Webcast: Deep Dive Common Auditing Deficiencies
272 | Webcast | Intermediate | Scheduled
This course will review common deficiencies identified by the AICPA and state boards of accountancy. It includes discussion on a variety of topics including auditing estimates, internal controls deficiencies, documentation deficiencies and risk assessment. We will review the areas of concern, the profession's response to these deficiencies and how you can overcome them by employing best practices.
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Accountants in public practice
Prior experience with GAAS
- Describe common audit deficiencies
- Properly perform risk assessment and documentation
- Identify internal controls
- Describe best practices for auditing estimates
- Member (Early Bird)
- Non-Member (Early Bird)
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.Back to Instructors