Annual Accounting and Auditing Update

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Description

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, FASB, 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'll 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 discussion of common audit quality issues noted in peer reviews, updates practitioners on the latest developments impacting compilation, preparation and review engagements, and discusses other matters of interest to all accountants.

Credits

Number of Credits Type of Credits
2.00 Auditing
6.00 Accounting

Designed For

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

Prerequisites

Experience in accounting and attestation

Highlights

  • Private company standard setting activities
  • Recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates
  • Revenue recognition
  • Leases
  • Other items on the FASB's Technical Agenda
  • Recently issued SASs, AICPA and PCAOB activity
  • SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification and other recently issued SSARS
  • Audit quality issues
  • Other important A and A practice matters

Objectives

  • Keep abreast of current private company advocacy 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 SSARS No 21 relating to the preparation of financial statements and new guidance on compilations and reviews
  • Recall common audit quality issues and concerns
  • Be familiar with other important A and A practice matters you should be aware of
  • Utilize hands-on examples and illustrations to increase your overall understanding and application of the material

Prices

Member (Early Bird)
$295.00
Non-Member (Early Bird)
$395.00
Member
$345.00
Non-Member
$445.00
Your Price: $395.00

This is your base price and does not reflect any additional session fees, optional add-ons, or guest registrations. Early Bird rates will be applied to all registrations made prior to October 16, 2019.

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Instructors

James K. Myers, CPA, CGMA

Jim Myers is a CPA with over 40 years' experience working in CPA firms (Big 8 to small firms), as a CPA firm partner for 15 years, CPA firm chief administrative officer, as a corporate controller, senior vice president and Accounting Department Director for a bank, financial director for a non-profit organization, and bank internal auditor.

Myers is a member of the AICPA, the Tennessee Society of CPAs (TSCPA) and several other local and regional organizations. He has served as Vice-Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, and at-large director of TSCPA, a member of TSCPA Council and as Chairman of the Professional Ethics and the Technology committees. He has been a speaker for continuing education courses for the AICPA, the TSCPA, in-house CPE presentations, the Georgia Society of CPAs, the North Carolina Association of CPAs, the Alabama Society of CPAs, the Colorado Society of CPAs, and the Tennessee Association of Public Accountants. He co-authored the TSCPA ethics training course for Tennessee CPAs.

Myers is a graduate of Carson-Newman College (served on the Alumni Board and on the Business Department Advisory Board) and is the Chairman of Teen Center of Knoxville, Inc.

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