennials in the workforce
-Metrics used to measure and manage CPA firm success
-Avoiding professional liability risk on attest and nonattest services

Learning Objectives:
-Be able to identify the major standards and regulation-related changes that will confront A&A public accountants in their practice this year
-Understand current and emerging challenges and risks as identified in the leading industry surveys

Designed For: Practicing CPAs with a need to stay on top of the issues and trends that will affect their practice this year

CPE Credits: 4, Accounting & Auditing

Level of Knowledge: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Sufficient experience in A&A practice to have gained a baseline understanding of key terminology and core issues

Acronym: CIA4

Discussion Leader: Jeffrey Lieman, CPA