Webcast: Audit and Attestation Update

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Description

The AICPA has been busy lately! This course will cover recently issued SASes, SSARS and SSAEs. Attendees will take a deep dive into the new auditor's reporting suite that will be effective in December 2021. We will also look at the rest of the recently issued audit standards and the major proposals. This course provides attendees with an overview of all the key audit and attest standard-setting activities of the AICPA.

Credits

Number of Credits Type of Credits
4.00 Auditing

Designed For

Accountants in public practice

Prerequisites

Prior experience with GAAS

Objectives

  • List recently issued auditing and attestation standards
  • Identify the impact of recently issued SASes, SSARS and SSAEs
  • Describe changes to the auditor's report
  • Recall the impact of SAS 136 on employee benefit plan audits

Prices

Member (Early Bird)
$149.00
Non-Member (Early Bird)
$199.00
Member
$149.00
Non-Member
$199.00
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Instructors

Melisa F. Galasso, CPA

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 Women's Initiative Executive Committee (WIEC) and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She has held previous positions on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and the NCACPA's A&A committee.

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, 2018 and 2019. 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. She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and International Business from Georgetown University.

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