Compliance Auditing: Questions from the Field [CAQ Fbx]

Jun 29, 2015
Time: 8-4



Credit Hours:



Member: $295.00
Non-member: $445.00

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Discussion Leader: Marcie Thomas, CPA

Website registration for this course closes on June 28, 2015. To register after this date please contact the society at or 907-562-4334.

Full Description

Compliance Auditing: Questions from the Field (CAQ)

June 29, 2015
Westmark Fairbanks Hotel
Fairbanks, AK
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.

Auditors are being found deficient by peer reviewers, federal agency reviewers, and state auditors. While this is not new, the situation is magnified by recent comments and actions by the DOL against firms performing ERISA audits that are not meeting professional standards. Although single audits are not ERISA audits, the focus on them has been heightened. Now is the time to ensure that you are current on all the new developments and are performing all the steps necessary to comply with professional standards.
Help you avoid recurring common failures in audits under
Government Auditing Standards and OMB Circular A-133
Provide you with the latest changes in professional literature

Major Topics:
Using the very popular Loscalzo FAQ Format, the major subjects covered will include: frequently identified issues in compliance audits related to documentation, multipurpose testing, design of compliance and internal control tests, sampling applications, reporting findings, schedule of federal awards, and identifying major programs.

Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
Identify areas for improvements in their Government Auditing
Standards (GAS) and OMB Circular A-133 audits
Implement changes to audits as a result of changes to professional
standards including the OMBs Uniform Guidance

Designed For:
Audit practitioners working on nonprofit and/or public sector clients who need audits performed in accordance with the Yellow Book and OMB Circular A-133
Accountants in nonprofit or government organizations that need a compliance audit

CPE Credits: 8, Auditing

Level of Knowledge: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Assumed basic knowledge of compliance auditing, accounting and reporting,
Yellow Book and OMB Circular A-133

Acronym: CAQ

Discussion Leader: Marcie Thomas, CPA

Qualifies for the 24 hour Yellow Book requirement. Determination as to the qualification of certain courses for the Yellow Book 24 hour requirement should be made on an auditor specific basis depending on that auditors Yellow Book clients. Note that the determination of course qualification is a matter of an auditors professional judgment in consultation with appropriate individuals in the audit firm. The 24 hours are a subset of the 80 hour requirement.
It is recommended that this course not be scheduled in conjunction with Compliance Auditing from Start toFinish.