Annual Accounting & Auditing Update [ACAU]

Subject:

Aug 7, 2017
Time: 8:00 - 4:00
Accounting & Auditing

Credit Hours:

8.00

Price:

Member: $295.00
Non-member: $445.00

Discussion Leader:

Gregory M. Clark, CPA

Gregory M. Clark CPA is an author and discussion leader for LOSCALZO ASSOCIATES, P.A. and a Principal with the Business Compliance & Controls Group (BCCG) an accounting consulting firm specializing in employee benefit plan audits and compliance, internal controls auditing, consulting and assessments, and technical accounting training and consulting.

With extensive experience in the audit and business compliance field, Greg has participated in all aspects of employee benefit plan engagements; including plan audit and business risk assessments, plan internal control assessment and design, plan regulatory compliance, data retention management, and administrative contract compliance. BCCG provides technical accounting and auditing consulting services, quality control and effectiveness reviews and compliance assistance to CPA firms performing employee benefit plan engagements.

Greg is an internationally known speaker on the topics of employee benefit plans, technical accounting and auditing, operational auditing and internal controls evaluations, data retention management, organizational risk assessments and various other topics. Greg has worked with accountants and auditors from international companies throughout the world, many Fortune 500 companies, numerous local, regional, and national CPA firms, and for more than 40 State CPA societies.

Full Description

Annual Accounting and Auditing Update (ACAU)

August 7, 2017

Westmark Fairbanks Hotel
813 Noble Street
Fairbanks, 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.

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 PCC, FASS, ASB, and ARSC. Not only will this course bring you up-to-date on the requirements, it also provides you with many hands-on examples and illustrations to help you apply the guidance in practice. You will learn about the latest standards, exposure drafts, and guidance focusing on issues applicable to accountants and attestation practitioners in public accounting and private industry. This course also includes a compilation, preparation, and review update specifically covering the newly effective SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and recent attestation matters on the radar.

Major Topics:
- Private company standard setting activities
- Recently issued FASS Accounting Standards Updates
- Revenue recognition
- Leases
- Financial instruments
- Recently issued SASs and other AICPA activity
- SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification
- Attestation matters on the radar
- Other important A&A practice matters

Learning Objectives:
- Keep abreast of current private company standard setting activities of the PCC
- Review and apply recently issued FASB, ASB, and ARSC pronouncements
- Be aware of various standard setters' agendas, technical plans, and project updates
- Understand the newly effective SSARS No. 21 relating to the preparation of financial statements and new guidance on compilations and reviews
- Be aware of attestation matters on the radar
- 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

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

CPE Credits: 8, Accounting & Auditing

Level of Knowledge: Update

Prerequisite: Experience in accounting and attestation

Acronym: ACAU

Discussion Leader: Gregory M. Clark, CPA