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

Jul 29, 2020
Time: 08:30am-12:00pm


Accounting & Auditing

Credit Hours:



Member: $150.00
Non-member: $225.00

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Discussion Leader:

Gregory M. Clark, CPA    more info

Gregory M. Clark, CPA, CGMA, is a Principal with the Business Compliance & Controls Group (BCCG), an accounting and consulting firm specializing in technical audit and accounting training and consulting, employee benefit plan audits, compliance and training, internal controls consulting and training, and assessments, technical accounting consulting, and engagement quality control review services.

With more than 39 years of experience in the financial statement assurance and business compliance field, Greg has participated in all aspects of numerous attest engagements, including plan audit and business risk assessments, plan internal control assessment and design, plan regulatory compliance, financial reporting and quality control assessments, and administration contract compliance.  BCCG provides technical accounting and auditing consulting services, continuing professional education services, quality control and effectiveness reviews, and compliance assistance to small businesses and CPA firms performing attest engagements. 

Greg is a nationally known speaker on employee benefit plans, technical accounting and auditing, operational auditing and internal controls evaluations, integrated auditing, organizational risk assessments, and various other topics. In 2019, he received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of his consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills. Greg currently serves on the AICPA EBP Expert Panel, the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Conference Program, the Georgia CPA Society Southeastern Accounting Show Task Force, and the Georgia Employee Benefit Plan Conference Committee. Greg has worked with accountants and auditors from throughout the world; many Fortune 500 companies; and numerous local, regional, and national CPA firms and small business clients as well as more than 46 state CPA society CPE organizations.


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Website registration for this course closes on July 28, 2020. To register after this date please contact the society at or 907-562-4334.

Full Description

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

July 29th, 2020

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 and proposed Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs); the Lease Accounting Topic 842; Impairments Topic 326; an update on the status of Topic 606 implementation; SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification and other new and proposed standards issued by the ARSC; recent AICPA and PCAOB releases; and other important A&A practice matters you should be aware of, including peer review and audit quality.

Major Topics Covered:
- Recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates and PCC activity
- Leases -- Topic 842
- Impairment -- Topic 326
- Lessons learned from the adoption of Topic 606
- Other items on the FASBs Technical Agenda
- Recently issued SASs and other AICPA and PCAOB activity
- SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and other recently issued SSARS
- Peer review and other audit quality issues
- Other important A&A practice matters

Learning Objectives:
When you complete this course you will be able to:
- Review recently issued and proposed FASB Accounting Standards Updates
- Review the FASBs new lease accounting standard, Topic 842 and Topic 326 on impairments
- Come up-to-date with matters on the FASBs technical agenda
- Understand SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and other recently issued or proposed SSARS
- Be familiar with new and proposed AICPA and PCAOB releases
-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: Gregory M. Clark, CPA