Common Deficiencies in SSARS Engagements Webcast [CDSS]

Nov 30, 2022
Time: 7:00am-11:00am


Accounting & Auditing

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Member: $160.00
Non-member: $240.00

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Discussion Leader:

Melisa F. Galasso, CPA    more info

Melisa F. Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not for profit and governmental accounting. Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts.

Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers.

She also serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC), has had leadership roles on various A&A committees, and serves on the VSCPA’s Board of Directors.

Melisa is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient and was honored as a “40 under 40” by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017 and 2018. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.

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Website registration for this course closes on November 29, 2022. To register after this date please contact the society at or 907-562-4334.

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Common Deficiencies in SSARS Engagements Webcast (CDSS)

November 30th, 2022 / 7:00 am 11:00 am Alaska Time

While SSARS 21 has been around for nearly a decade, preparation, compilation and review engagements continue to be a hot topic for peer review. This course with Melisa Galasso will concentrate on the most common peer review findings with a focus on how to comply in an efficient but practical perspective. This interactive course will allow attendees to discuss the root cause of noncompliance so that overall engagement quality increases.

Major Topics:
- Compilation and review engagements.
- Peer review.

Learning Objectives:
- Describe common deficiencies identified in peer review.
- Identify methods to improve quality.
- Recognize root causes of noncompliance.

Designed For: Practitioners who perform compilation and review engagements.

CPE Credits: 4, Accounting & Auditing

Level of Knowledge: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Experience with compilation and review engagements.

Acronym: CDSS

Discussion Leader: Melisa F. Galasso, CPA