Current Issues in Accounting & Auditing: An Annual Update [AAU4]

Aug 7, 2018
Time: 12:30pm - 4:00pm

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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Current Issues In Accounting & Auditing: An Annual Update (AAU4)

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.

Designed for accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides an overview of recent accounting, compilation, preparation, review, and attestation matters including: recently issued Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs); the FASB's comprehensive new Revenue Recognition standard - Topic 606; Lease Accounting - Topic 842; Financial Instruments; SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification; recent AICPA and PCAOB releases and other important A&A practice matters you should be aware of.

Major Topics:
-Recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates
-Revenue recognition
-Leases
-Financial instruments
-SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and other recently issued SSARS
-Recently issued AICPA and PCAOB standards
-Other important A&A practice matters

Learning Objectives:
-Review recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates Understand the FASB's comprehensive new revenue recognition standard, Topic 606
-Review the FASB's new lease accounting standard, Topic 842
-Come up-to-date with matters on the FASB's technical agenda
-Understand SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and other recently issued SSARS
-Be familiar with new and proposed AICPA and PCAOB releases and 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

Designed For: Accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels desiring to remain up-to-date on recent pronouncements and other standard setters' activities

CPE Credits: 4, Accounting & Auditing

Level of Knowledge: Update

Prerequisite: Experience in accounting and attestation

Acronym: AAU4

Discussion Leader: Jeffrey Lieman, CPA